Integrated Library Management Systems Manager

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Created: May 8, 2012


The Ohio State University Libraries seek an energetic, flexible, and innovative individual to lead the Integrated Library Management Systems Support Team, a unit of the Libraries' Information Technology Division. If your skills and interests are a match for our position, we encourage you to apply!

POSITION OVERVIEW The ILMS Manager leads the ILMS Support Team, a service-oriented, team-based unit of the OSU Libraries (OSUL) IT Division. The ILMS Support Team is responsible for providing overall leadership, development, and management for the Libraries' integrated library management system (currently Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) Millennium system; migrating to Sierra in late 2012), and associated products including the III WebPAC and OCLC's WorldCat Local. The ILMS Manager reports to the Associate Director for Information Technology and supervises the Catalog Services & Public Services Systems Coordinator.

EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED) Successful applicants will have a minimum of 2 years of recent experience with implementation, operation and maintenance of integrated library systems and services in an academic or large public library; demonstrated ability to plan, manage and oversee complex projects in coordination with other internal and external units; demonstrated ability to analyze complex technical problems, research similar issues and resolutions, and determine an appropriate course of action; ability to balance priorities to meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, listening skills, and collaboration skills, with a strong commitment to responsive service; flexibility to work in a dynamic and evolving area, both independently and as part of a team, to solve problems in a timely fashion.

EXPERIENCE (DESIRED) In addition, top applicants will have 4+ years of recent experience with implementation, operation and maintenance of integrated library systems and services in an academic or large public library; working knowledge of the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) suite of products, particularly Millennium and/or Sierra and the WebPAC; familiarity with one or more of the following library functions - acquisitions, cataloging, serials processing, circulation, or reference; knowledge of library standards; experience working with a consortium; familiarity with WorldCat Local configuration; project management knowledge and skills as well as strong team management and development skills; demonstrated ability to document procedures; demonstrated ability to master new technologies and services quickly.

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APPLICATION Applications will be accepted through June 3, 2012 with first preference given to those applying by May 27, 2012 by using the University's online jobs site at under "Systems Manager - not SAP".

For questions, please contact: Greg Newman, Human Resources The Ohio State University Libraries 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210 614-247-8887 /<>

Beth Black Associate Professor and Systems Librarian Head, Web Implementation Team Ohio State University Libraries Science and Engineering Library, Room 320E 175 West 18th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210 614-688-5428<>


Published: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 00:28 UTC

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