Head of Library Systems & Emerging Technologies Librarian, Keene State College, Keene NH

QUAL: ALA accredited Master's Degree in library science. Demonstrated experience administering and working with library automated systems software and operations, knowledge of academic library operations and service requirements. The successful candidate will have proven organizational, problem solving, negotiating, interpersonal and communication skills, experience in teaching and/or library instruction and a commitment to the ideals of information literacy and the ability to work both independently and collegially in a rapidly changing environment.

Desirable: Undergraduate degree in a field supportive of library systems work, familiarity with local area networks, software applications, print management, Web formats including Web 2.0, Innovative Interfaces library software, ILLIAD, ContentDM, and MARC formats. Demonstrated ability to work in a mixed hardware/software environment, and supervisory and leadership experience. Additional advanced subject area degree or Library Systems educational experiences, evidence of professional involvement, and academic library experience.

DUTIES: This position has all responsibilities associated with faculty rank and tenure. Under the administrative review of the Dean of the Library, the Head of Library Systems & Emerging Technologies Librarian leads the evaluation and implementation of new technological services, and is responsible for the creation of policies and procedures in support of library systems and technologies. This librarian has responsibility for the maintenance of turnkey library systems operations, supervises staff, is the library's webmaster, serves as liaison to vendors, and collaborates with campus and off campus constituencies. All library faculty serve as liaison to a number of disciplines, provides information literacy instruction, and monitors collection development in those areas.

SALARY: Starting salary of $61,720.

TO APPLY: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53179. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application addressing the required and desirable qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy (300 words or less)
  • Contact information for three references


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