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Digital Resources and Systems Librarian (SUNY Geneseo)

SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library invites applications for an entry level, full-time, tenure-track, Digital Resources and Systems librarian at the Senior Assistant Librarian rank.
As part of the Library Information Technology Services Department, this librarian will facilitate patron discovery and ensure consistent access to Milne’s collection of digital resources. This includes administration of discovery services, research databases, electronic journals & books, OpenURL resolvers, and electronic resources management systems. This position will maintain professional relationships with external service providers, technology suppliers, and consortial partners, in addition to faculty, staff, students, and other campus stakeholders. Moreover, the Digital Resources & Systems Librarian will work collaboratively with staff to transition Milne’s remaining print serials collection to digital formats. This position reports to the Library Director.
·         Provide leadership, coordination, and administration of Milne’s digital resources and discovery services
·         Provide relevant statistical data and metrics, including usage and cost analysis, to support collection analysis and development decisions
·         Coordinate and assess the implementation of metadata strategies supporting the discovery and timely access to digital resources through the library’s catalog and knowledge base
·         Provide technical advice and hands-on support in integrating, troubleshooting, and resolving various issues with library systems and digital resources
·         Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to identify discovery needs and improve user experience
·         Plan, organize, and evaluate workflows that are both cost-effective and responsive to the needs of other library departments and of library users
·         Collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to identify discovery needs and improve user experience
Required Qualifications
·         Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent
·         Minimum 2 years of experience working with library systems in an academic library
Preferred Qualifications
·         Experience with technology troubleshooting and problem resolution
·         Demonstrated project management skills
·         Proficiency with one or more scripting languages and/or coding HTML/CSS
·         Ability to utilize APIs and web based services
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses how his/her qualifications meet the position requirements and a CV on Geneseo’s website. Contact information for three references should be supplied at application. References will be contacted after initial interviews.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Applications must be completed by September 11, 2017. It is anticipated that preliminary phone interviews will be conducted starting mid September. On-campus interviews will likely begin toward the end of September.

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