Position Available (Skidmore College) Marcia Tuttle 14 May 1998 21:01 UTC
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Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 16:25:48 -0400
From: Susan Zappen <szappen@SCOTT.SKIDMORE.EDU>
Subject: Position Available
Systems Librarian (Search re-opened)
Full-time library faculty position to provide leadership in and management
of library digital technologies including the library's integrated system,
reference databases, and specialized local databases. Skidmore College has
just chosen the Endeavor's Voyager System and plans to begin implementation
this summer. During the first year of the position, the incumbent's primary
area of responsibility will be the system implementation.
As a library faculty member, the systems librarian will participate in
departmental governance, work several hours a week in reference and may
serve as a subject liaison to one department. Specific responsibilities
include support for the library's integrated system and local databases
including its slide image database, participation in staff and patron
training programs, the design and implementation of the public interface to
the library's digital collections, and oversight of library digitization
initiatives such as electronic reserves. The Systems Librarian will also
work with the Center for Information Technology Services (CITS) to ensure
technical support of library workstations.
ALA accredited MLS with at least two years experience in the support of
library systems and experience implementing relational DBMS software
required. Experience in UNIX, NT, CD-RM networking and MS Access preferred.
The ideal candidate will be someone whose technical skills are balanced with
a strong commitment to service and an understanding of technology as applied
to libraries. Familiarity with technical service operations is preferred.
Review of resumes begins June 1. Submit resume and cover letter to: Human
Resources A94CF, File #, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga
Springs, NY 12866.
Skidmore College encourages applications from women and men of diverse
racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Visit our web site at http://www.skdimore.edu