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Discovery Services Librarian, SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Library (Syracuse, NY)

The Upstate Health Sciences Library (HSL) is seeking a forward-thinking, creative Discovery Services Librarian to provide leadership and vision to the management, support, and integration of Library technologies to improve the discoverability and usability of the Library’s electronic resources.

This job is for you if you enjoy:
Investigating, implementing, and extending new technologies
Working with diverse audiences to meet specialized needs
Collaborating with professionals at other institutions to pool knowledge and resources
Continually learning and developing new skills
A collegial and collaborative work environment

Position description:
Manage and support Library discovery applications and related technologies, including our single-search platform, integrated library system, digital repository, openURL resolver, EZProxy, and custom web-based tools
Lead the implementation of the new library services platform (Alma) and discovery application (Primo) in collaboration with Upstate and SUNY colleagues
Optimize and extend Library systems for maximum utility and integration to promote intuitive and seamless interfaces
Create and analyze usage reports to inform planning and management of Library collections and operations
Provide backend development as part of the Library web team to improve the usability and functionality of the Library web site
Remain current with trends, advancements, and skills related to the effective utilization and seamless deployment of information discovery technologies
Tenure-track with faculty rank of Senior Assistant Librarian

Apply online: (, Resume, cover letter, and three professional references required.

Review of applications will begin on 10/20/17.

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