Emerging Technology and Systems Librarian

Green Bay
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Created: May 17, 2013


WORKING TITLE: Emerging Technology and Systems Librarian


POSTING DATE: May 16, 2013



The Emerging Technology and Systems Librarian reports to the Library Director and provides leadership in building staff awareness of new and emerging technologies to improve library services and workflow.  This position provides oversight and planning for library systems, including the integrated library system (ILS) and resource discovery tool.  This position also leads the development and management of the Cofrin Library website.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

* Keep current on new and emerging technologies. 
* Serve as Lead Administrator for the Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system, Ex Libris Primo resources discovery tool, and other library systems.
* Act as the initial support for all library systems, software, and hardware problems.
* Act as the liaison to CIT for software and hardware problems and as backup lab manager.
* Supervise and mentor the Electronic Resources Librarian.
* Act as initial technology resource person for library staff and assist with special technology projects including digitization.
* Assist staff in running reports from Voyager and Primo.
* Train permanent and student staff as needed on library software.
* Participate in the establishment of short- and long-range library information technology goals, objectives, and priorities.
* Serve as the UW-Green Bay representative on the UW System Library Automation Managers Committee.
* Assess the impact of technology-based services on library users.
* Act as library liaison with system vendors.
* Participate in library-wide policy making and strategic planning.
* Monitor and manage the Library's system budget.


* ALA accredited Masters of Library Science degree or equivalent at time of application
* Three years progressively responsible experience in managing library systems
* Experience managing an integrated library system


* Supervisory experience
* Proficiency with one or more programming or scripting language and coding HTML/CSS
* Budgetary experience
* Working knowledge of database technologies used to store, manipulate, and query structured data
* Strong organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Adaptability, creativity, and an aptitude to learn new technological tools and techniques
* Familiarity with MARC cataloging format
* Proficiency with standard desktop software and hardware
* Experience with assessing the use of technologies, including library digitization technologies
* Awareness of current issues and trends in information technology
* Familiarity with standard practices in web development

Campus and Community: http://www.uwgb.edu/hr/community/
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Annual Security Report: http://www.uwgb.edu/publicsafety/documents/AnnualSecurityReport.pdf

Position is a full-time academic staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an AA/EEO employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members.

Please submit application materials by Friday, June 7, 2013.

Salary Range of $47,381-$52,000; the UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

* Benefit Details: http://www.wisconsin.edu/hr/benefits/uben.pdf
* Total Compensation Estimator: http://www.wisconsin.edu/hr/benefits/compest/

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Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

* Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
* Resume
* Names and contact information for three references
* Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Joan Robb
Phone: (920)465-2383
Email: issearch@uwgb.edu

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