Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Library Systems Fellow

Reporting to the Team Leader, Library System Support, and working with a team of OIS specialists, the Library Systems Fellow performs a variety of technical and support duties in the core areas of library staff support and training, system maintenance, troubleshooting, database management, and data loading.  This is a paid, fully benefits eligible, one-year position for a recent MLS graduate who is motivated, energetic, support-focused and technology-savvy. The Library Systems Fellow will acquire experience and skills at one of the world's greatest research libraries, and learn about an array of library systems supporting digital repositories, electronic resources, and other innovative technologies. The Library Systems Fellow will be involved in analyzing Library Systems Support tasks and processes and developing proposals to improve system efficiency and reliability.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities may include:
  • Monitor and respond to support tickets
  • Perform troubleshooting and systems maintenance tasks
  • Design and create management reports
  • Assist with database maintenance projects
  • Collaborate with other team members on projects that require system configuration, testing and implementation
Basic Qualifications:
  • Understanding of the application of computers in an academic setting
  • Demonstrated aptitude for technical and systems analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Solid understanding of library technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, serials, etc.)
Additional Information:
The Harvard University Library provides comprehensive access to library holdings across the boundaries of individual faculties and disciplines. The University Library is also a department of the University's central administration through which the libraries collaborate in the areas of digital acquisitions and collections, scholarly communication, information technology, high-density storage, preservation, and archives/records management. For additional information please visit http://hul.harvard.edu/
Interested candidates please apply at www.employment.harvard.edu req#22705
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