[Eril-l] JOB OP: Discovery and Systems Librarian UNC Charlotte

Elizabeth Siler esiler3 at uncc.edu
Tue May 31 12:37:40 PDT 2022

Discovery and Systems Librarian

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Discovery and
Systems Librarian to lead and manage integrated library systems (ILS) and
library services platforms (LSP) for cataloging and acquisitions modules,
focusing on system configuration, troubleshooting, training, analytics, and
documentation. The librarian collects and manages departmental and
collection statistics processes. The Librarian works collaboratively with
other departments to develop and implement efficiencies in technology use
and workflow related to batch loads, data normalization, and other
bibliographic maintenance.



   Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an
   ALA-accredited institution.




   Demonstrated knowledge of working with integrated library systems (ILS)
   and/or library services platforms (LSP).

   Experience with ExLibris’s Alma/Primo platform is highly desirable.

   Experience determining and configuring back-end functionality in an ILS
   (configuring cataloging rules, import tables, etc.)

   Familiarity with networking concepts such as security certificates,
   domain name systems, port numbers.

   Knowledge of current and emerging models and tools used by libraries for
   resource discovery.



   Three years of recent cataloging/metadata experience in an academic or
   research library.

   Knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices such
   as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 formats, and authority control.

   Proficiency with software programs/products associated with library
   functions (e.g., Alma, Primo, OpenAthens, OCLC systems and services,
   MARCEdit, OpenRefine, etc.).  Preferred: familiarity with PHP or Python,
   XML/XSLT, SQL and API web services.

   Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented and repetitive tasks
   with a high degree of accuracy.

   Experience with bulk importing and exporting of cataloging/metadata

   Experience developing cataloging/metadata policies and creating
   documentation to improve communication and processes.

   Familiarity with emerging trends in linked data, such as BIBFRAME, RDF,
   SKOS, etc.

For a full job description and additional information visit our Web site at

Job allows for up to 2 days of telework.


(Search Faculty Vacancies - Position #008618)

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Candidates are encouraged to
apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.

Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to
apply.  AA/EOE
Elizabeth Siler, MLIS | Associate Dean for Collection Services
UNC Charlotte | Atkins Library
9201 University City Blvd.| Charlotte, NC 28223
Phone: 704-687-1372 | Fax: 704-678-0890
esiler3 at uncc.edu | http://www.uncc.edu
(Pronouns: she, her, hers)

*UNC Charlotte is located on the traditional homelands of 5 different
native ethnic groups, mostly the Catawba, and smaller groups Cheraw,
Sugaree, Wateree, and Waxhaw peoples. The city of Charlotte has a Native
community that has thrived here for over fifty years, including members of
all of North Carolina’s eight state and federally recognized tribes. *
*What are land acknowledgements and why do they matter?
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