Full or Part Time
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary
The Systems/Technology Librarian coordinates the library’s use of
technology to provide services and enhance access to information
resources in all formats, including web-based resources,
applications, and other systems. This position identifies,
evaluates, and implements current and emerging technologies and
applications; serves as systems administrator for the Integrated
Library System ( ILS ); and configures and maintains the proxy
server; and is the primary liaison to Innovative Interfaces and
database vendors. The Systems/Technology Librarian trains and
supports library staff on the use of the ILS and other
applications; collaborates with staff in the law school, Leatherby
Libraries, and the University on technology-related issues; and
develops and documents policies and procedures. This position
reports to the Law Library Director. Duties may include assisting
with empirical and data projects.
- Coordinate the library’s use of technology to provide library
services and enhance access to information resources in all
- Identify, evaluate, and implement current and emerging
- Work with staff in the law school, Leatherby Libraries, and the
University on technology related issues to ensure compatibility and
compliance with systems requirements.
- Serve as systems administrator for the Integrated Library
System ( ILS ).
- Plan, customize, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot all
modules of the ILS (Innovative Interfaces).
- Maintain web applications and other system integrations.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- MLS from an ALA -accredited institution or equivalent relevant
- Experience with library and computer systems, including an
Integrated Library System (preferably Innovative Interfaces).
- Knowledge of current information technologies and standard
practices in web development ( MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express,
Angular, Node), SQL, Restful API ).
- Experience with servers (Linux, Nginx) and networking.
- Experience with a content management system (Cascade,
- Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment to
conceptualize, communicate, coordinate, and implement complex
activities and projects.
- Strong interpersonal skills to work with diverse groups at all
organizational levels, both inside and outside the University.
- Ability to formulate and communicate logical and sound
conclusions and recommendations.
- Demonstrated writing skills to produce clear, concise, and
- Ability to independently prioritize tasks when faced with
multiple projects and requests.
- Commitment to expanding, improving, and promoting library
Applicants for Staff and Administrator positions must be currently
authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Chapman University does not sponsor applicants for Staff and
Administrator positions for work visas.
The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion
and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and returning to
the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the
Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.
Minimum Number of References
Maximum Number of References
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2