Job opportunities at Rollins College; ARL; California State University Fullerton; and Lyrasis

“The Olin Library at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, is seeking a … Discovery & Systems Librarian to lead its implementation of a new URM (unified resource management) or ILS (integrated library system) and contribute to the ongoing development and deployment of digital resources and systems.

Located in the heart of a vibrant, 70-acre lakefront campus setting featuring distinctive Spanish Mediterranean-style architecture and Florida sunshine, the Olin Library serves as a key component in the intellectual life of Rollins College.

A recipient of the 2013 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, Olin Library is a successful early adopter of technologies such as Summon and Sustainable Collection Services. The collaborative and service-oriented Olin Library has been nationally recognized for its intentional and extensive integration into the campus community as well as academic programs. Applicants are invited to view the Library’s ACRL award application at

To learn more and to apply, please visit″

“ARL is recruiting an individual to be the director of public policy initiatives. ARL is a nonprofit, member-driven institutional organization representing 125 research and academic libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve.

The director of public policy initiatives advocates for the policy priorities of ARL and executes strategies to implement these priorities. The position monitors legislative, judicial, and political developments and participates in ARL’s outreach to the Executive Branch and the US Congress. The successful candidate will have established expertise in copyright law and familiarity with privacy and communications law; a juris doctor degree is required. View/download the complete job description (PDF).

The director works closely with the associate executive director, federal relations and information policy; the ARL executive director; the ARL Board of Directors; relevant ARL committees and task forces; and ARL members.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. ARL offers standard benefits including sick leave, 22 days of vacation, TIAA/CREF.

Screening of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please e-mail a letter outlining interest and relevant experience, a résumé, and a list of three references to:

Mary Jane Brooks
Assistant Executive Director, Finance & Administration
Association of Research Libraries”

California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking a … librarian … with a background in the life sciences or physical sciences.


The Science Librarian provides reference, instruction and outreach services for CSUF undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff.  Participates in the Library’s extensive instruction program, planning, teaching, and assessing faculty-requested library instruction sessions. Provides reference and research assistance to the campus community in person and via virtual reference.  Serves as library liaison and subject consultant to both the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and the College of Engineering & Computer Sciences.

Works with the Collections and Processing Unit to identify and select materials in subject areas, including science-related government information, develop accreditation reports, and monitor the approval plan. Creates and maintains online science related instructional materials and content for the library website. Serves on department, library, and university committees. Librarians at CSUF have faculty status and are expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including scholarly and professional activities…

Rank & Salary

The position will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian, tenure-track. Salary range will be from $57,060 to $62,766, commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications.   Excellent comprehensive benefits are available and include health/vision/dental plans, optional 10/12 month work year; defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities; spouse/domestic partner/dependent fee-waiver as well as access to campus child-care and new affordable housing program. For a detailed description of benefits, go to

To apply, please provide cover letter and resume, referencing job opening, to or fax to 404.892.7879.

Appointment Date: August 1, 2013

Application Deadline: For full consideration, all application materials must be received by June 28, 2013. Applications accepted until recommendations for appointments are made.

Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted via e-mail at Please include in your email application 1) a letter of application to Richard C.Pollard, University Librarian, 2) your resume, and 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references.

Senior System Administrator- Lyrasis

Job Description:
The Senior System Administrator designs, develops, deploys and maintains Digital Technology Services (DTS) technical infrastructure and supported software in support of DTS hosting and development services. Responsibilities include technical infrastructure management, including internal and external network management; design, development and deployment of supporting internal systems; and design, development, deployment, testing and documentation of hosted open source systems including, but not limited to Evergreen, Fedora Commons repository, and Drupal. Provides technical leadership for proper version control on hosted software systems; system architecture design; version testing (where needed); deployment of tested code; and the establishment and documentation of system architecture standards and best practices. Duties also include working with project managers and client stakeholders to understand and refine project functional requirements.

Required Experience:

  • Linux system administration (5 years)
  • Scripting (shell, Perl, Python esp. valuable)
  • Database (MySQL and PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Source/Version control systems (Subversion, Git)
  • Issue/bug tracking systems
  • Virtualization platforms…