[Web4lib] Position announcement: Library Technology Coordinator, University of La Verne

Vinaya Tripuraneni vtripuraneni at laverne.edu
Wed Nov 9 15:14:32 EST 2011

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#3147 - Library Technology Coordinator, Assistant Professor/Librarian
The University of La Verne invites applications for a Library Technology Coordinator (Assistant Professor/Librarian), a non-tenure track 12-month faculty appointment.

The responsibilities of this position include administering and providing technical support for all aspects of library technology including the Innovative Interfaces Millennium integrated library system; design, operation and maintenance of specialized library systems, electronic resources, proxy server, mobile apps, OPAC, LINK+, ILLIAD, ERM, OCLC, link resolver, research databases, library intranet, etc.; assisting the University Librarian with technology planning and project implementation; serving as primary liaison with the university's Office of Information Technology to coordinate the maintenance of computer labs, staff computers, smart classrooms, peripherals, library wireless and other instructional equipment; supervising one full-time staff member (Electronic Services Technician); serving as backup for library website maintenance; serving as technical support liaison to database and online service providers; extracting and compiling a wide range of statistical data related to software, hardware and online resource usage on a monthly basis; providing database or technology consultation to library users using multiple formats (in-person, e-mail, phone, and chat); developing, promoting, and delivering effective training, instruction, seminars and workshops; maintaining a program of professional development.

Required: ALA accredited master's degree in Library Science; minimum two years academic library and technology experience especially with library integrated systems such as Innovative Interfaces, administering web-based solutions using CSS, HTML, XML and related technologies; an understanding of the MARC record; effective written and oral communication skills; the ability to function flexibly in a team environment; excellent interpersonal and training skills (online and face to face); ability to troubleshoot applications.  Must be self directed, flexible and adaptable to change, analytical, creative, and results and customer service oriented.

Preferred: Experience supporting document delivery, cataloging, interlibrary loan, or other library workflow processes; content management systems like WordPress; and supervisory experience.

Hiring salary is commensurate with experience, and departmental equity.  Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University's 403B retirement plan.  Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a complete background investigation.  To apply, please send a curriculum vita and letters from three professional references in Word or PDF format to: jobs at laverne.edu<mailto:jobs at laverne.edu>, or mail to Human Resources, University of La Verne, 1950 Third Street, La Verne CA 91750.  Reference #3147

Vinaya Tripuraneni, Ed. D.
University Librarian
Wilson Library
University of La Verne
2040 3rd Street, La Verne, CA 91750
Email: vtripuraneni at laverne.edu<mailto:vtripuraneni at laverne.edu>
Tel: (909) 593-3511 x4300
Fax: (909) 392-2733
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