Librarian II, Integrated Library Systems

Fort Lauderdale
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Created: March 26, 2013


Primary Purpose
The Integrated Library System Librarian is primarily responsible for the management and ongoing development of NSU Libraries' Innovative Interfaces Inc. (III) integrated library system (ILS). This system serves as the online catalog and provides technical services support functions to all of the NSU Libraries.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Provides user, operational, and technical support for the ILS.

2. Analyzes, records and resolves system issues. Coordinates with III Help Desk to track and resolve problems that cannot be resolved locally.

3. Works closely with staff and patron communities to customize the ILS as needed.

4. Installs and tests all new IIII system software releases and add-on modules.

5. Maintain and develop NovaCat web catalog.

6. Recommends software and hardware solutions that are compatible with and complementary to the ILS.

7. Provides management and statistical reports to Executive Director.

8. Provides staff instruction for new system releases and upgrades.

9. Create and review ILS procedures to ensure consistency with NSU Library policies; communicate changes and new procedures, appropriately.

10. Act as facilitator for staff committees to monitor and provide feedback on the ILS.

11. Serves as library's primary contact with Innovative Interfaces Inc.

12. Actively participates in enhancement request process and other activities of the Innovative Users Group.

13. May be expected to assume responsibility for supervision of library support staff, volunteers, and/or student employees.

14. Other duties as assigned.

Other Job Functions:

1. Troubleshoot access issues for the library's licensed content.

2. Maintain and update ezproxy software.

3. Serves on Library, University, and external committees as appropriate, and participates in scholarly and professional activity.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices and techniques.

2. Demonstrated skills in using current technologies, including online searching.

3. Demonstrated ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

4. Demonstrated organization and problem solving skills.

5. The ability to work both independently without direct supervision as well as in a team environment.

6. Considerable knowledge of general community needs and interests in relation to library services in the areas of specialization.

7. Demonstrated knowledge of resources and delivery of services.

8. Showing potential leadership ability by successful participation in small teams, committees, or projects.

9. Evidence of creative contributions and accomplishments.

10. Evidence of cross-departmental collaboration.

11. Evidence of professional and educational development through ongoing continuing education leading to a specialization in a work related field.

12. Evidence of professional growth, including participation and contributions to the profession. This can include service on library committees; service for professional organizations at a local, regional or national level; presentations given on and off campus; published articles and research.

13. Knowledge of cataloging, including MARC and AACR2.

Required Education:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school.

Required Experience:

1. Two (2) years of experience in an academic, research, or special library.

2. One (1) year experience managing integrated library systems. Innovative Interface Inc. system preferred.

3. Experience with HTML coding and web page development.

4. Experience with relational database management systems, e.g. Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Proficiency using software programs/products associated with library functions, including experience maintaining and supporting library automated systems and resources (EZProxy, ILLiad, etc.)

2. Experience with library systems, library desktop applications, circulation, serials, cataloging and acquisitions workflow, as well as integrated library systems and bibliographic utilities (OCLC)

3. Knowledge of scripting languages necessary to Voyager & other library software (e.g. PHP, C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, Visual Basic, etc.).

4. Experience with a III Sierra ILS.

Application Process:
Must apply online at  See positon #997919.


Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 20:15 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC