Systems and Learning Technologies Librarian – SUNY Maritime College – Bronx, NY

The Systems and Learning Technologies Librarian will work collaboratively with others to identify, develop, deploy, and manage new and existing technologies to support library services, teaching and learning, research and creative endeavors. This position will require innovation, creativity and a willingness to problem solve.


  • Maintain the integrated library management system (Alma), discovery tool (Primo) and electronic resource access, troubleshoot issues that may arise with these tools and provide library systems support to library colleagues
  • Serve as administrator for subscribed Springshare products
  • Coordinates the implementation and maintenance of new library software, electronic resources and upgrades
  • Work collaboratively with others within the library and across campus on systems-related, technology-related, and digitally-based services and projects
  • Manage the evolving slate of library technology service operations
  • Engage faculty and students to explore new technologies around which the Library may build research and learning support services
  • Participate in the collaborative library-wide effort to extend technology learning support to students and faculty across the curriculum through resource development, training and communication
  • Responsible for all facets and complexities of the Electronic Resources life-cycle
  • Work closely with the Content Management Librarian to identify new e-resources, and evaluate & assess collections for content, discoverability and ease of access
  • Communicate changes in content and platforms to library faculty and staff in a timely and effective manner
  • Generate and maintain customized reports for library systems and learning technologies
  • Participate in library instruction, including creation of research guides in collaboration with fellow librarians, teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions Trains staff and student workers as necessary
  • Provide general and specialized reference service in person and virtually
  • Serve as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections
  • Participate in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements
  • Serve on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience in an academic or research library
  • Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA approved foreign equivalent
  • High degree of current awareness in computers and related technologies in emerging use at institutions of higher education
  • Strong understanding of electronic resource management and library systems
  • Familiarity with supporting off campus-access to licensed resources and the role of access and identity management technologies such as proxy server
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated technical-support skills
  • Familiarity with current issues in library technologies
  • Familiarity with Ex Libris library systems products
  • Knowledge of HTML/JavaScript/CSS
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and report data
  • Aptitude for teaching and developing instructional content and documentation

Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Travel and interview expenses will not be reimbursed.

To Apply

Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled. Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Applicants are asked to submit the following:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
  • A statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance Maritime’s commitment to inclusive excellence
  • The names and contact information for three professional references