[Asis-l] Professional opportunity: Systems Librarian, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Pascal Calarco pcalarco at nd.edu
Mon Dec 1 16:10:25 EST 2008

Are you a creative and enthusiastic information professional who loves
working collaboratively to innovate and enable new systems and services
in academic library environments?

Are you excited about working with a mixture of open-source and vended
technology solutions and have experience overseeing the technical
components of an integrated library system or next-generation resource
discovery system and related information systems?

Do you want to work with a growing team of technology and library
professionals to support and advance the academic mission of one of the
top 20 universities in the United States?  If so, read on!

The Library Systems Department of the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame
has a vacancy for a Systems Librarian, serving as the lead Librarian for
the technical components of the shared Michiana Academic Library
Consortium (MALC) Aleph and Primo resource discovery systems and 
services.  MALC serves approximately 225 librarians and staff across 
five institutional academic libraries, serving a population of faculty, 
students and staff of around 19,500.

You will also contribute to the Hesburgh Libraries' partnership in the
Mellon-funded and University of Rochester-led eXtensible Catalog (XC)
project, for which Notre Dame is participating to document and build
integration of XC with any Aleph site.  Looking further, you will
collaborate and lead in research, design, development and implementation
of other innovative technology solutions for the Libraries.

Requirements include a master degree in Library or Information Science
from an ALA-accredited program or an equivalent advanced degree in a
related applied discipline; demonstrated leadership skills,
collaboration and team-orientation; demonstrated experience with library
systems, data standards used in libraries and enthusiasm for creating
user-focused library programs and services.

The University of Notre Dame is a highly selective national Catholic
teaching and research university in northern Indiana about ninety miles
from Chicago. Approximately 8,200 undergraduates and 3,100 graduate
students pursue a broad range of studies. The Hesburgh Libraries
<http://www.library.nd.edu> hold about 3 million volumes and provide
access to more than 23,000 serials. The Libraries have 140 staff and 55
librarians. The Libraries are a member of the Academic Libraries of
Indiana (ALI), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), INCOLSA, the
Michiana Academic Library Consortium (MALC), the Center for Research
Libraries (CRL), and the North East Research Libraries (NERL).

The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer strongly committed to diversity. We value qualified candidates
who can bring to our community a variety of backgrounds.

Salary and rank offered commensurate with experience and qualifications 
(minimum $40,000/year). Librarians are non-tenure track members of the 
faculty and earn 20 days of vacation annually, plus University holidays 
including the week between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day. The 
University offers an excellent benefits package.

Review of applications will begin December 19, 2008 and continue until
the position is filled.

For a full position description and details on how to apply, see:

Apologies in advance for cross-posting duplication.  Thanks!

Pascal V. Calarco, MLIS
Head, Library Systems Department
University of Notre Dame /
Michiana Academic Library Consortium
Notre Dame, IN

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