Automation Systems Librarian

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The Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative, is a multicounty regional library system serving all types of libraries in south-central Minnesota and headquartered in Mankato, welcomes applications for the position of Automation Systems Librarian. 



In the first year, the Automation Systems Librarian will plan, coordinate, and manage the extensive migration project of TdS’s regional member libraries SirsiDynix Symphony automation software to Innovative Interfaces Inc. (iii), Sierra automation software. In conjunction with this migration, the Automation Systems Librarian will act as the liaison between Innovative System Technical Support and TdS member libraries to develop and coordinate technical training for staff including creation/modification of training materials. After the migration period, the Automation Systems Librarian will administer the automation software working with member library staff to develop and set policies and procedures and resolve automation system’s hardware and software problems.


A Master’s degree in Library Science and three to five years working with library automation systems, networking experience, and knowledge and practical experience in programming and current trends in library automation. Candidates should also possess thorough knowledge and experience in troubleshooting and problem-solving of an integrated library system.


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