Library Management System Administrator

Under the general supervision of the Systems Administration Unit Supervisor, this position will lead technical support for the Library Management System (LMS).  This includes advanced support across multiple technical areas of LMS services, Linux administration, and virtual server management.  In addition, the incumbent will proactively assess the impact of upcoming changes and added features to the functionality of our LMS installation. The incumbent will coordinate activities with other members of the IT department in support of the Libraries IT infrastructure and collaborate with other ILS and technical staff in the UCI Libraries, on campus and system-wide as appropriate.

Responsibilities include:

Library Management System Administrator

  • Provide advanced technical support for the installation, testing, deployment, customization, and optimization of complex Library Management System software and related services.
  • Serve as the specialized subject matter expert in UC Irvine s technical design and support of a Library Management System.
  • Work with vendor of UC Irvine s Library Management System for technical customization and optimization needs.
  • Coordinate with other technical staff, LMS administrators/coordinators, and appropriate vendors to provide advanced support for configuring, and upgrading the LMS.
  • Provide user and technical training for the LMS.
  • Prepare and/or review system configuration documents.

Backup up for Linux and Virtual Server administration

  • Serve as backup for support of Linux related infrastructure services.
  • Serve as backup for support of server virtualization.
  • Participate in planning interoperability of disparate operating system resources.
  • Prepare and/or review system configuration documents.

Customer Service and Training

  • Apply the HEART model of customer service: Hear and understand; Expect the best; Act with integrity; Respect diversity; Transcend yourself to all activities.
  • Maintain a helpful, supportive attitude in the client community and promote a positive image of the department.
  • Instruct other staff in Library IT positions in the use of tools and resources as it relates to this position.
  • Participate in and maintain procedures for the Libraries New Employee Orientation Program for Information Technology.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with appropriate vendors of computing equipment and software.
  • Work with other campus computing groups to guarantee consistency in computing platforms and infrastructure in the UCI Libraries.
  • Coordinate work with vendors both on and off campus.
  • Provide first line support to Libraries staff by working on the IT help desk and completing worktickets within the departmental guidelines.

Special Projects and Other Duties

  • Manage workflow to prevent backlogs.
  • Meet established timelines.
  • Maintain and enhance current technical knowledge from IT literature, consulting internet resources, classes, and networking with colleagues and vendors both on and off campus.
  • Cross train in other departmental activities based upon departmental needs. Learn and perform cross training responsibilities efficiently according to the standards of said duties.
  • Participates in special project assignments meeting all expectations and deadlines set out by the person making the project assignment.
  • Participates in committees and groups as assigned. Works to fulfill the charge by researching the topic, recommending the solutions, assisting in decision making and meeting deadlines for assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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The University of California is one of the largest public university systems in the country, comprising 10 campuses, a combined student body of 238,700 students, 62,400 academics, 135,900 staff members and over 1.6 million living alumni.

Located in the heart of Orange County, UCI enjoys the best of what Southern California has to offer:  beaches, mountains, deserts, and a broad variety of cultural, entertainment and intellectual activities. At the center of campus, Aldrich Park creates an oasis of serenity from which buildings radiate in a circular pattern, integrating natural open space with modern structure.

With over 30,000 students, UCI is among the fastest-growing UC campuses, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and is consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities.

Some of the many advantages of working in the IT environment at UCI include:

  • Exceptional benefits including health/wellness insurance programs with low associated premium costs
  • A minimum of 3 weeks accrued vacation, 13 paid holidays, and accrued sick days
  • UC Retirement Program, including a traditional pension plan
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Supportive management and co-workers
  • Opportunities to work with new technology
  • A positive reputation with the people we serve

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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