The William Madison Randall Library at The University of North Carolina
Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for the position of Information
Technology Librarian. UNCW is a member institution of the University of North
Carolina, a multi-campus university composed of all 17 of North Carolina's
public institutions. UNCW is nationally recognized for its marine sciences
teaching and research programs, and for its strengths in arts and sciences,
business, education, and nursing. The University is
situated on a beautiful arboretum campus located in an historic port city
within five miles of the Atlantic Ocean and currently enrolls approximately
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The person in this position
works in the collaborative environment of the Information Technology and
Systems department of the library. This librarian supports, enhances,
implements and maintains a wide range of technologies and systems to provide
robust library services and access to collections through increasingly online
interfaces. This position also supports our library staff and users in the use
of technology, including the application of emerging technologies.
Systems and Technology Support:
Assists in managing Randall Library's integrated library system, currently
Innovative Interfaces's Millennium.
Provides support and enhancement for a variety of library systems, including
but not limited to the integrated library system, link resolver, proxy server,
archives management system, digital library system, interlibrary loan
management system, electronic reserves, web-based applications, and SharePoint
Develops integration between library systems, other campus systems and cloud
Works cooperatively with vendors and other technical support providers,
coordinating solutions to problems.
Develops and provides regular training sessions to enhance the library
faculty's and staff's technological skills.
Keeps abreast of emerging technologies and shares that knowledge with library
General Library faculty responsibilities:
This librarian contributes to planning, implementing and assessing services.
Produces creative and scholarly contributions to librarianship.
Provides research assistance to students, staff, faculty and community users
during weekly shifts at the Learning Commons Help Desk, providing individual
research assistance in person, by phone, email and chat.
Serves on Library and University committees, as requested.
Reports to the Coordinator of Discovery Services.
ALA-Accredited Master's degree in library and information science.
A minimum of one year directly relevant professional experience working with
applications associated with library systems and/or information technology,
preferably in an academic library.
Experience maintaining and supporting library automated systems and resources,
especially including, but not limited to, III Millennium, eReserves, ILLiad,
Knowledge of bibliographic record structures (including metadata standards)
and core library operations such as circulation, cataloging, acquisitions,
Knowledge of current web and database technologies and standards.
Knowledge of scripting languages necessary to library systems (e.g. XHTML,
Fluency with Microsoft Office products.
Proven ability to work and communicate effectively, as an individual and as a
team member, with a diverse group of people (library personnel,
administrators, faculty, vendors, campus information technology services
staff, and library users).
Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic library
Ability to clearly document projects and procedures.
Strong service orientation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Three to five years directly relevant professional experience in an academic
Demonstrated tract record of accomplishments related to library systems and
Experience with SharePoint 2010 services and functionality.
Experience leveraging library APIs.
Familiarity with Unix and Windows server environments.
Experience with Drupal.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary range will be from $49,000-$53,000, commensurate
with experience and qualifications. This is a renewable eleven month position
(August - June, with the month of July off) with faculty status (lecturer,
non‑tenure track). Generous benefits package, including 22
days of vacation. To apply, please complete the online
application process available on the Web at
http://consensus.uncw.edu. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF
attachments are preferred. For questions regarding the
online application process, contact Jennifer Coombs at (910) 962-3196 or
[log in to unmask] Priority review of
applications will begin July 1, 2013. Start date is
negotiable. Under North Carolina law, applications and
related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to
public release. Criminal background checks will be
conducted on finalists prior to offers of employment. For
information about UNCW see http://www.uncw.edu; for information about Randall
Library see http://library.uncw.edu; and for information about The University
of North Carolina see http://www.northcarolina.edu/
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning
environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from
all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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