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Library Systems Administrator -Hofstra University Library

November 18, 2021 11:03 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Description:      

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Library Operations, the Library Systems Administrator will support the instructional technology needs of library faculty and administrators in developing and implementing the library’s electronic services and training efforts. The Libraries provide access to over 1 million print and ebooks, and offers on-campus and remote access to other online information and class reserves. The University Library is a strong advocate for information literacy and offers a wide variety of instructional programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain all aspects of the Library computer systems.
  • Manage the Library's web page, including periodic design improvements in collaboration with other library professionals and University web designers.
  • Trouble­shoot electronic resource access problems.
  • Manage software installation and maintenance for ILLiad resource sharing software, Ares electronic reserves software, EZProxy, and the Springshare software suite.
  • Maintain database vendor administrative modules.
  • Evaluate web technologies for possible library application.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required. Demonstrated experience with HTML and other web technologies. Knowledge of Web design principles, including familiarity with Web accessibility and usability norms and guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate degree or graduate work in information or educational technology preferred. Experience with OCLC WorldShare Management, ILLiad, Ares or EZProxy software desirable. Experience with Blackboard and related instructional technologies desirable. Experience in an academic or research library environment desirable.

Application Instructions:              Send cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references via email to: Howard.E.Graves@hofstra.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Voluntary Self-Identification:    All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms

Deadline:            Open until filled

Date Posted:      11/16/2021

Posting Number:              899681-21

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Phone: (631) 675-1570
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