Integrated Library Systems Specialist

Website Rod Library (University of Northern Iowa)

Position Description:

Rod Library is seeking a collaborative and detail oriented individual to join our Content Discovery team. As the Integrated Library System specialist, this person will provide leadership and develop expertise in managing our integrated library system, optimizing our system to provide an excellent user experience. Rod Library offers a welcoming environment and is committed to promoting and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Employees are encouraged to join committees and teams both within the library and on campus.

Specific duties include: Manages the Integrated Library System (ILS) and serves as library’s Ex Libris specialist; works with appropriate staff to recommend and implement procedures, configurations, and workflows for effective and efficient use of and interoperability between the ILS’ Alma repository and the PrimoVE discovery layer to provide a positive user experience; manages and oversees the Alma repository in support of cataloging and metadata operations; serves as coordinator of the Ex Libris Management Group and its three sub-groups, supporting the activities of the group in meeting its charge; and provides leadership in the use of Ex Libris Analytics to improve workflows, documentation, quality, and efficiency of work and to inform the management of enhancements.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.

Required Qualifications: At least three years of combined library technical and/or metadata/cataloging experience required.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience with Ex Libris integrated library system preferred.

Required documents: Resume, cover letter, 3 references.

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