Harvard University Library Job Opportunity - Systems Librarian III Jennifer Goldstein 03 Oct 2008 16:32 UTC
Harvard University Library is seeking a Systems Librarian III to join the Office for Information Systems Department! Overview: The Harvard University Library (HUL) is one of the greatest research libraries of the world and is committed to maintaining its excellence in the digital era. The Office for Information Systems (OIS) is devoted to developing, implementing and maintaining innovative and stable systems that support the academic and research mission of the University by providing integrated and coherent access to research materials and resources. To achieve its mission, OIS collaborates with a wide variety of Harvard staff and committees including librarians, curators, and instructional technology staff on innovative projects and strategic initiatives that aim to integrate technology services and digital catalogs and content into the fabric of the university. Systems Librarian III Duties and Responsibilities: The Library Systems group implements and maintains configurable library software and systems that support the academic and research mission of the University by providing integrated and coherent access to research materials and resources. Systems currently supported include HOLLIS/Aleph (integrated library system), Cognos/BI-Query (library reporting systems), MetaLib (federated searching and electronic resource discovery tool), SFX (link server and electronic journals discovery tool), EZProxy (authentication system), ERM (electronic resources management system). Reporting to the Assistant Library Systems Manager and working closely with an OIS team of specialists, responsibilities include: Support for ALEPH acquisitions and serials functionality; System maintenance and analysis (configuration, upgrades, testing, troubleshooting, participate in work groups); User support (provide functional support, documentation, participate in discussion groups); Support for electronic resources management system; System maintenance and analysis (configuration, upgrades, testing, troubleshooting, participate in work groups); and User support (provide functional support, documentation, training, participate in discussion groups). Education and Job Requirements: * Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent experience required and at least 3 years experience with systems maintenance and analysis. * Proficiency with UNIX operating system required. * Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to describe complex functions and processes coherently, unambiguously, and in a well-organized fashion required. * Solid understanding of library technical services functions with emphasis on acquisitions and serials processing and/or electronic resource management preferred. * Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple competing priorities. * Ability to work well with operational level library staff individually and to serve on committees. Location: Cambridge, MA; Full Time: M-F 9am-5pm; Grade 57 Salary and benefit information, please visit the following web site: <http://www.employment.harvard.edu/>http://www.employment.harvard.edu To apply to this position, please visit this web site:<http://jobs.harvard.edu/jobs/summ_req?in_post_id=36789> <http://jobs.harvard.edu/jobs/summ_req?in_post_id=39559>http://jobs.harvard.edu/jobs/summ_req?in_post_id=39559 For more information please visit our web site at <http://hul.harvard.edu/ois>http://hul.harvard.edu/ois Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.