The Systems Integration & Data Services Librarian enables success
among the nine partner university libraries in the Washington Research Library
Consortium (WRLC) by providing innovative, proactive and responsive support
for the partner's resource management and discovery applications; by creating,
extracting, managing and analyzing the data and metadata of the nine partner
libraries; and by developing tools that integrate online resources and locally
developed or third party applications.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide support for API development and integration of systems supporting
WRLC's library partners. In consultation with library staff, develop services
using available API's for discovery and resource management platforms.
2. Provide data and metadata extraction and analysis; support both
management information and workflow requirements.
3. Primary responsibility for application support of institutional repository
services (currently based on Dspace). Collaborate on developing standards
and requirements. Assist in providing support for a variety of other library
applications (Voyager, Summon, 360Link, etc.).
4. Serve on committees and task forces as required. Provide constructive input
for enhancements to services or revisions to policies and procedures. Serve
as backup to other positions as necessary. Undertake special projects and
perform other duties as assigned.
5. Seek new knowledge and update skills to enhance performance in all areas
of responsibility. Provide leadership in evaluating and recommending
opportunities for the introduction of new technologies to enhance library
Expected: ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science,
degree in related field, or equivalent education and experience. At least
experience working with API development and relational database queries and
presentation. Demonstrated expertise in SQL and XML. Demonstrated familiarity
scripting languages (PERL, PHP) and metadata schema (MARC, Dublin Core, METS,
FRBR, RDA). Awareness of current trends in libraries, archives, and
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong
and problem-solving skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a team
environment and to
manage multiple projects and priorities successfully is essential.
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