Library Systems Manager

New York City
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Created: March 3, 2013


Manages a Library unit or major service area. - Manages one or more services such as Circulation, Cataloguing, User Services, or Library Technology - Evaluates requirements and creates long- and short-term plans for services and collections - Evaluates innovative technologies, databases, and methodologies, makes recommendations related to same and participates in their acquisition - Participates in developing collections and acquiring materials in all formats and media - Assists in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards - Conducts outreach and training activities related to assigned area(s) - Supervises and/or trains staff, students, and others assigned to the Library - May perform highly specialized work in one or more library disciplines, such as technology and systems - Performs related duties as assigned. Job Title Name: Library Manager

Higher Education Associate


In addition to the general duties, the Library Systems Manager will:
Manage Library Systems/IT area.
Evaluate requirements and create long- and short-term plans for library IT services, specifically for server development on a variety of platforms (Windows, Linux, VMware) for web, image, and database hosting; security of workstations; and CUNY library system (Aleph) client.
Evaluate innovative technologies, make recommendations related to same and participate in their acquisition (for example: Content Management Systems, Wikis and blogs, Virtualization, Network attached storage and Tutorial software).
Assist in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards for the Library Reserve Room Computer Lab.
Conduct outreach and training activities for library faculty and staff related to new technologies.
Supervise the Library Computer Lab and the college assistants who work there, including recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, scheduling, and evaluating.
Assist in supervision, training, and mentoring of Library Webmaster.
Perform highly specialized work in Library information technology systems.
Act as liaison to College network staff and to University library systems staff.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of the City University of New York. John Jay College is also recognized for serving a broadly diverse student population. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings. As evidenced by so many on-going developments, the College offers its many new faculty and staff the opportunity to shape the future of their institution.

Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required; MLS degree and/or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.

Experience with and deep knowledge of computer server environments including Windows, Linux, VMware, and backup systems
Experience with networking hardware and protocols
Experience with office computer hardware and software
Experience with computer lab environments including workstation security
Interest in emerging technologies
Good communications skills, both oral and written
Good interpersonal skills
Experience with library computer environments and lab supervisory experience desirable
$55,602 - $76,689

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

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March 16, 2013

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

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Published: Sunday, March 3, 2013 00:51 UTC

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