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SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN (REVISED)

DANIEL J. KAUFMAN LIBRARY, GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE

 

Please see this exciting opportunity at Georgia Gwinnett Collegeís (GGC) Daniel J. Kaufman Library. Located in Lawrenceville, GA, 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, GGC opened its doors in 2006, the first four-year, public college created in the U.S. in the 21st century. GGC, part of the University System of Georgia, is a vibrant college focused on student success. For more information about GGC, please see http://www.ggc.edu/about-ggc/.

 

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 libraryís web manager. This faculty, non-tenure track position reports to the Associate Dean of Library Services.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

       Administer the integrated library system, and other specialized library systems and software, including managing and supporting daily system operation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting ensuring optimal performance

       Advise library leadership on current and emerging technologies that advance teaching and learning needs at GGC

       Contribute to system administration processes including creating and maintaining policy and procedure documentation

       Provide troubleshooting and technical support for all library staff computers

       Provide support/backup to Information Commons and Access Services staff in providing troubleshooting and technical support for all Information Commons computers and lending technology

       Collaborate with GGC Digital Communications to maintain and manage website content and design

       Collaborate with GGC Office of Educational Technology in developing and implementing projects

       Collaborate with University System of Georgia GIL/GALILEO in developing and implementing projects pertaining to the consortium

       Serve as library liaison to one or more discipline areas

       Participate in Library and College committees

       Perform all other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

       ALA-accredited masterís degree in library or information science

       Minimum of one year of experience in integrated library systems, discovery services, OpenURL resolvers, proxy services, and digital repositories in a higher education environment

       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

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

       Bachelorís 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

       Demonstrated experience in web development and design

       Evidence of project management experience

       Evidence of experience with, or capacity to learn, HTML, web standards and some programming languages.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Position 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 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.

 

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit

https://jobs.ggc.edu/job-details?jobID=33416&job=systems-librarian

 

Patti Lee, MS, MLIS (she/her/hers)

Head of Research Services 

Associate Professor

office: 678-407-5361
email: [log in to unmask]

Georgia Gwinnett College

Kaufman Library/Research Services

L-2122

1000 University Center Lane

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

www.ggc.edu

Georgia Gwinnett College


 

 

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