OhioLINK seeks a Systems Librarian to support the overall mission of the group and in particular work closely with the Coordinator of OhioLINK Catalogs and with personnel from OH-TECH and OhioLINK member institutions to assist in planning, implementing, and managing central library catalog functions.
Role and Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Coordinator of OhioLINK Catalogs and with personnel from OH-TECH and OhioLINK member institutions to assist in planning, implementing, and managing central library catalog functions. Provide support for: OhioLINK's library catalogs and the integration of local systems; the print lending system; and the OhioLINK link resolver and associated services. Communicate with library vendors and other OhioLINK staff relevant to integrated library systems operations, print lending and link resolvers. Assist in customer support issues related to integrated library systems, print lending, and link resolvers.
Work Environment and Culture:
The Systems Librarian will report to the Coordinator of OhioLINK Catalogs at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University's West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio's statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services.
Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence.
OhioLINK creates a competitive advantage for Ohio's higher education community by cooperatively and cost-effectively acquiring, providing access to and preserving an expanding array of print and digital scholarly resources in order to advance teaching, learning, research and the growth of Ohio's knowledge-based economy.
OhioLINK expects that all of its members will uphold and embody its vision of providing Ohio students, faculty and citizens with the best academic library content to achieve their goals and aspirations.