Thursday, August 15, 2013
Library Systems Manager / Librarian
Maine InfoNet and The University of Maine Fogler Library invite applications from energetic, service-oriented individuals for the position of Library Systems Manager / Librarian. 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/or relevant experience in library environment; experience with and knowledge of integrated library management systems, 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 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. Maine InfoNet connects the people of Maine to information and ideas through library cooperation.
This is a 12-month, full-time position with a projected starting salary range of $40,461-$45.000 and an excellent benefits package. More information regarding the job description may be found at http://jobs.umaine.edu/blog/2013/08/10/library-systems-manager-librarian/#more-5847. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Appropriate background checks will be required. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to Karen Stewart, Office of the Dean of Libraries, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine, 04469-5729 or email to Karen.Stewart@maine.edu.
The University of Maine is a tobacco-free campus. Information regarding UMaine’s tobacco-free policy is online at http://umaine.edu/tobaccofree/.
The University of Maine System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from qualified women and members of diverse racial/ethnic groups and provides reasonable accommodations in the application process to individuals with disabilities.