Search extended--Systems Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 15 Aug 2000 23:58 UTC

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Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2000 09:10:51 -0400
From: Jane Murray <>
Subject: Search extended--Systems Librarian, Baltimore


The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human
Services Library invites applications for a non-tenured faculty
librarian position.

TITLE:            Systems Librarian
LOCATION:  Resources Management Division
SALARY:     Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Technical support of the integrated library
system (ILS), currently DRA. Serves as principal liaison to the
vendor; plans and coordinates upgrades and enhancements to the
system as they become available; monitors and maintains the
system in collaboration with Computing and Technology Services
Department, which is responsible for the hardware and operating
system (VAX and VMS). Provides technical support to all library
departments whose functions are dependent on the ILS, e.g.
cataloging, serials, circulation; provides training to departments as
needed; maintains documentation; provides special reports as
needed. Will serve as technical liaison to vendor and coordinator of
library conversion committee in the event of a system migration.
Serves on library-wide and university-wide committees, task forces,
and teams.  Expected to be active professionally.


MLS from ALA accredited school.  Demonstrated experience
working with an integrated library system; knowledge and
understanding of library functions and operations; experience with
MARC formats and database structures; demonstrated effective
communications skills, both verbal and written;  demonstrated ability
to work independently or in teams.


Experience in an academic/health sciences library. Experience with
DRA; experience in migrating from one system to another highly
desirable. Experience with Windows NT and Microsoft applications,
specifically Access; experience with SQL; experience with HTML
and web-based systems; training experience.

APPLICATIONS:  Applications accepted until position is filled.

Submit a cover letter and resume, along with names/addresses of
three references to: Jane Peters, UM-HSHSL, Human Resources
Office, 601 W. Lombard Street, Room 508W, Baltimore, Maryland

Fax:  410-706-3101
Library's Web Address:

The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE Employer.  The University
supports diversity initiatives and encourages minorities to apply.

About the University of Maryland, Baltimore:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is the University System of
Maryland’s campus for the professions, and is comprised of 23.7
acres with 45 buildings in the heart of Baltimore City.  The UM,B
complex includes six professional schools (Dental, Law, Medicine,
Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work), as well as an
interprofessional graduate school. UM,B has approximately 4,800
employees and 6,000 students.

About the Health Sciences and Human Services Library:

Established in 1813, the HS/HSL has approximately 2,400 current
periodical subscriptions and over 338,000 volumes. The Health
Sciences and Human Services Library, a recognized leader in state-
 of-the-art information technology, is also the regional medical
library for 10 southeastern states, the District of Columbia, Puerto
Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of the National Network of
Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM). The HS/HSL moved in 1998 into a
beautiful and sophisticated, multi-functional and comprehensive
library/information services facility.

Jane Murray
Assistant Director for Resources Management
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland
601 West Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-1512

fax: 410-706-8860