Integrated Systems Librarian

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Created: November 7, 2012


The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) seeks a tenure-track faculty member to administer the Integrated Library System (ILS). Walker Library utilizes the Innovative Interfaces (III) Millennium system and a migration to III Sierra is expected in 2013.

The ILS Librarian will develop, implement, support and administer the ILS and serve as liaison to campus archival centers for ILS operations.  This individual will report to the Head of Collection Development and Management (CDM) and coordinate with Library and external units in the integration of a variety of discovery and electronic management tools.

This is a 12-month, tenure-track position. All library faculty are expected to meet promotion and tenure standards.

  • Serve as coordinator of the ILS and primary contact to the vendor
  • Manage the ILS including loading of records, evaluating usage & status of records, monitoring system messages, and updating tables and templates
  • Collaborate with internal library units and external campus archival centers to customize systems settings as needed
  • Create user authorizations and configure permissions
  • Oversee staff training for system modules
  • Manage and implement ongoing system upgrades
  • Assist library units in the design and collection of statistics
  • Work with library staff to implement new processes or products
  • Manage the III webpac
  • Coordinate with Library Technology Department on server management to troubleshoot and resolve system functional issues
Required Qualifications
  • ALA accredited masters degree
  • Three years of full-time post degree library experience
  • Previous experience as a manager of an ILS including troubleshooting computer hardware and software system conflicts
  • Thorough understanding of bibliographic record structure
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of library operations and ability to integrate system functions across the library
  • Web authoring skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience integrating a discovery system and an electronic resource management system
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or related field
  • Experience with an ILS in an academic library including integration with a campus enterprise system
  • Knowledge of emerging cataloging standards and metadata schema

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