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.


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
three years

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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