Job Posting: University of Kansas -- Systems Specialist - Library Systems & Application Administration

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Created: December 2, 2009


Information Technology, a division of Information Services at the University of Kansas has an opening for a Systems Specialist - Library Systems & Application Administration.

This position works as part of the Application Administration team providing key foundational support for systems supporting scholarly information and related services. Reporting to the Head of IT Application Administration, the Systems Specialist collaborates with IT and library professionals in the installation, configuration, upgrade, maintenance, development, delivery and support of systems supporting scholarly information and related services at KU, including library-wide information services and resources. This position also acts as a business analyst to document the Libraries' technology needs for presentation to the Libraries' and IT leadership.

This position's primary role supports systems and services associated with library management and scholarly communications including the Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) and catalog, interlibrary loan system, institutional repository, visual resources software, off-site storage (annex) management system, and other vendor and open source applications related to teaching, learning and research at the university. Products currently in use include Voyager, Illiad, Luna Insight, DSpace, Open Journal Systems, Extensible Text Framework, CNRI Handle Server, etc.

Required Qualifications:

1. Two years relevant experience in a library environment supporting such activities as integrated library management systems, networking, hardware and software as they relate to the delivery of library services.

2. Two years experience installing, upgrading, configuring and maintaining server-based applications in a UNIX environment.

3. Effective written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.

For a complete Position Description see and search by position number 00000056 for further information and to apply. First review of applications will begin January 4, 2010. Closing date is January 29, 2010. EO/AA

Mary Roach

Search Committee, Chair

Associate Dean - Technical Services

University of Kansas Libraries

Lawrence, KS 66045 <>


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Published: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 07:36 UTC

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