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Columbus, Ohio
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Education level:
Master Degree

Systems Librarian

Requisition ID: req2164

Job Title: Systems Librarian

Department: Acquisitions & Metadata

Location: Columbus Hall

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Annual

Compensation: $44,034.00

Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm

Job Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

1. Manages, troubleshoots, and administers integrated library system (ILS), working with collaboration with other library departments, with OhioLINK, IT, and Innovative Interfaces, and with the electronic resources librarian, as appropriate.

2. Maximizes system capabilities of ILS. Maintains location and other system codes.

3. Maintains staff authorizations in ILS.

4. Systematically collects and reports usage data.

5. Serves as the point of contact for all ILS-related matters and responds with appropriate advisement and consultation.

6. Serves as Lead Implementer for OhioLINK. Attends meetings, disseminates information and implements OhioLINK projects.

7. Creates and maintains relevant procedural documentation.

8. Establishes all links to library databases and electronic products and in collaboration with the cataloger and the electronic resources librarian.

9. Runs reports in college's financial system and loads resulting patron information into ILS. Loads records from OhioLINK and other outside vendors into ILS.

10. Creates new and modifies existing load programs for ILS as needed.

11. Provides training to staff on the various components of the ILS.

12. Maintains confidentiality of passwords, patron records and other information.

13. Maintains Library Archives. Adds new contributions to the Archives. Maintains the finding aid. Assists patrons with requests for material/information from the Archives.

14. Participates in collection development by evaluating an assigned Dewey section and recommending the discard of old, outdated print materials. Selects new materials in assigned section in order to keep the collection current, as the budget allows.

15. Serves on library and college committees.

16. Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works overtime as
required to meet workload demands. Performs other related duties as required.

Usual Physical Demands: The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job's essential duties and responsibilities. These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the College, employee and/or applicant identify where reasonable accommodations may need to be considered.

While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly uses close vision when using the computer, frequently sits for extended periods of time and occasionally stand, walks, stoops and kneels. Employee regularly lifts items up to 10 pounds, and occasionally pushes and pulls large book trucks up to 25 pounds. Employee frequently talks and listens to colleagues.

Working Conditions: Normal library working conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Library science; research methods, sources and databases; library practices and procedures; Dewey Decimal System; online catalog systems; online searching techniques; Microsoft office and other computer applications; best practices for content management systems; Knowledge of DSpace or other open source repository applications. Ability to: Maintain good working relationships with library patrons, co-workers and other job contacts; Work individually without supervision as well as in teams; Evaluate information sources for content, authority and relevance; Categorize materials in subject, numerical and alphabetical order; Exhibit analytical thinking; Maintain confidential and sensitive information. Skill in: Verbal and written communications; listening; Use of the Internet; routine typing; spelling; Maintaining operational records.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution. At least 2 years of experience working in a library position with increasing responsibility. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Sierra system administration and with Colleague