Senior Systems Librarian

Brandeis University, a private research university in the metropolitan
Boston area, seeks an experienced, innovative and service-oriented
Senior Systems Librarian to serve as an integral member of the library
systems team.  The primary responsibility of the position is to
implement, develop and support complex software systems for the
Libraries.  The Senior Systems Librarian will serve as the primary
administrator and support person for a variety of commercial and open
source systems, and develop, maintain and enhance integration between
library systems, other campus systems and cloud services.

Responsibilities include:
  * Providing project management and oversight of technical
operations, in partnership with the Manager of Library Systems
  * Developing integration between library systems, other campus
systems and cloud services
  * Providing administration, support and enhancement of a variety of
library systems, including but not limited to the integrated library
system, link resolver, proxy server, federated search system, archives
management system, interlibrary loan management system
  * Perform ad-hoc scripting, report writing and data munging

Qualifications include:
  * Master's degree in library science or related field and 3-5 years
demonstrated experience administering library systems, preferably in
an academic setting.  Relevant work experience may be substituted for
some of the required education.
  * Strong knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, Apache,
and relational databases
  * Proficiency with HTML and XML, Javascript, Perl (or PHP), SQL
  * Experience maintaining and supporting library automated systems
and resources, especially including, but not limited to, Aleph,
Metalib, SFX, EZProxy, ILLiad.
  * Strong interpersonal and communication skills ; ability to
establish good working relationships with colleagues and vendors
  * Strong analytical, technical and troubleshooting skills for
complex applications

The successful candidate will be flexible, creative, and enthusiastic,
with a strong interest in exploring and implementing emerging
technologies and innovative services.  S/he will have a demonstrated
ability to work collaboratively and possess a strong service
commitment, with a demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and carry
out complex projects.  Preference will be given to candidates who
demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain library systems,
knowledge of current issues and trends in library technology,
knowledge of contemporary web design and development, and project
management abilities.

How to apply:
Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at
Job ID 520056

Closing Statement:
Brandeis University operates under an affirmative action plan and
encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible
veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to
discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race,
ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic
information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the
basis of any other legally protected category.