IS Technical Support Specialist IV

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Library Discovery Systems Coordinator will assist in developing and maintaining the interoperability of Library systems and enhance their capability to be used for finding information and services. The LDSC will assist service administrators in configuring and maintaining Primo, Alma, Illiad, Ezproxy and other library systems. The position will also be responsible for creating and maintaining data transfers between these and other Library and campus resources like Browzine, RapidILL, Reference Universe and SAP. Developing interoperability will include designing custom menus and interfaces by editing html5, xml, css3 and Java scripts to improve discovery by users between services. Working with the Systems Librarian, the LDSC will have in depth communication with all interested parties for the services including working with, attending and participating in various Library committees and work groups.




Job Title
IS Technical Support Specialist IV

Requisition Number
RE11316

Working Title
Library Discovery Systems Coordinator

Department Name
88000:LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
45

Salary Range
$44,096-72,779/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, viewing a computer screen, typing on keyboard, and concentrating in a mildly noisy environment.



Shift

Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hour week).



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

XML, Html5, CSS3, graphics editing, Java Scripts, good oral and written communication skills, good analytic and problem solving skills



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience working on Library systems and library web design.

Bachelors of Science in Web Design



Deadline to Apply
09/04/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * When creating web pages, which web design tools do you think are the best for creating functional and engaging interfaces? (300 words or less)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Briefly describe a committee, group or team of which you were a member. What was your position in the organization, and how did you work with them to achieve goals and solve problems? (300 words or less)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Knowing that none of the following statements represents completely the approach you would take, which of the following statements most closely describes what you would do?
    • I would rather spend hours trying many trial and error tests to find what works.
    • I would rather spend hours reading the literature to find what works.
    • I would rather wait hours to consult with a seldom available expert to find what works.
  4. * Knowing that none of the following answers represents your skill set completely, please indicate which of the following statements most represents your skill set.
    • I am more of a systems administrator than anything else.
    • I am more of a programmer than anything else.
    • I am more of a web developer than anything else.
    • I am more of a network administrator than anything else.
    • I am none of these.
  5. * Knowing that none of the following answers represents your complete preference, please indicate which of the following statements most represents your preference when communicating with a group.
    • I would rather communicate by email with everyone.
    • I would rather communicate by conference call with everyone.
    • I would rather text or use a chatroom with everyone.
    • I would rather have a face-to-face meeting with everyone.
    • I would rather communicate one-on-one with each person.
  6. * Please indicate which statement best represents your experience with Libraries.
    • I've never used a library.
    • I've used my school or college library.
    • I've used my public library.
    • I've worked in a library as a student or volunteer.
    • I've worked professionally in a library.
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • APLU.org (Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

PI98971475