St.  Catherine University

Online Services & Systems Librarian

St. Paul, Minnesota
Sep 27, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary

The Library Department at St. Catherine University invites applicants for an Online Services & Systems Librarian. The Online Services & Systems Librarian will be responsible for administration and support of the Library Management System (Alma and Primo); maintenance, evaluation, and further development of the Library's web presence. This position also works in collaboration with Information Technology, librarians, faculty and staff, as well as colleagues at consortium member libraries to improve access, functionality, and integration of online and digital resources; and providing leadership to enable the library to harness new features and technologies that enhance user success in discovering and using library content.

• Administration of Library Management System (Alma and Primo from vendor Ex Libris) and add-on applications (Leganto), including configuration, upgrades, troubleshooting, and coordination with consortial partners ( CLIC libraries)
• Serve as liaison to Information Technology, including Academic Technology, and other related departments
• Planning, evaluation, and assessment of online services and library systems including but not limited to Digital Commons repository and digital asset management systems
• Maintain Library webpages, website design and development as well as maintain ILLiad site
• Coordinate with and support colleagues in managing online teaching and learning tools such as LibGuides and online projects.
• Other library service and professional development functions
• Supervise the work of student employees as needed

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• ALA -accredited Master of Library Science or equivalent
• 1-2 years of professional experience in library system administration, with preference to Ex Libris' Alma
• Demonstrated skill in administering online systems, managing projects, working with teams, providing application training, and liaising with vendors
• Knowledge of current trends and issues related to library technology
• High level of interpersonal skills, with a strong focus on oral and written communication and strong service orientation
• Demonstrated evidence of initiative and self-direction; ability to work proactively with colleagues and library users
• Effective organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, and creatively in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of XML and XSL
• Ex Libris Alma Certification
• Basic knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language (Perl, PHP , Ruby, Python, etc.)
• Experience with Drupal Content Management System
• Experience working with databases and SQL
• Understanding of authentication and authorization technologies common to libraries
• Awareness of the information needs and information-seeking habits of college students and faculty

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable employees who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the University's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references. A successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. Please reach out to Emily Asch, with questions. Applications are due by October 21, 2019.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO /AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our University is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: HERC website .

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