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Job: Discovery and Systems Librarian at University of Calgary

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Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time Continuing position as Discovery and Systems Librarian at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2020.

Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, taking into account relevant advanced degrees, quality and length of experience and quality and length of other related experience.

Libraries and Cultural Resources (LCR) is a leader in the development of innovative information resources and services, locally, nationally and internationally. In a converged environment, it successfully incorporates the resources and services of libraries, institutional and research archives, rare books and special collections, art galleries, and a university press to provide outstanding support for scholarship, learning, and the creation of knowledge.

This is an incredibly exciting time as LCR invests in its technological infrastructure and seeks new and innovative ways to actualize the digital in the Taylor Family Digital Library. In the past two years, LCR has implemented a new library management system and a new institutional repository. Currently LCR is seeking a digital asset management solution and a system for the University Press. Innovative user centric approaches such as book lockers are being sought and implemented. The use and application of artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly important. 

The Discovery and Systems Librarian will play a central role in identifying and implementing innovative strategic solutions, with responsibility for providing high-quality, robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, and delivery of library services and resources to the entire campus. As a member of the Technology, Discovery and Digital Services team, the Discovery and Systems Librarian oversees, monitors, and administers both the functional and technical components of the LCR systems, including Ex Libris Alma/Primo, AtoM, ContentDM, EMuseum, Library Archival System, and others.   

The Discovery and Systems Librarian is expected to maintain a broad and detailed mastery of these services.  The incumbent actively works with stakeholders across the Library to assess, further develop, and enhance services, optimize routines and functionality to improve staff workflows and the user experience in public interfaces as well as explore opportunities to increase departmental efficiency and broader adoption. The Discovery and Systems Library needs to be able to effectively communicate across technology specialists, subject specialists and be able to translate technical information for non technical specialists.

The incumbent is expected to maintain awareness of developing tools for discovery and delivery and to contribute to the development of long term strategic direction for the Libraries.

As an academic staff position, appropriate participation and involvement in scholarship, teaching and service is expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Is the overall product lead for the Alma/Primo Library Services Platform (LSP)
In collaboration with others across LCR oversees and coordinates system integrations, develops and enhances workflows, releases updates and enhancements into production, and communicates with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
Manages the development of related systems for collection management, unified discovery, interlibrary loan (currently Relais), inventory control for the High Density Library (Library Archival System), AtoM, ContentDM, The Museum System and EMuseum (Gallery Systems), etc
Diagnoses and troubleshoots issues related to the LSP in collaboration with stakeholders.
Utilizes APIs to improve interoperability among systems, to enhance or automate backend workflows, and to optimize users discovery experiences.
Monitors and evaluates emerging technology, making recommendations for adoption, as appropriate
Manages authentication issues in collaboration with University IT and the Libraries EZProxy service

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program in librarianship, or recognized equivalent.
Experience with some combination of the following: XML, APIs, web services, open source software development, content management systems, or other comparable tools
Demonstrated knowledge of IT infrastructure and cloud technology. 
Experience working with databases and SQL.
Demonstrated experience managing library based systems and services. 
Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively as an individual and within a group. 
Demonstrated ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems; and to discern and understand relationships between complex library systems.
Ability to use technology creatively to address challenges, improve processes and innovate.
Demonstrated ability to anticipate customer needs and provide user centric solutions.
Demonstrated project management experience
At least two years of professional experience working with library systems.
Excellent analytical, time management, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills. 
Excellent oral and written communication in English is required.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Interest in exploring and evaluating new technologies and in seeking opportunities to share this knowledge with colleagues.
Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with academic and higher education issues and trends
Record of scholarly activity

Salary and Benefits

Position will commensurate with qualifications and experience, at either the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian. The salary range for the rank of Assistant Librarian is $59,572 to $81,458 per annum. The salary range for the rank of Associate Librarian is - $71,084 to $99,679 per annum.

The University of Calgary’s comprehensive benefits and pension program is designed to promote a productive level of health and well-being to staff members through coverage for health, dental, life insurance, income protection for disability, and retirement income planning. For salary and benefits information, please refer to https://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/files/hr/tucfa_schedule_a.pdf 

Application Procedure

Interested indivduals are encouraged to submit an application online via the Apply Now link. Please submit a letter of application addressing background and experience relevant to the position, a current curriculum vitae and the contact information for three professional references, in one PDF by August 15, 2019.

For further information, please contact:

Susan Powelson, Associate University Librarian
Libraries and Cultural Resources
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
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Consideration of applications will begin after August 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about Libraries and Cultural Resources visit Careers in Libraries and Cultural Resources.

About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

Business and Work Location: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Apply Now:  https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/4290623-discovery-and-systems-librarian-libraries-and-cultural-resources#start


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