The Assistant Director for Technical Service and System
Librarian provides leadership administering the varied specialized
systems (ILS, LibGuides, Website, etc.) unique to the library. This
position also enables collaborative efforts with other university
partners (DoIt, Marketing, etc.) to ensure cooperative efforts.
Works closely with the Director of Technical Services.
The Livermore Library of the University of North Carolina at
Pembroke is opening a search for an Assistant Director of Technical
Service and Systems Librarian. We are seeking a highly motivated
individual to help lead the technological advancement of the
Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, and working
closely with other library directors, this position provides
technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support
for traditional and emerging library solutions and standards.
Additionally, this person serves as the chief liaison for the
library to the university’s IT department (DoIt). This person will
use a variety of technologies and must possess excellent
communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best
possible experience for students, faculty, and staff as they seek,
access to library resources. The successful candidate will oversee
Livermore Library’s ExLibris platforms that include Alma, Primo and
Leganto while serving as the main liaison to all library system
This position also has primary responsibility for the development
of the library website using LibGuides, and will liaison with the
university’s web developer’s office.
They will work with the Library staff and DoIt, and vendor
technical support to manage other platforms and servers such as the
Library’s web and file servers, staff applications, and selection,
installation, and maintenance of hardware and software. They will
also provide research and input on new systems or technology
systems to enhance current operations and service as well as keep
the library focused on future innovations,. collaborating as
necessary with other system schools in cooperative technology
efforts between libraries.
This individual will also work at other related tasks as assigned
by the Director and/or Dean.
This position is classified as Mandatory Personnel: Mandatory
Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be
mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse
weather or emergency events.
Minimum Training and Experience
Requirements: ALA-accredited Master’s Degree.
A Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or an equivalent
• Effective communication, interpersonal, organization, analytical,
and problem solving skills with an ability to work with a widely
diverse group of people.
• Experience in managing, implementing or integrating Ex Libris’
Alma, Primo platforms.
• Knowledge of ExLibris integrated library system, platforms,
and software in an academic library setting is preferred.
• Certification in ExLibris’ Alma/Primo /Legato platform, or
willingness to become certified within first year of
• Experience in supporting library specific systems,
(OCLC Connexion, ILLIAD, MarcEdit).
• Experience supporting web based content management systems. Also
experience or familiarity with Canvas or other Learning Management
• Familiarity with digital repository programs (ContentDM, Digital
• Familiarity with library technology standards and protocols such
as RDA. FRBR, OAI/PHM.
• Familiarity with EZProxy and Single Sign-on systems.
Special instructions to Instructions:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an
employment background check. An employment background check
includes a criminal background check, employment verification,
reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit
history check (if applicable).
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be
required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United
States and to complete the required employment eligibility
verification form upon hire.
New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial
institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans
Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the
online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The
University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals
based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with
disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals
based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national
origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for