Maine InfoNet and The University of Maine System Libraries invite applications from enthusiastic, service-oriented individuals for the position of Library Systems Manager. The Library Systems Manager will oversee the implementation, operation, configuration and support of the integrated library system (URSUS) that supports the seven campus libraries of the University of Maine System. This position will also work collaboratively with rest of the Maine InfoNet staff to provide comprehensive, hands-on support for MaineCat, Minerva, SOLAR, MARVEL! and other Maine InfoNet services and projects, including direct technical support for rapid response to system support requests. The successful candidate will have integrated library system (ILS) experience, an understanding of the vital importance of communication and public service in a multi-type library environment, and demonstrated experience realizing the full potential of technology to serve library staff and patrons. This position will be based out of the Maine InfoNet offices at the University of Maine in Orono and will report to the Executive Director of Maine InfoNet.
Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited program and relevant experience in library environment; experience with and knowledge of integrated library management systems, networking, hardware and software as they relate to the delivery of library services; familiarity with emerging trends and standards in information technology; excellent interpersonal communication skills; excellent written and oral skills communications skills.
Preferred: Experience with Innovative Interfaces integrated library system software; project management experience; familiarity with networked environments (LINUX, UNIX, NT, etc.) and university and statewide networks.
The University of Maine System comprises seven universities. Each of our universities has a distinct mission and serves as the educational and cultural center of its community. The University of Maine is the Land Grant University and Sea Grant College for the state of Maine, and is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System, offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Maine InfoNet is a collaborative of academic, public, school, and special libraries that provides leadership in resource sharing, promotes cost effective solutions for quality library information services, and supports the cultural, educational, and economic development of Maine.
This is a 12-month, full-time position with an excellent benefits package including TIAA-CREF and dependent and employee tuition waiver. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to: Library Systems Manager Search Committee, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5729 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Maine System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.