*Job Vacancy Notice *
Job Title:* University Library Systems Manager - Web & Mobile Based
*Job ID:* 6354
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
GENERAL DUTIES *
Manages one or more aspects of the University's Library technology and
-Analyzes, specifies, and implements systems improvements and processes
-Conducts design and setup activities supporting University-wide Library
systems and databases; assists in implementing upgrades and new systems
-Develops and manages procedures related to quality assurance for
University Library systems; revises and maintains complex configuration
-Monitors Library applications and databases
-Creates, prepares, and analyzes reports on systems activities
-Works collaboratively with the Office of Library Services, Computer
Information Services, library staffs, and vendors to refine workflows
and develop useful systems tools
-Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: University Library Systems Manager
CONTRACT TITLE * Higher Education Associate
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION *
Reporting to the CUNY Director of Library Systems, the University
Systems Librarian Web & Mobile Specialty is responsible for assisting in
the planning, implementation, and management of systems and software
supporting CUNY-wide library services. Installs, configures, maintains,
and optimizes commercial and open source application software products
and services for library digital projects, programs, and initiatives
while ensuring developed solutions fit with existing library systems and
This position will also provide opportunities to plan, implement, and
manage new web- and mobile-based library services and products,
integrating emerging technologies such as cloud-based discovery/delivery
tools and mobile library applications with other CUNY and local campus
Additional responsibilities for this position may include, but will not
be limited to, the following:
-Plans, implements, maintains, and enhances web- and mobile-based
software and services, content discovery and delivery tools, and
reporting applications and interfaces to enhance the user experience
while improving integration and delivery of digital services with
current CUNY library systems.
-Develops and maintains online content management systems (CMS) and
digital repository applications in order to enhance user experience,
access and use.
-Manages the setup and configuration of discovery and delivery tools for
local and remote library resources as a critical component of CUNY's
integrated library system.
-Develops and manages reporting and quality assurance processes and
procedures. Maintains and optimizes bibliographic reporting software.
Monitors library applications and databases. Writes SQL reports as
needed. Assists in the implementation of new systems and in upgrades to
-Participates in meetings of campus librarians, convening/leading
meetings as required. Coordinates collaborative intercampus library
processes working with campus staff to design, develop, and maintain
tools to streamline workflows and improve delivery of services. Aids in
troubleshooting and resolution of library systems problems. Acts as a
knowledge and training resource for campus librarians.
-Works collaboratively with Office of Library Services, Computer
Information Services, staff at campus libraries, and vendors to ensure
proper configuration and reliable operation of web and mobile services
hosted on library systems and/or over the CUNY network.
-Supervises staff as assigned and performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS *
Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required; MLS degree
and/or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of
the experience requirement.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS *
The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and
-ALA/MLS degree or equivalent degree in Information Science.
-Experience with integrated library systems (Ex Libris' ALEPH 500
preferred) and bibliographic utilities (OCLC preferred) with
understanding of basic library functions. Knowledge of MARC format for
bibliographic and authority records helpful.
-Experience implementing and managing content management systems and
social networking applications that improve delivery of library services
to campus librarians and end users. Experience with Drupal CMS preferred.
services, and current best practices of web accessibility and usability
including design and layout. Additional proficiency with PHP and MySQL
-Familiarity with Oracle, Sun Solaris operating system, and SQL preferred.
-Strong commitment to responsive and innovative service.
-Ability to master new technologies and remain current regarding trends
in traditional library services.
-Demonstrated ability to work with people with varying levels of
technological expertise, as well as to make technology understand able
to the University community.
-Detail oriented with excellent writing, analytical, evaluative, and
organizational skills plus strong presentation, verbal, and
interpersonal communication skills.
-Ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external
stakeholders and constituents of various levels in a time-sensitive,
dynamic, and customer responsive office.
$55,602 - $88,418; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible
dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also
offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees
must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for
health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet
the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY *
Upload a cover letter* and résumé as ONE DOCUMENT in the RESUME FIELD
via our online recruiting and application system CUNYfirst at
*In your cover letter, specifically describe your work experience as
related to the essential general and campus specific duties of this
Current CUNYfirst system users should access their established accounts.
New users should click on the appropriate link to register for an account.
CLOSING DATE *
September 10, 2012 (Previously posted as Job ID# 5457 - previous
applicants need not apply)
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY *
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY *
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively
encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to
apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek
excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
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