Library Systems Manager
Dartmouth College Library
Hanover, New Hampshire
The Dartmouth College Library seeks an experienced administrator of library systems to
join the team responsible for the deployment and maintenance of systems that comprise the
library's digital presence. Reporting to the Head of Digital Media and Library
Technologies, the successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring that systems are
functional, inter-operable, and serve the ongoing goal of the library to support scholarly
This person is the primary administrator of the library's Millennium integrated library
system. Responsibilities include maintaining authorizations for system access and
software configuration options, supporting the integration of Millennium with library and
campus systems (e.g. single sign on, Borrow Direct), responding to problems reported by
staff, leading projects to implement new system functionality, recommending and
coordinating server and software upgrades, working with vendors to solve problems and
serving as a technical liaison between system vendors and the campus computer center.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate or professional degree in a related field. 2-3 years experience
in the management of a complex integrated information system, preferably an integrated
library system such as Millennium. Demonstrated knowledge of Unix operating systems,
excellent analytical skills, oral and written communication skills and the ability to
manage multiple competing priorities. Ability to troubleshoot problems pro-actively.
Familiarity with scripting languages such as Perl and PHP is a plus.
RANK AND SALARY: The position is part of the Dartmouth College Library System of
Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full
benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans,
including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate college with
distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs
in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth has remained at the forefront of American higher
education since 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research
libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic
centers, house the 2.8 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of
digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library's
mission is to foster intellectual growth and advance the teaching and research missions of
the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing
and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of
APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin as of 1 July, 2010, and will continue until
the position is filled. Please apply online at http://jobs.dartmouth.edu/
The click sequence to find the posting at this URL: Current Listings/Search
Positions/Search Field = LIBR - (Library).
Dartmouth College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a
Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services, and
Chair, Library Systems Manager Search Committee
Dartmouth College Library
Hanover, NH 03755-3525
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