Full time Remote / Telecommute

Systems Librarian

Henderson, NV
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Salary: $65,000
Created: June 24, 2024


Job Description

The University Library at Nevada State University is seeking applications for the position of Systems Librarian. Reporting directly to the Dean of the Library, the ideal candidate will contribute to a forward-thinking team committed to redefining the role of the university library. The Systems Librarian oversees the implementation, maintenance, support, and enhancement of various library technologies, systems, and integrations. This role is pivotal in delivering innovative library services and ensuring access to the Library’s comprehensive online information resources.

Nevada State supports flexible working options as outlined in the university’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. Library team members typically telecommute two days per week.

About the University Library:

As the pioneering all-digital academic library in Nevada, the Nevada State University Library is dedicated to enhancing educational outcomes for the university’s student body. Operating within a dynamic, collaborative, and project-driven environment, the library team strives to create tangible improvements in the lives of our stakeholders. Nationally renowned, the library team sets a benchmark for excellence:

  • Recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College & Research Libraries. Nevada State is the first Hispanic-Serving Institution recipient in the Baccalaureate Category and only the second public institution to be recognized in the award’s 21-year history. Previous recipients include Amherst College, Carleton College, Grinnell College, Swarthmore College, and Wellesley College.
  • Recognized with a Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) unit commendation for mission fulfillment during the University’s Mission Fulfillment and Sustainability Evaluation. The regional accrediting bodies’ highest unit commendation.
  • Leading Campuswide Student Satisfaction Ratings. 93% of students selected “satisfied” or “highly satisfied” as their library satisfaction rating in the 2024 campuswide satisfaction survey.
  • Awarded the inaugural 2023 Student-Focused Department of the Year Award from the Nevada State Student Alliance. Student leaders recognized the Library’s outstanding service to students and its impactful partnerships with student organizations on activities that promote student wellness and facilitate connections with academic resources and initiatives.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPI), Nevada State is a university where teaching and student support are valued above all else.

A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.

We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respect and honor the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. To strengthen the university and fulfill its mission, the university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of Nevada State University, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.

We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our institution and our community. 

We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and administers library enterprise systems, including ExLibris’ Alma and Primo VE; OCLC Tipasa and Worldshare; OpenAthens; EBSCO Stacks; and Springshare LibApps.
  • Develops and sustains strong, cooperative partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to support both library-specific and broader campus technological objectives.
  • Provides liaison services to faculty and students in designated subject areas.
  • Proactively improves knowledge and professional practice through training and continuing education.
  • Produces scholarly works, engages actively in service, and fulfills other Nevada State criteria for promotion and tenure.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree or equivalent by the start date.
  • Demonstrable potential to meet the University Library's standards for promotion and tenure.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship (Nevada State does not sponsor employment-related visas).

Please note: Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications at the time of application in order to be considered for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing support and management for library enterprise systems.
  • Experience planning, managing, and overseeing library technology projects.

Rank, Salary & Benefits:

12-month. Tenure-track. Budgeted salary for this position is $65,000. Nevada State University offers excellent benefits, including 17.50% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 12 paid holidays, educational benefits, and three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

This Posting is Open Until Filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made.

Review of applications will begin on July 29, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants

Nevada State University employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE, UNLV, UNR, NSU, CSN, TMCC, WNC, GBC, or DRI) MUST use the “Browse Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at Nevada State and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Browse Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment(s) viewable to you will be the attachment(s) to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment(s) to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment(s) will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at apply@nevadastate.edu

Please upload the following documents:

  • Detailed CV or resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Cover letter detailing how your experience matches the qualifications;
  • Names and contact information of three references, at least one of whom must be a current or former supervisor.

The search committee may ask for more materials at later stages in the application process.

Throughout your application materials, we encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Nevada State University does not currently sponsor Visas, all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Last updated: Monday, June 24, 2024 21:46 UTC