Saint Michael’s College Library invites applications for the position of Associate Director for Systems and Web Development. Reporting to the Library Director, this individual supports and oversees library systems and the digital infrastructure that forms the foundation for all library services, including the library management system, discovery system, and website. The Associate Director for Systems and Web Development ensures optimal performance of the library’s integrated, cloud-based management platform, works closely with other members of the library staff on a range of technical and systems related tasks, and manages and supports the Library’s Discovery layer, link resolver, and single-sign-on authentication system. Within a team environment, shared responsibilities include Research & Instruction services, teaching, and serving as on-duty substitute for the Circulation Supervisor, opening and closing the library as needed.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Manages and supports library management systems, platforms, and software. Serves as lead administrator for library management system (FOLIO), ensuring that all internal systems and software including acquisitions, cataloging, and circulation are functioning optimally
- Provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards
- Serves as the library’s principal liaison to the SMC Information Technology Dept, systems and metadata providers, and vendors
- Collaborates with library staff to design, develop, and maintain the library website
Our lived experience impacts how we self-assess our skills, experience, and qualifications. In particular, data and statistics have shown that candidates who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, people from working-class backgrounds, people with disabilities, and others with minoritized and marginalized identities may not apply to jobs when they do not believe they meet 100% of the requirements and expected responsibilities listed in the job descriptions. Some responsibilities and skills are teachable and can be learned on the job. If you can imagine yourself in this position, bringing value to our students and community and meeting most of what we are looking for, please apply.
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Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee and family assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.
Applicants must have the following:
- Master’s degree in library and information science (or currently enrolled) from an ALA-accredited program
- Proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe products
- Proficient with Internet and Database research
- Proficient (or ability to become proficient) with: FOLIO library services platform, EZproxy, data visualization software, LibGuides, Zoho, and generating usage reports
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
- Cover letter including a statement articulating your understanding and experiences in serving and working with diverse populations to create an inclusive and equitable library experience for students, faculty, and staff. Saint Michael’s College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and every member of the Library team has an important role in ensuring equity of access and inclusive library practices.
- Please provide contact information for three (3) references
For full consideration, please submit all materials by April 24, 2023. Position remains open until filled.
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Saint Michael's College delivers a world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our close community allows students to form strong and enduring relationships with one another and with accomplished faculty and staff, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. A fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service, and wilderness experiences.
Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus and is ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont by Niche, a popular college ranking website. In 2022, Saint Michael’s was once again named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best 388 Colleges, one of the Best Green Colleges, and one of the Best Northeastern Colleges. Situated next to Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, nearby Burlington, Vermont, consistently ranks as one of the best places in America to live. This includes America's 10 Great Places to Live (Kiplinger's), Top 10 Cities for Outdoor Recreation (Outside Magazine), Top 10 Small Cities for State of Well-Being (Gallup-Healthways), Top 10 Tech Hubs in the U.S. (Forbes), Top 5 Healthiest Places for Women in America (Self Magazine), Top 10 Greenest Cities in America, and Top Public Square in America (USA Today). It was also recently named a “climate haven” and ranked in the 10 Best Places in America to Live for Climate Resilience.
At the heart of our Edmundite Catholic mission is a belief that experiencing new perspectives, cultures, traditions, and ideas helps us become fuller, more compassionate people. As a Catholic higher education institution with a social justice mission, we are called to be even more intentionally inclusive, celebrating the complexity and individuality that each person brings to our community. Each of us at Saint Michael's carries an obligation to ensure all students, faculty, and staff encounter a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment.
Building a culture of inclusion is an ongoing and evolving journey. We are continually striving to ensure our processes, policies, and behaviors support and encourage diversity, meeting the needs of all individuals, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Saint Michael's College's vision of inclusion and diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic identities but also gender, age, religion, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military service, geographic origin, and first-generation/multi-generation college experiences.
Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.