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Core Systems Librarian, UConn Law Library, Hartford, CT


The University of Connecticut School of Law Library, located in Hartford, CT, seeks forward-thinking and innovative applicants for the position of Core Systems Librarian (University Librarian I or II.) The ideal candidate is responsible for proactively assessing, developing, and implementing technologies that support the Law Library’s strategic directions and services. The Core Systems Librarian will ensure optimized, continuous discovery and access to the library’s databases, books, journals, and other resources through effective management and troubleshooting of all related systems. The Core Services Librarian will collaborate with partners in the Law Library, University, and other campus units to ensure that the Law Library’s website, digital infrastructure, and systems are aligned with the University’s technology strategies; meets accepted and emerging security and access protocols; and is responsive to the needs of students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders. The Core Systems Librarian will undertake their efforts with attention to how social and structural biases and inequalities are manifest in information resources, access to information, and the management of information.

Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at Librarian 1: Graduate degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; Recent systems work experience in a library; Experience with integrated library systems and other library technologies, including but not limited to, EZProxy and Open URL; Demonstrated ability to effectively troubleshoot technical problems, isolate causes, and implement solutions. Demonstrated ability to learn, implement, and instruct others about or in the use of library technologies; Working knowledge of current and emerging technologies related to integrated library systems and discovery services; Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills enabling one to work productively with colleagues, vendors, and the University-at-large; Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse colleagues, faculty, and students; Ability to work evenings and/or weekends.

Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at Librarian 2: Minimum of three years of experience in a library; Demonstrated ability to set priorities and juggle multiple tasks; Demonstrated ability to introduce and establish change

Appointment Terms: This is a full-time, permanent position in Hartford, CT. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.

How to Apply:


To Apply: Application must be submitted online at, Staff Positions, Search #496604 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.