Systems and Information Technology Librarian, Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is seeking applicants for the position of Systems and Information Technology Librarian. The Systems and Information Technology Librarian performs a variety of key activities in Watson Library’s team-based environment. This position administers and maintains the library’s integrated library system and ensures its optimal performance and continuous development; manages the library’s hardware and software applications; and plays an active role in the library’s digital initiatives. This librarian is an active member of several technical services teams and provides reference and research support to library patrons. This position works with library staff to regularly assess procedures, and develops strategies for the implementation of technologies to enhance access to the collections, to increase productivity, and to streamline workflows. This position will work collaboratively with the departments of Digital Media and Information Technology to coordinate and continuously improve library systems and services. This is an opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library while learning and applying new professional skills.

See http://libmma.org/portal/employment/systems-20140903 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: lib.search@metmuseum.org.

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