Hi All,

We're hiring for a Library Solutions Analyst (description below or at 
http://www.library.rochester.edu/librarysolutionsanalyst) on the Information 
Discovery Team.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Adam Traub MLS
Director, Information Discovery Team
River Campus Libraries | University of Rochester
p: 585-273-4598

Library Solutions Analyst (Information Analyst II)
TITLE:  Information Analyst II
FUNCTIONAL JOB TITLE:  Library Solutions Analyst
SUPERVISOR:  Director, Information Discovery Team
TIME STATUS:  Full-time
The Library Solutions Analyst is responsible for guiding the RCL in the 
successful adoption of sustainable information technology solutions to improve 
organizational effectiveness.  Based in the Information Discovery Team, the 
Library Solutions Analyst will use a project management framework to design and 
implement specific technical/computer related aspects of solutions to improve 
staff workflows, including but not limited to digital document management and 
tools to support RCL’s teaching and learning activities and online scholarly 
resources (LibGuides, LibCal, AIMS, Omeka, Islandora, etc.). This staff member 
works closely with the stakeholders to ensure cost effective technology 
solutions meet the needs of staff, and that solutions are aligned with RCL 
strategic priorities.
20% - Platform Support
Provides support for library solutions by acting as functional expert for 
library platforms
Liaises with vendors to gather information, communicate requirements and 
changes, and benchmark as appropriate
Identifies, tracks, and resolves project risks
Analyzes, assesses, and improves library platforms and workflows
Manages communication with project teams, vendors, and key stakeholders
20% - Requirements Gathering
Independently gathers requirements for new IT projects, programs, or services
Liaises with stakeholders to analyze needs for new and enhanced functionality
Develops use cases to drive technology initiatives
Translates business and technical information into clear, actionable 
20% - Systems Analysis
Facilitates analysis, assessment, and design of IT projects and platforms with 
a high degree of independence
Identifies and resolves issues across workflows and platforms to increase 
Consults with RCL units to collaboratively develop best practices for 
technology use and platform workflows
Produces reports and recommendations on current and future solutions
15% - Staff Training and Development
Leads training initiatives when necessary to improve organizational 
Develops documentation, self-service, and online training modules
Works closely with Library IT Services to support solutions for teaching and 
15% - Technology Solution Design
Assists in planning, design, and implementation of technology solutions
Develops strategies, best practices, and training documentation for staff use
Advises leadership and major stakeholders on policies and procedures in 
development and implementation of technology solutions
10% - Professional Development and Service
Maintains high-level of knowledge of technology solutions in an academic library
Participates in RCL committees and meetings required by supervisor
Serves on library and university committees, as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Exercised:  None
Desktop and laptop computers, handheld computers
Required:  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or related field; 
one to two years of IT experience.  Experience designing solutions that improve 
workflow efficiency and organizational effectiveness. Must have excellent 
organizational skills and work well in a team environment. The candidate must 
be an excellent problem solver, have a willingness to work flexible hours and 
be committed to excellent customer service. Strong verbal, presentation and 
written communication skills are required
Preferred:  Master’s degree in Information Technology or related field.  
Experience working with academic library staff on technology solutions that 
support the teaching, learning, and research activities of students and 
The University and the Library
The University of Rochester Libraries belongs to the Association of Research 
Libraries and has collections of more than three million volumes and more than 
44,000 active serial titles. The River Campus Libraries, the largest of three 
library systems at the University of Rochester, is in the process of 
implementing the fourth year of a five-year transformational strategic plan. 
This provides a unique opportunity for incumbents to implement the strategies 
to achieve the Libraries vision of becoming a collaborative hub of innovation 
in support of the Schools we support. For more information on the University 
and the Libraries, please consult our website:  www.library.rochester.edu 
The University of Rochester is the sixth largest private employer in New York 
State and one of the nation's leading private universities with just over 5,600 
undergraduate and over 4,600 full and part-time graduate students on the River 
Campus.  Located in Rochester, New York, the University gives students 
exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration 
with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. 
Among the 100 largest metropolitan regions in the country, Greater Rochester 
has earned a reputation as one of the most livable communities in the nation.  
Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario and gateway to the scenic Finger 
Lakes, Rochester offers its 1.1 million residents the amenities of a 
metropolitan area with a quality of life not available in many urban regions. 
Rochester is recognized as one of the most affordable housing markets in the 
country.  Several high schools in the metropolitan area have been consistently 
listed by Newsweek as among the best in the country.  The metropolitan area 
boasts 20,000 acres of parkland and offers year-round recreational 
opportunities for those who like to be outdoors in all seasons.  In addition to 
hosting past PGA and Ryder cup tournaments and the LPGA tour, Rochester is also 
home to top-level minor league baseball, hockey, soccer, and lacrosse teams.
For more information about living in Rochester, see Rochester Made for Living
Salary and Benefits:
Rank and competitive salary are commensurate with education and experience.  
The University of Rochester offers comprehensive benefits; choice of retirement 
programs including TIAA. Paid vacation and seven calendar holiday as well as 
tuition benefits.
Reference ID:  197781
Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled.  
Please send a letter of application, resume, and the names, address and phone 
numbers of three references to:  
Kelley Kitrinos, Human Resources Manager
Rush Rhees Library, Box 270055
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY  14627 
E-mail address: rc...@library.rochester.edu
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