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Position Announcement: Notre Dame, Sys.Admin. (Laura Sill) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 26 Aug 1999 21:59 UTC

Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 15:10:12 -0500
From: Laura Sill <Laura.A.Jenny.1@ND.EDU>
Subject: POSITION AVAILABLE:Notre Dame, Systems Administrator

University of Notre Dame
Systems Administrator, Libraries
University Libraries, Information Systems Department
Position Level: 11  FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Range: $3509 - $5791 per month

The University Libraries seek qualified candidates for the position of
Systems Administrator to act as the primary technical resource for its
new Ex Libris ALEPH 500 Integrated Library System (ILS).  Position
responsibilities include ensuring overall database integrity and
successfully managing maintenance, project priorities, and development
of the system.  Working with the Systems Librarian and library staff,
identifies and implements enhancements to system and upgrades to
hardware and software in response to user needs.  Serves as technical
liaison for the Michiana Academic Library Consortium (MALC) Libraries
(University of Notre Dame, St. Mary's College, Bethel College, and Holy
Cross College).  Manages investigation, trouble-shooting and resolution
of hardware and software problems to ensure reliable system
availability.  Designs, implements, and manages authorization and access
control for the system and manages selection, acquisition, and
installation of new equipment for the ILS.  Serves as liaison to the
campus Office of Information Technology for all system hardware and
software problems.  Supervises library systems staff positions.  Designs
needed custom reports and program enhancements to extend system
functionality.  Serves as a key member of various library teams involved
in ALEPH development and customization.

The preferred candidate will possess a bachelors's degree in a
technology related field with significant demonstrated
management/development experience with various operating systems (e.g.
NT, UNIX) and internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, Z39.50).  Must possess a
solid working knowledge of HTML and of library standards (e.g. USMARC,
NISO).  Programming experience with SQL preferred.  Must possess strong
analytic, reasoning, and problem resolution skills and provide evidence
of success in planning, innovation, project management and application
of technology to meet user needs.  Requires ability to communicate
effectively with colleagues, vendors, and patrons in a variety of
settings.  Continued professional growth required.

Our institutions (University of Notre Dame, St. Mary's College, Bethel
College, Holy Cross College) comprise the Michiana Academic Library
Consortium (MALC) in northern Indiana. These institutions recently
migrated their online systems from NOTIS to Ex Libris ALEPH 500.
The University of Notre Dame, which is the largest of the MALC
institutions with approximately 75% of the total campus populations, is
a national Catholic teaching and research university enriched with a
diversified faculty.  Serving 8,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate
students and over 800 faculty, the University Libraries is located in
the Theodore M. Hesburgh Library, which houses the majority of the 2.3
million volumes, and seven branch libraries.

For more information about our libraries, visit the library/ institution
web sites at

Position offers competitive benefits and salary commensurate with
experience and qualifications.  For more information about benefits,
visit the Human Resources web site at .  Search
will continue until position filled.  Interested applicants submit
letter of application, resume and information on three professional
references to:

 Sharon A. Veith
 Human Resource Generalist
 221 Hesburgh Library
 Notre Dame, IN 46556