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Metadata Systems Specialist, NYU, Division of Libraries
New York City, NY
Serve as technical lead for NYU's integrated library system (ILS), including software maintenance, table maintenance, trouble-shooting, and system upgrades. Provide documentation and training to colleagues who have ILS-related responsibilities. Stay abreast of developments in library technologies and support services. Facilitate discussion and coordinate action plans for software upgrades, bug reports, enhancement requests, etc. Participate in strategic initiatives to implement emerging technologies that support scholarly resource discovery and access.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, library science or similar field. 3 years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience with XML and XSLT, experience working in Linux/Unix server environments, and experience performing data analysis on a variety of data formats. Experience working in Linux/Unix server environments, writing scripts in bash, Python, Perl, PHP, or Ruby. Knowledge of database architecture and SQL. Excellent analytical, customer service, and communication skills. Knowledge of metadata standards, and experience in data analysis and manipulation on a variety of data formats. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and establish appropriate priorities. Ability to work productively on cross-departmental teams. Demonstrated ability to document workflows and teach others.
Experience working in a library, particularly an academic or research library. Experience with one or more of the suite of Ex Libris products (especially Aleph). Knowledge of cataloging standards, MARC, XML, and XSLT. Experience working with git source code management system. Knowledge of metadata technology protocols such as OpenURL, OAI-PMH, Z39.5-, SRU/W. Experience with Lucene, Solr, Blacklight, and/or Hydra.
Working environment/Description of institution: Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go tohttp://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf Salary and benefits: commensurate with experience
Deadline for applying: Open until filled
Application instructions: Please submit your resume and cover letter Apply to/Contact person:
URL for further information: http://www.nyucareers.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59236
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Systems Librarian, Colgate University
Colgate University Libraries seeks a service-oriented professional with a strong commitment to problem-solving, training, documentation, and collaborative work with librarians, staff, technologists, and Colgate’s faculty and students. Reporting to the Associate Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives and working closely with vendors and other librarians, the person in this position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for library patrons and staff who use the information in our library systems. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library system (III/Sierra) and Dematic automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS). Must have the ability to work effectively both in a team setting and independently in a changing environment.
Additional information about Colgate University and the Colgate Libraries is available at http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.html
Application instructions can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4438
Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references, including current supervisor. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview.
Review of applications will begin on October 27, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at http://www.upstatenyherc.org Required qualifications: see position description Desired qualifications: see position description .
Working environment/Description of institution: see position description Salary and benefits: competitive Deadline for applying: see position description Application instructions: see position description Apply to/Contact person: see position description.
The Colgate University Libraries seek a collegial and thoughtful individual to provide forward-thinking, collaborative, and results-oriented leadership for the Colgate University Libraries (CUL) through planning and implementation of new technology and the management and support of library legacy technologies involving information systems and digital infrastructure and programs. Reporting to the University Librarian, this individual serves on the Libraries’ senior management team and participates in the development and implementation of a shared vision for CUL’s future that supports the mission of the university. Using highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, this individual will respond to the changing information needs of the Colgate community by participating in system-wide planning, policy development, and resource and personnel management and build and sustain effective working relationships within the Libraries and across and beyond the Colgate community. This individual will lead, manage, and plan for the Libraries Systems unit, and supervise, evaluate and provide backup for the Systems Librarian to oversee, develop and support the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces) particularly its interface with the Dematic ASRS.
Qualifications: Master’s degree, such as an MLS or MIS from an ALA-accredited program, MS in computer science or other relevant degree.
Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in information technology, including experience leading and managing information technology or systems operations; successful experience supervising, developing, and mentoring information technology professionals. Substantive knowledge of digital assets and the technical infrastructure required for their life-cycle management, including metadata requirements, migration strategies, best practices in digital preservation, and relevant national and international standards.
Additional information about Colgate University, the Colgate Libraries, and the full job description can be found at http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.html
Application instructions can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4433. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references, including current supervisor. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview. Review of application materials will begin on October 10, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at http://www.upstatenyherc.org Required qualifications: see position description Desired qualifications: see position description Working environment/Description of institution:
For further information: http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.htm