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Systems Librarian, US Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

I.  Position Summary:
This position is located in the Library of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, a four-year, accredited, degree granting institution and center of leadership development for the Coast Guard.  The incumbent is responsible for performing all functions of systems librarian required to support the education and training outcomes of the Academy.  The incumbent serves as the database administrator for the library's integrated system and trains staff on new technologies. The incumbent provides leadership in the management and procurement of electronic resources and in solving problems associated with their delivery.  The incumbent is expected to advise the library director on issues and new developments in the areas of library systems and trends associated with the delivery of electronic resources.

II.  Responsibilities
Plans for, evaluates, implements, customizes, upgrades, and assesses all automated systems and other computer applications, including website.
Troubleshoots hardware, software, and access issues.
Trains library staff in the use of library systems and applications.
Administers new and existing licensing for electronic resources and monitors subscriptions to comply with licensing terms and conditions.
Arranges trials, activates new electronic subscriptions, and troubleshoots reported access problems.
Collects and compiles statistics for use in administrative reports and mandated surveys.
Works closely with Information Services, faculty, cadets, and vendors to solve problems

Key Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).


This is a federal civil service position with a salary range at the GS-11 level ($69,339.00 to $90,146.00).  The federal government provides an excellent benefits package.  For a complete vacancy announcement and to apply for the position, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543139600.  Applications must be submitted through USAJOBS.gov by August 29, 2019 but early submittals are encouraged. The U. S. Coast Guard is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 

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