Manages a Library unit or major service area. - Manages one or more services
such as Circulation, Cataloguing, User Services, or Library Technology -
Evaluates requirements and creates long- and short-term plans for services and
collections - Evaluates innovative technologies, databases, and methodologies,
makes recommendations related to same and participates in their acquisition -
Participates in developing collections and acquiring materials in all formats
and media - Assists in developing and monitoring Library policies and user
service standards - Conducts outreach and training activities related to
assigned area(s) - Supervises and/or trains staff, students, and others
assigned to the Library - May perform highly specialized work in one or more
library disciplines, such as technology and systems - Performs related duties
as assigned. Job Title Name: Library Manager
Higher Education Associate
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
In addition to the general duties, the Library Systems Manager will:
Manage Library Systems/IT area.
Evaluate requirements and create long- and short-term plans for library IT
services, specifically for server development on a variety of platforms
(Windows, Linux, VMware) for web, image, and database hosting; security of
workstations; and CUNY library system (Aleph) client.
Evaluate innovative technologies, make recommendations related to same and
participate in their acquisition (for example: Content Management Systems,
Wikis and blogs, Virtualization, Network attached storage and Tutorial
Assist in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service
standards for the Library Reserve Room Computer Lab.
Conduct outreach and training activities for library faculty and staff related
to new technologies.
Supervise the Library Computer Lab and the college assistants who work there,
including recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, scheduling, and evaluating.
Assist in supervision, training, and mentoring of Library Webmaster.
Perform highly specialized work in Library information technology systems.
Act as liaison to College network staff and to University library systems
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University
of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for
justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a
public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by
highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and
social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of
New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and
participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of the City
University of New York. John Jay College is also recognized for serving a
broadly diverse student population. Under the leadership of its fourth
president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented
faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in
2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre,
state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a
variety of virtual learning settings. As evidenced by so many on-going
developments, the College offers its many new faculty and staff the
opportunity to shape the future of their institution.
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 with and deep knowledge of computer server environments including
Windows, Linux, VMware, and backup systems
Experience with networking hardware and protocols
Experience with office computer hardware and software
Experience with computer lab environments including workstation security
Interest in emerging technologies
Good communications skills, both oral and written
Good interpersonal skills
Experience with library computer environments and lab supervisory experience
$55,602 - $76,689
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
To apply please visit: www.jjay.cuny.edu/jobsOnce you have registered or
logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume,
and the names and contact information of three professional references as one
March 16, 2013
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.
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