Library Systems Manager

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Created: June 23, 2010


With apologies, the advertisement I posted yesterday contained an erroneous URL.

The corrected advertisement appears below.

The click sequence to find the posting at this URL: Current Listings/Search Positions/Search Field = LIBR - (Library).


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We are actively recruiting for a Library Systems Manager at Dartmouth College Library. More information is available at .

Library Systems Manager Dartmouth College Library Hanover, New Hampshire

The Dartmouth College Library seeks an experienced administrator of library systems to join the team responsible for the deployment and maintenance of systems that comprise the library's digital presence. Reporting to the Head of Digital Media and Library Technologies, the successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring that systems are functional, inter-operable, and serve the ongoing goal of the library to support scholarly research.

This person is the primary administrator of the library's Millennium integrated library system. Responsibilities include maintaining authorizations for system access and software configuration options, supporting the integration of Millennium with library and campus systems (e.g. single sign on, Borrow Direct), responding to problems reported by staff, leading projects to implement new system functionality, recommending and coordinating server and software upgrades, working with vendors to solve problems and serving as a technical liaison between system vendors and the campus computer center.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate or professional degree in a related field. 2-3 years experience in the management of a complex integrated information system, preferably an integrated library system such as Millennium. Demonstrated knowledge of Unix operating systems, excellent analytical skills, oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities. Ability to troubleshoot problems pro-actively. Familiarity with scripting languages such as Perl and PHP is a plus.

RANK AND SALARY: The position is part of the Dartmouth College Library System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth has remained at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the 2.8 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library's mission is to foster intellectual growth and advance the teaching and research missions of the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin as of 1 July, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at

Dartmouth College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.

------------------------------ Cecilia Tittemore Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services, and Chair, Library Systems Manager Search Committee Dartmouth College Library Hanover, NH 03755-3525 603-646-3236

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