Senior Technology Specialist

New York University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Level
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Reporting to the Head of ADRSS, the Senior Technology Specialist for Collections and Content Strategy oversees and leads the technology-focused development and support for circulation, reserves, stacks maintenance, space management, resource sharing, remote storage, and other access services systems within the NYU Division of Libraries. As a member of various cross-functional teams and working groups, the Senior Technology Specialist serves as a critical link between systems, technology specialists, and public services staff at NYU and consortium and oversees troubleshooting, development, and training. And documentation for various access services systems. Working closely with various technologists in Data Access and Integration, Libraries Web Services, and User Experience, this position provides leadership for various technology-related projects for systems related to access services. The Senior Technology Specialist stays abreast of trends, evaluates new technologies, and recommends development projects to the Head of ADRSS and Libraries leadership. The Senior Technology Specialist supervises and directs the activities of the Technology Specialist for Public Services. This position works closely with the CCS leadership team to advocate for public service-related projects and support the Libraries’ culture of agility and transparency for the access services systems.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Advanced degree in Library and Information Science or technology-related field preferred

Required Experience:
3+ years Minimum of three years related information technologies or library project management, development, and implementation experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated ability to work with moderately complex client-side software, including a variety of library systems (ILS or resource sharing platforms). Ability to assess and analyze data using a variety of tools (Tableau, Excel, etc). Experience with Web applications and their components.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Knowledge of access services and resource sharing workflows and software. Familiarity with agile and user-centered frameworks for developing services. Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills; excellent planning and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and establish appropriate priorities; ability to lead cross-departmental, project-based teams. Demonstrated ability to document workflows and teach others.

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