Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County’s only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
State Professional Position
State Line#: 20187
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science. Five years of full time progressively responsible relevant work experience in an academic institution. Two years of supervisory experience, preferably in a computing environment. A thorough working knowledge of personal computing hardware and software, server hardware and software, and network technology. A thorough knowledge and appreciation of the mission and operations of an academic institution. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated leadership skills.
A Master’s Degree in a field related to libraries and/or information technology or computer science. Experience in Library Management Systems, digital library discovery tools, Digital Repositories, and open linked data. Knowledge of Content Management Systems: SAS, PL/SQL, MS/SQL, Perl, PHP, and/or .Net Programming. Knowledge of electronic open source publishing, web services, institutional repository, metadata architecture and digital technology.
Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries’ collection exceed 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries. The University’s Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Supervising Programmer/Analyst is responsible for managing the library systems administration and library’s technical infrastructure. The incumbent’s primary overall goals are to maintain a standard level of excellence for the library’s information technology infrastructure; improve the quality and continuity of end-user support services and integrate electronic resources and digital technologies into the library’s daily operations. The selected candidate will:
Administer the library’s information technology infrastructure to facilitate electronic open source publishing, web services, institutional repository service and metadata architecture.
Innovate new methods of access to library data and collections, including a provision of services that feed information to the users of library information, where needed. This will include access to library collections via a variety of computing devices and interfaces.
Administration of the library’s integrated management system and automated catalog. Includes report generation for fiscal management of library acquisitions, customized programming for data management and coordination with SUNY-wide library standards required for improved access to state-wide library resources. To create new innovative methods to administer and facilitate access to bibliographic data residing on any of the Library’s severs including, but not limited to, the campus discovery system, document repositories, web, and inter-library loan systems.
Assist in the administration and security of the library’s computer network.
To compile critical library performance and service data and reports for collection development and customer support purposes.
Collection and management of critical performance measurements of library digital resources and services. Includes usage reports of library digital collections in preparation of budget planning and collection development.
Supervision and evaluation of Library Systems Staff.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work is required. Travel for technical conferences/training will be required for this position.**Applications submitted prior to 08/19/2014 will be given priority, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.
This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:
Pamela Di Pasquale
Library Director’s Office
Melville Library, Room W-1511
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 08/19/2014**, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
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Job Category: I) Information Technology Positions
Posting Date: 07/21/2014
Additional Categories: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).