Systems Integration Librarian – State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh NC

Salary $34,361.00 – $80,681.00 Annually
Location Wake County, NC
Job Type Permanent Full-Time
Department Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
Job Number 17-03564 ADM60083834
Closing 4/27/2017 5:00 PM Eastern

Description of Work
17-03563 ADM60083859
Competency Level: Advanced
Salary Grade Equivalent: 74
Recruitment Range: $34,361 – $60,176

This position is located at:
109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

Division Information:
The State Library of North Carolina is the principal library of state government, with a mission to build the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina and to provide access to specialized collections for its residents. The State Library is comprised of three major programs: The Government and Heritage Library (GHL), the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and Library Development.

The GHL provides services and information related to North Carolina government, history, demographics, statistics, and cultural heritage, including genealogy. It is the permanent repository for state agency publications and collects, preserves, and provides public access to current and historical state publications in print and digital formats. The GHL consists of two units, Content and Information Delivery (reference, access, education and outreach, and digital information management services), and Content Management and Access (cataloging, collection development, State Publications Clearinghouse, and acquisitions).

Description of Work:
The Government & Heritage Library (GHL) seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and detail-oriented Systems Integration Librarian. This position will:

  • Serve as the technical lead and manage the library’s content and digital asset management systems, digital preservation tools, and digital resource databases, including the NC Digital Collections and NCpedia.
  • Manage and develop custom library tools and sites, including landing pages for digital collections from the State Library, and an in-house reference question and usage tracker.
  • Coordinate system upgrades, troubleshoot functional and performance issues, and provide assistance and support to staff, partners, and users concerning the library’s digital library systems.
  • Explore, adapt, develop, troubleshoot, and implement tools in support of the Library’s digital collections and preservation initiatives.
  • Ensure the sharing of Open Archival Initiative feeds with the North Carolina Digital Public Library of America Hub, use OCLC’s Catcher to implement bulk changes to metadata in the NC Digital Collections, and more.
  • Act as a technical liaison between vendors (OCLC, Internet Archive, Duracloud), project partners (State Archives, NC LIVE), and the Library, and serve on functional and cross-functional Library teams.
  • Manage web statistics and related data analysis tools. Analyze usage and recommends changes to digital sites and services to better meet user needs based on usage trends.
  • Provide in-person and virtual reference and customer assistance, which includes occasional Saturday work, and occasional evening work for special events, presentations, or conferences. Occasional travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

** To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with web site management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with scripting languages such as HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript
  • Experience with digital asset management systems such as CONTENTdm, or content management systems such as Drupal or WordPress
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with online library resources or tools

Management Preferences:

  • Experience as a professional librarian in the area of web services or digital library systems and technology support
  • Experience with usability, accessibility, digital preservation, or linked data
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in-person and in writing
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a collaborative team
  • Ability perform & coordinate multiple, concurrent work assignments.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in library and information science or a related discipline
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience

Degree must be received from appropriately accredited (ALA) institutions or regionally accredited programs in North Carolina.

To apply:

Supplemental and Contact Information
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.

Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. “See Resume” or “See Attachment” will NOT be accepted and will render your application incomplete.

Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.

Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. In order to receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the “Work Experience” section of the application, to support your answers.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.

To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.

Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.

Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click on “Application Status”. Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone: 919-807-7373

An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government.

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