*Job Vacancy Notice *

Job Title:*  University Library Systems Manager - Web & Mobile Based 
Systems Specialty

*Job ID:*  6354

*Location:*Central Office

*Full/Part Time:*  Full-Time




Manages one or more aspects of the University's Library technology and 

-Analyzes, specifies, and implements systems improvements and processes

-Conducts design and setup activities supporting University-wide Library 
systems and databases; assists in implementing upgrades and new systems

-Develops and manages procedures related to quality assurance for 
University Library systems; revises and maintains complex configuration 

-Monitors Library applications and databases

-Creates, prepares, and analyzes reports on systems activities

-Works collaboratively with the Office of Library Services, Computer 
Information Services, library staffs, and vendors to refine workflows 
and develop useful systems tools

-Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name:  University Library Systems Manager

CONTRACT TITLE * Higher Education Associate

FLSA *Exempt


Reporting to the CUNY Director of Library Systems, the University 
Systems Librarian Web & Mobile Specialty is responsible for assisting in 
the planning, implementation, and management of systems and software 
supporting CUNY-wide library services.  Installs, configures, maintains, 
and optimizes commercial and open source application software products 
and services for library digital projects, programs, and initiatives 
while ensuring developed solutions fit with existing library systems and 
IT infrastructures.

This position will also provide opportunities to plan, implement, and 
manage new web- and mobile-based library services and products, 
integrating emerging technologies such as cloud-based discovery/delivery 
tools and mobile library applications with other CUNY and local campus 

Additional responsibilities for this position may include, but will not 
be limited to, the following:

-Plans, implements, maintains, and enhances web- and mobile-based 
software and services, content discovery and delivery tools, and 
reporting applications and interfaces to enhance the user experience 
while improving integration and delivery of digital services with 
current CUNY library systems.

-Develops and maintains online content management systems (CMS) and 
digital repository applications in order to enhance user experience, 
access and use.

-Manages the setup and configuration of discovery and delivery tools for 
local and remote library resources as a critical component of CUNY's 
integrated library system.

-Develops and manages reporting and quality assurance processes and 
procedures. Maintains and optimizes bibliographic reporting software. 
Monitors library applications and databases. Writes SQL reports as 
needed. Assists in the implementation of new systems and in upgrades to 
existing systems.

-Participates in meetings of campus librarians, convening/leading 
meetings as required. Coordinates collaborative intercampus library 
processes working with campus staff to design, develop, and maintain 
tools to streamline workflows and improve delivery of services. Aids in 
troubleshooting and resolution of library systems problems. Acts as a 
knowledge and training resource for campus librarians.

-Works collaboratively with Office of Library Services, Computer 
Information Services, staff at campus libraries, and vendors to ensure 
proper configuration and reliable operation of web and mobile services 
hosted on library systems and/or over the CUNY network.

-Supervises staff as assigned and performs related duties as required.


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 requirement.


The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and 

-ALA/MLS degree or equivalent degree in Information Science.

-Experience with integrated library systems (Ex Libris' ALEPH 500 
preferred) and bibliographic utilities (OCLC preferred) with 
understanding of basic library functions. Knowledge of MARC format for 
bibliographic and authority records helpful.

-Experience implementing and managing content management systems and 
social networking applications that improve delivery of library services 
to campus librarians and end users. Experience with Drupal CMS preferred.

-Solid knowledge of (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, internet and web-based 
services, and current best practices of web accessibility and usability 
including design and layout. Additional proficiency with PHP and MySQL 

-Familiarity with Oracle, Sun Solaris operating system, and SQL preferred.

-Strong commitment to responsive and innovative service.

-Ability to master new technologies and remain current regarding trends 
in traditional library services.

-Demonstrated ability to work with people with varying levels of 
technological expertise, as well as to make technology understand able 
to the University community.

-Detail oriented with excellent writing, analytical, evaluative, and 
organizational skills plus strong presentation, verbal, and 
interpersonal communication skills.

-Ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external 
stakeholders and constituents of various levels in a time-sensitive, 
dynamic, and customer responsive office.


$55,602 - $88,418; commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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.


Upload a cover letter* and résumé as ONE DOCUMENT in the RESUME FIELD 
via our online recruiting and application system CUNYfirst at

*In your cover letter, specifically describe your work experience as 
related to the essential general and campus specific duties of this 

Current CUNYfirst system users should access their established accounts. 
New users should click on the appropriate link to register for an account.


September 10, 2012 (Previously posted as Job ID# 5457 - previous 
applicants need not apply)


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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. EO/AA Employer.

Mark Sullivan
Executive Director
IDS Project
Milne Library
1 College Circle
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5172

Mark Sullivan
Executive Director
IDS Project
Milne Library
1 College Circle
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5172