Systems Librarian — Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

The Center for Jewish History seeks a creative, pragmatic, and insightful individual to become our Systems Librarian. Primary responsibilities include the management of the shared integrated library system and discovery layer as well as coordinating metadata remediation projects, generating and maintaining customized reports, training staff, creating and maintaining documentation, and troubleshooting. The successful candidate can see both the forest and the trees, and will be able to balance system-wide implications with a detail-oriented focus and perspective.

The Systems Librarian will report to the Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery. The Metadata and Discovery Services department is tasked with coordinating the interoperability and integration between Center systems that control, describe, preserve, and provide access to the rich physical and digital holdings of the five Partner institutions. The Systems Librarian will work closely with department members, as well as the Center’s Information Technology department, vendors, and stakeholders in the Center and Partner community to ensure that the physical, digital, and electronic holdings available at the Center are discoverable and accurately described.

The ideal candidate will be able to work either completely on-site or in a hybrid environment of remote and on-site. The salary range for this position is between $62,000 and up to $70,000, based on experience.

To view the full posting, please visit the Center for Jewish History web-site.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references via email to Eric Fritzler, Senior Manager for Metadata and Discovery. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.