Systems Librarian

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Position Title:Systems Librarian Opened Date:06/21/2019 Job Category:Faculty Department:Library - 6010110 Division:Academic Affairs Required Documents:Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2 Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Description:The Systems Librarian provides strategic direction and technical expertise for Kaufman Library including development, implementation, administration, and security of library technology and resource applications and services as well as providing customer support of library hardware and software. In addition, the Systems Librarian serves as the library’s web manager. This faculty, nontenure track position reports to the Assistant Dean of Library Services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Administers the integrated library system, electronic resources, and other specialized library enterprise systems and software, including managing and supporting daily system operation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting ensuring optimal performance
  • Advises library leadership on current and emerging technologies that advance teaching and learning needs at GGC
  • Administers and manages library technology projects
  • Contributes to system administration processes including creating and maintaining policy and procedure documentation
  • Contributes to high availability and security of library applications and electronic resources
  • Provides troubleshooting and technical support for all library staff computers and all library systems accessible through the Library’s infrastructure
  • Provides support/backup to Information Commons and Access Services staff in providing troubleshooting and technical support for all Information Commons computers and lending technology
  • Manages content and design of the library website ensuring content accuracy and web usability
  • Collaborates with GGC Office of Educational Technology in developing and implementing projects
  • Collaborates with University System of Georgia GIL/GALILEO in developing and implementing projects pertaining to the consortium
  • Serves as library liaison to one or more discipline areas
  • Participates in Library and College committees
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in library and information science
  • Minimum of two years of experience in integrated library systems, discovery services, OpenURL resolvers, proxy services, and digital repositories in a higher education environment
  • Minimum of two years of experience in web development and design
  • Evidence of experience with, or capacity to learn, HTML, web standards and some programming languages
  • Evidence of experience with library technology standards and protocols such as Z39.50, XML, OAIPHM harvesting protocol, MARC and Dublin Core
  • Evidence of knowledge of current library technologies, platforms, systems, and products that support information access and discovery as well as emerging digital technologies
  • Evidence of ability to work as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Evidence of commitment to user-centered service to students and faculty in an academic institution
  • Evidence of strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Evidence of ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a diverse environment
  • Evidence of project management experience
  • Knowledge of assessment and its importance to the library
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related technical field
  • Demonstrated experience with Ex Libris Primo and Alma systems
  • Demonstrated experience with OpenAthens, EZproxy, and RFID technology
  • Demonstrated experience working in a library consortium environment
Position Disclosure:Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSPosition may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations. Position Status:Full-Time FLSA:Exempt

 

 

 

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Posted: 7/4/2019
Application Due: 9/2/2019
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