The Evans Library of Florida Institute of Technology (http://lib.fit.edu) invites applications for the position of Systems Librarian. Available in May 2010, this is a new position added in response to the growing library needs of online and remote students and faculty.
Reporting to the Director for Resources and Services, the Systems Librarian evaluates, recommends, implements, and manages a variety of applications for remote electronic access to information resources and services. The incumbent participates on the technical team responsible for all aspects of the Library’s information infrastructure. Specific duties include: planning, budgeting, coordination, and implementation of technical projects, maintenance, and updates; assistance with development of web-based training and support products; staff and user training; participation in the design and maintenance of the Library Information Network (http://lib.fit.edu); assistance with development of communications for end users about the uses and benefits of tools and applications; integration of information from different systems into a single user interface; administrative reporting; work with technical and Library teams to implement complex applications; development of policies, procedures and documentation; system and database security and integrity; troubleshooting functional problems and provision of ongoing functional support.Minimum qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or background in computer information systems with extensive SIRSI experience in an academic library; outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; prefer two or more years of recent technical experience in an integrated library systems environment; required knowledge of MARC bibliographic formats; two years experience in database maintenance; experience with digitization management systems, preferably ContentDM; current SIRSI training experience; and UNIX experience. Excellent benefits and environment. Visit our Library’s homepage at http://lib. fit.edu. Position is available May 2010. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit letter of application and resume to: Mary Barker Systems Librarian Evans Library Florida Institute of Technology 150 W. University Blvd. Melbourne, FL 32901