Integrated Library Systems Specialist

Website University of Northern Iowa

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.

Impact & Responsibilities: 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.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; at least three years of combined library technical and/or metadata/cataloging experience.

Preferred: Experience with Ex Libris integrated library system.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Monday, March 4th will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.