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Systems/IR Librarian

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Systems/IR Librarian
Requisition # S00145P
FLSA Exempt
Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago
Department Galvin Library

The Systems & Institutional Repository Librarian is responsible for implementing, maintaining, supporting, and enhancing a wide range of technologies and systems to provide innovative library services and ensure access to the library’s extensive range of online information resources and digital collections. This position supports library staff and local and remote library users in the use of existing information technology as well as the adoption of new and emerging instructional and digital library technologies.

The Systems & Institutional Repository Librarian has primary responsibility for the ongoing administration of the library network, servers, and related information technology to ensure 24/7 accessibility, functionality, and stability of these resources.

This position will also have primary responsibility for the migration and implementation of a new platform for the Galvin Library’s Institutional Repository.

Special Schedule Requirements

May require occasional evening and weekend hours when resolving server or network connectivity as part of overall on-call responsibilities.


Education & Experience

MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited graduate program

Experience planning, managing, and overseeing complex technology projects.

Experience with emerging instructional and digital library technologies.

Three or more years of experience in information technology management and system administration.

Knowledge & Skills

Familiarity with UNIX/LINUX system administration.

Familiarity with programming languages, preferably PHP and Python.

Familiarity with library, communication and web standards such as OpenURL and Link resolvers, as well as relational database systems and applications including MySQL and MS Access preferred.

Strong service orientation, excellent oral and written communication skills, and excellent project management skills required.

Strong commitment to ongoing professional growth and development.

Posting Information

Work Hours

May require occasional weekend and evening hours particularly when assisting in resolving potential technical issues.

Position Category Full Time
Posting Date 06/13/2017
Closing Date
Posted Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents