Systems Integration & Data Analysis Librarian
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to WRLCEmployment@wrlc.org
JOB TITLE: Systems Integration & Data Analysis Librarian
The Systems Integration & Data Services Librarian enables success among the nine partner university libraries in the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) by providing innovative, proactive and responsive support for the partner’s resource management and discovery applications; by creating, extracting, managing and analyzing data and metadata; and by developing tools that integrate online resources and locally developed or third party applications. The position will assist the libraries in making more effective use of their data.
Reports to the Director of Information Services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide data and metadata extraction, manipulation, analysis and statistical reports for WRLC-supported digital library systems and services (Voyager, Summon, 360 Link, DSpace, Islandora, etc.) to support management information needs and workflow requirements of the consortium and the individual libraries.
Manage application support for digital collection and institutional repository services (currently based on DSpace, moving to Islandora in 2014). Manage application support for resource-sharing applications (ILLiad and Odyssey).
Collaborate with partner library staff and the WRLC programmers to analyze workflows, develop requirements and participate in the design of custom applications and APIs.
Assist in the administration, maintenance and enhancement of WRLC-supported digital library systems and services (Voyager, Summon, 360Link, etc.).
Serve on committees and task forces as required. Provide constructive input for enhancements to services or revisions to policies and procedures. Serve as backup to other positions as necessary. Undertake special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Seek new knowledge and update skills to enhance performance in all areas of responsibility.
EXPECTED: ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science, master’s degree in related field, or equivalent education and experience. Awareness of current trends in libraries, archives, and digitization. Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Customer centered orientation essential. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities.
DESIRED: Significant experience working with API development and/or relational database queries and presentation. Experience with SQL and XML. Experience with scripting languages (Perl, PHP), metadata schema (MARC, Dublin Core, METS, FRBR, RDA) and applications such as DSpace, Fedora and/or Islandora.