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Friday, January 29, 2010

F/T - Library Systems Manager - The New School

Position Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director for Digital Library Programs, the Systems Librarian coordinates the development, implementation, and maintenance of the University Library's integrated library system and server-based library services. Responsibilities: -Develops, implements, supports, and troubleshoots library systems used in the University Library (i.e. openURL, federated search, and digital asset management systems) -Maintains the University Library's server environment and oversees maintenance of the Library's electronic services and networks -Supervises digitization clerical and student staff -Troubleshoots remote patron access to Library electronic resources with the Electronic Resources and Serials Manager -Coordinates, develops, and maintains the Library's website -Maintains the University Library's web, storage, backup and media services -Integrates patron data exchange between consortium ILS and New School's registration system (SCT BANNER) -Acts as primary New School liaison with consortia members on issues related to the Library's Integrated Library System -Implements campus-wide digital library initiatives, including work with library streaming media services, archival finding aids, and institutional repository software and workflows -Generates statistical reports -Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements: -ALA-accredited MLS, appropriate undergraduate degree -Minimum 3 years experience with complex integrated library systems, preferably Ex Libris' Aleph -Knowledge of MARC metadata forms, bibliographic and authority records -Working knowledge of other metadata formats and processes for transfer between formats, particularly between EAD, METS, MODS and DublinCore -Knowledge of general database and SQL concepts; particularly as they are used in MySQL and Oracle systems -Experience developing or managing academic websites; experience implementing a content management system; familiarity with basic networking concepts and Web-based scripting languages (i.e. Perl, PHP or Ruby preferred) -Ability to work in a mixed hardware/software environment with working knowledge of Linux/Solaris operating systems -Excellent written and oral communications skills

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