**Description:** PTFS, a privately owned, Maryland-based company providing digital archiving and library solutions, as well as professional services including digitization, library staffing, and integration services, has an immediate opening for an ILS Systems Administrator at a client site in VA.  
The ILS Systems Administrator will have the following responsibilities:

• Provide systems administration for an integrated library
system (ILS) (SIRSI Symphony) (including maintaining back-ups, running systems
administration utilities, creating and modifying reports, customization and
coding of the SIRSI interface and coordinating vendor support

• Diagnose and solve problems relating to on-line public access catalog,
cataloging, circulation, serials control, acquisition, self-check interface
and hardware

• Establish workflows

• Perform annual inventory utilizing ILS

• Perform upgrades of ILS software

• Customize ILS interface by performing in-house coding

• Support self-checkout equipment

• Maintain library electronic interfaces on both public website and intranet

• Update, compose and create content in electronic format assuring accuracy
and proper display.

• Perform coding to create html files, create and enhance the experience of
the library's digital assets and customize the library's intranet presence
using SharePoint

• Work with the library's database service providers to customize their

• Create and maintain digital repositories

• Compile and distribute reports on the metrics/statistics for all of the
library's services.

• Troubleshoot problems with staff computers and public-access workstations in
library reading room

• Test new media and library applications as necessary.

• Recommend, support and customize an advanced ILS as needed

• Coordinate with staff and vendors to resolve difficulties that cannot be
resolved in-house

• Develop monthly status reports

• Assist library patrons in the use of all digital resources, self-check
equipment and library equipment.

• Maintain and create documentation related to all duties

The candidate must have the following experience:

• Hands-on experience administering a SIRSI or related Integrated Library
System (ILS)

• Working knowledge of the UNIX operating system

• At least 4 years demonstrated experience supporting web technologies such as

• At least 2 years demonstrated experience creating and coding Unix shell

• Ability to use Photoshop

• At least 2 years hands-on experience developing sites using SharePoint

• Ability to use the OCLC bibliographic utility and online authority files

• At least 4 years hands-on experience trouble-shooting computer hardware and

• At least 4 years hands-on experience creating and coding web accessible
electronic interfaces for databases using advanced technologies

• Ability to support RFID

• Must stay abreast of new library focused technologies and be able to
recommend and support a new ILS

• At least 4 years experience in a library setting

Masters' Library Science Required.

**Security Clearance Required**: None 

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