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Systems Librarian, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA


The position of Systems Librarian is a full-time, exempt position of 40 hours per week providing technical support and oversight of library systems. The Systems Librarian manages all computer technology services, including the Voyager integrated library system. This position reports to the Associate Library Director. 



  • Administer the Library's integrated library system (Voyager hosted on a Linux platform), including maintenance, upgrades, troubleshooting, customizations, and end user support
  • Work with the BAC's Information Technology Department to ensure adequate system backups, production of appropriate reports and statistics, and resolution of any additional server-related issues
  • Maintain positive working relationship with vendors to report, monitor, and resolve system problems, and to plan and schedule training and system upgrades as needed
  • Investigate, select, (in conjunction with other Library staff) and implement new software technologies and tools to enhance Library resources and services, including planning for future ILS system
  • Maintain, upgrade and customize EBSCO's EDS and its components
  • Work closely with the BAC's Information Technology staff to maintain and customize locally developed Article ILL management platform
  • Assist with technical aspects of LibGuides implementation and maintenance
  • Work closely with Associate Director of the library with specific projects as needed.
  • Monitor and customize SenSource people counting system and VeaView reporting software.
  • Manage statistics for Library in conjunction with Library Director and Associate Director 
  • Participate in special projects as necessary
  • Provide reference service at the circulation desk up to 12 hours per week
  • Other duties, as assigned 




EDUCATIONAL criteria: Earned Bachelor degree from an accredited institution, required. Master degree in related field, preferred. 



  • ALA accredited MLS or MLIS required + 2 years experience
  • Must have experience with an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Website development experience (HTML, CSS)
  • Working knowledge of web development languages: PHP, PERL preferred
  • Experience with XSLT templates
  • Experience with Microsoft Access reporting
  • Familiarity and facility with software application programs is essential
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for acquiring new technical skills
  • Must be able to work one evening per week
  • Must be able to speak clearly and understand spoken communication
  • Must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities
  • Experience administering Archivematica and/or DSpace a plus


Work Schedule requirements:

  • Must be able to work one evening per week

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