|Location||1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, Maryland|
|Date Posted||January 11, 2022|
|Education Requirements||Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or information science program.|
|Minimum Compensation in Local Currency||63,000|
|Maximum Compensation in Local Currency||63,000|
|Hourly or Salary?||Salary|
|Pay Grade||2-month library faculty appointment at anticipated rank of Librarian II.|
As part of the Library and Information Technology Services division, the IT Librarian manages the daily operations of IT support and AV services in the Library & Gallery. This position also works closely with the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) on the management of the Library’s public computing and AV resources. Manages and maintains local servers including backup and recovery. Works with DoIT to implement and manage suitable cloud-based storage and backup options. Administers and maintains library applications including, but not limited to, ILLiad, CONTENTdm, Connexion, Ares, and Aleph. The IT Librarian ensures efficient management of and response to bugs and suggestions through effective use of the issue tracking system ‘RT’.
This position makes recommendations on upgrades, repairs, replacements, retention, and adoption of new technologies based on equipment life cycles, usage, user needs, and technology trends. Engages and works collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff both inside and outside the Library & Gallery to ensure technology solutions are effective and equitable including selection and implementation of assistive and accessible technologies. Demonstrates ability to work effectively in a diverse environment and a commitment to providing equitable and inclusive service.
Contributes to the planning, implementation, and management of a makerspace in the library.
Assists with the technology planning and implementation for local digitization projects and participates in developing and implementing the Library & Gallery’s digital preservation strategy.
Supports efficient use of technology for employees in the Library & Gallery including through development and delivery of training on technology-related best practices on topics such as document management and use of cloud systems. Participates as the IT expert on library committees and working groups as appropriate.
Trains and supervises LITS staff, and develops and documents procedures.