Integrated Library System Administrator

Overland Park, KS
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Salary: $28.27 - $42.40
Created: March 4, 2022


Johnson County Library is a 14 branch suburban library system with a long history in our community. A suburb of the Kansas City metro area, our county is growing and diversifying. We serve neighborhoods ranging from urban to suburban to on-the-edge-of rural.  We prize innovation and commitment to learning. We are a fun, forward-thinking organization with a mission to enrich people’s lives.

Johnson County Library is seeking an Integrated Library System Administrator. This position is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Integrated Library System (ILS) and its integration with other systems supporting excellent library services. The ILS is a complex system that brings together multiple functions, including acquisitions, serials, cataloging, circulation, and patron management. In addition, it is the primary system for tracking materials as they move through the Library processing cycle.

This posting will be open through 5:00 p.m. on March 18, 2022.  Qualified applicants will remain as active candidates for a period of up to 90 days.

  • Manages daily operations of the Integrated Library System (ILS); acts as the primary contact for Integrated Library System vendor support; designs, develops, and maintains custom and canned reports that support the operation of the ILS; ensures that problems are fixed as they arise; monitors system and responds to system alerts; and supports Library and partner end-users performing administrative activities in the ILS.

  • Plans and coordinates upgrades, enhancements, and bug fixes for the integrated library system and Web catalog interface; tests, schedules, and performs upgrades, enhancements, and bug fixes; collaborates with public service staff and other departments to review and prepare for upgrades and bug fixes.

  • Collaborates with IT Team to maintain hosting environment for ILS; implements support and maintains compliance with Library security and privacy policies in the ILS and associated systems.

  • Designs, develops, tests and maintains custom code using a combination of tools including but not limited to Perl, HTML, proprietary APIs, SQL, and UNIX shell scripting..

  • Manages the integrations between ILS and other systems, including automated materials handling systems, self-checks, RFID pads, security gates, web catalog, interlibrary loan system.

  • Serves as the primary point of contact and is responsible for supporting other systems integrated with the ILS, such as interlibrary loans.


Published: Friday, March 4, 2022 21:09 UTC

Last updated: Friday, March 4, 2022 21:09 UTC