Job Posting: Systems Librarian - Wake Forest University

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Created: September 24, 2008


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Wake Forest University seeks a collaborative, innovative and service-oriented Librarian with strong programming skills to serve as the Systems Librarian for the Z. Smith Reynolds Library.

This position will be central in the development and implementation of next generation information systems to accomplish the library's goal of migrating to open source environments.

The Systems Librarian will design, implement, and manage software to extend and integrate commercial, open source, and locally developed software; perform system analysis and application development to facilitate the use of technology in the library; manage the Integrated Library System and consult and collaborate with faculty and staff on library information technology initiatives. This Librarian will also provide support to faculty, staff and students on library-related systems, software, and hardware; provide user instruction for the students, faculty, and University community and serve as the library liaison and subject specialist for departments as needed.

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library, with a collection of over 1.9 million volumes, materials expenditures of $3.5 million, and operating budget over $7 million, serves over 4,000 students in the undergraduate College, the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Divinity School of Wake Forest University.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. From its founding, the university adopted the motto "pro humanitate" which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. For quick facts about the University, go to


Qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program plus, two years of progressively responsible experience in an academic library, managing and providing library services. Significant software development experience using advanced techniques. Experience with database design, reporting, and management including SQL, Oracle, & client reporting applications required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applicants will begin September 29th and continue until filled. For full position description and application instructions, visit

Wake Forest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status. Wake Forest University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 17:44 UTC

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