Position: Emerging Technologies and Systems Librarian (Librarian II,  AFT,
Range 26)

Description: The successful candidate will provide management and
leadership in planning, implementing, maintaining and improving Library
systems and digital services.  The librarian will identify emerging
technologies and develop programs and best practices for the Rowan
Universities Libraries on all three campuses [Libraries] and will work
collaboratively to support Library faculty and staff to improve library

Primary job Responsibilities:
*       Provides expertise in identifying, evaluating, and making
recommendations concerning the use of new and emerging technologies
available to support the delivery of services and resources
*       Provides leadership and coordination for planning, implementing,
and training for the adoption and integration of new technologies
*       Participates in the ongoing development and evolution of digital
asset management in support of The Libraries' Digital Repository including
relevant technology applications and metadata development
*       Oversees responsibility for the development, maintenance and
upgrade of the integrated library system (currently Voyager) and additional
library applications (e.g. ILLiad)
*       Evaluates user-side applications and their significance in systems
design and resource delivery
*       Provides technical assistance and support to ensure the provision
of timely data for measurement and analysis
*       Coordinates departmental efforts in resolving technical problems
including library equipment and applications
*       Assures the necessary infrastructure for the effective delivery of
locally provided resources and content
*       Acts as primary library technical contact in communication with
Information Resources (University computing) and University Web Services
department on the coordination of services

*       ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science
*       Five years of professional library experience, preferably in an
academic library, with at least three years of increasing responsibilities
for technology and library systems
*       Demonstrated expertise in the use of new technologies in the
library setting with the ability to acquire new skills and resolve problems
*       Ability to provide technical support in the use of hardware and
software, in both the PC and MAC environment
*       Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with integrated library
systems (Voyager preferred)
*       Experience with content management systems (DRUPAL preferred)
*       Programming skills (e.g. JavaScript, PHP, HTML, CSS etc.)
*       Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to manage
multiple projects simultaneously
*       Experience with resource sharing software
*       Knowledge of MARC format and non-MARC metadata standards
*       Familiarity with social media and its use in the library setting
*       Familiarity with web site design and maintenance
*       Excellent customer service skills with a commitment to customer
*       Strong analytical and organizational skills
*       Ability to work independently
*       Effective communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical,
and problem-solving skills
*       Commitment to continuing professional development and participation
in professional activities

*       Work experience in an academic library
*       Experience providing technology support in a complex university
library environment
*       Experience supervising staff and student employees
*       Experience with creating documentation
*       Experience in training in technology based services
*       Experience with ADA requirements
*       Experience with image and/or text based digital repositories and
best practices in digital projects

Start Date:  June 1, 2014

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