The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Systems and Information Technology Librarian. This is a special opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library at a world-class museum while learning and applying new skills.
The Systems and Information Technology Librarian performs essential service-focused activities in Watson Library’s team-based environment. The successful candidate will administer and maintain the library’s integrated library system and ensure its optimal performance and continuous development; manage the library’s hardware and software applications; and play an active role in the library’s extensive digital initiatives. He or she will be a core member of several technical services teams and will provide reference and research support to library patrons. The individual will work collaboratively with library colleagues to regularly assess procedures and will develop strategies for the implementation of technologies to enhance access to the collections, to increase productivity, and to streamline workflows. There will also be opportunities to work collaboratively with the departments of Digital Media and Information Systems and Technology to coordinate and continuously improve library systems and services Museum-wide.
See http://libmma.org/portal/employment/systems-2017 for a complete description of the position and of the Museum libraries.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the requirements above, a resume, and the names of three references to the following e-mail address: email@example.com.