The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries is seeking a Systems Librarian to join our Library Systems & Technology department. Please see below for information regarding the position and application procedures.
We welcome your applications and referrals.
Systems Librarian (S00443P)
Why choose us?
We are a library that values exploring risk and revolutionary concepts in libraries. We think beyond traditional collections and services by developing programs that push creation, exploration, and innovation by our faculty and students. As UT Arlington accelerates its journey as a the model 21st century urban research university, the Libraries' excellent staff and services are the heart of the campus, united toward that goal.
Your job with us...
The Systems Librarian for Assessment, Analytics, and Application Integration is responsible for systems administration and programming/analysis in support of the University Libraries.
What you bring...
Requirements: Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree. Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills. Computer literate and technologically adept.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel. Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.
Preferred: Two years' experience in an academic library setting; experience with software comprising a "LAMP" stack that supports applications and web servers (i.e. Linux/Unix operating system, Apache HTTP server, MySQL/PostgresSQL/etc. database, Perl/Python/PHP programming language). Experience with current Microsoft operating systems (e.g. Windows 7); working knowledge of computer networking technologies, the Internet, web technologies (e.g. HTML and CSS); knowledge of scripting languages and other pertinent software, e.g. Perl, Python, PHP, Java, SQL; and knowledge of current developments in library applications of information technologies. Demonstrated record of designing projects and concluding them in a timely fashion. Demonstrated aptitude for technical analysis.
About the University
The University of Texas at Arlington is a growing Carnegie Research-1 "highest research activity" powerhouse committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. An educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity.
With a projected global enrollment of close to 57,000, the University provides students world-class faculty members and more than 180 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in a broad range of disciplines. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2020 Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA is dedicated to producing the lifelong learners and critical thinkers our region and nation demand. Our students graduate ready for success: UTA was recently cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second-lowest average student debt among U.S. universities surveyed. About 65 percent of the University's 210,000 alumni live in North Texas and contribute to our annual economic impact of $12.8 billion in the region.
With a growing number of campus residents, UTA has become a first-choice university for students seeking a vibrant college experience. In addition to receiving a first-rate education, our students participate in a robust slate of co-curricular activities that prepare them to become the next generation of leaders.
Within a 25-mile radius of the center of Arlington is a dynamic community of over 2 million people. The Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers call the city home, and their stadiums are in the heart of the entertainment district, which includes the Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor theme parks. Arlington is recognized as the entertainment capital of Texas. Arlington is conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, which feature internationally renowned cultural and arts districts, restaurants, and a vibrant night scene. The nearby Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is a major hub with nonstop flights to myriad national and international destinations.
Please submit applications at http://www.uta.edu/jobs and include a letter of interest, a resume, and names and contact information for at least three professional references. This job may close at any time.
Finalists will make a formal presentation to Libraries' staff on a topic to be provided. The successful candidate will be required to work some evening, weekend and holiday hours. This is a non-tenure track position.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. The UTA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.
Head of Library Systems & Technology
University of Texas at Arlington
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