Boston Architectural College

320 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
December 06, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Systems Librarian


The position of Systems Librarian is a full-time, exempt position of 40 hours per week providing technical support and oversight of library systems. The Systems Librarian manages all computer technology services, including the Voyager integrated library system. This position reports to the Associate Library Director.


  • Administer the Library’s integrated library system (Voyager), including maintenance, upgrades, troubleshooting, customizations, and end user support
  • Work with the BAC’s Information Technology Department to ensure adequate system backups, production of appropriate reports and statistics, and resolution of any additional server-related issues
  • Maintain positive working relationship with vendors to report, monitor, and resolve system problems, and to plan and schedule training and system upgrades as needed
  • Investigate, select, (in conjunction with other Library staff) and implement new software technologies and tools to enhance Library resources and services, including planning for future ILS system
  • Maintain, upgrade and customize Serials Solutions 360Link
  • Work closely with the BAC’s Information Technology staff to maintain and customize locally developed Article ILL management platform
  • Assist with technical aspects of LibGuides implementation and maintenance
  • Work closely with Associate Director on issues under her purview.
  • Monitor and customize SenSource people counting system and VeaView reporting software.

· Manage statistics for Library in conjunction with Library Director and Associate Director

  • Participate in special projects as necessary
  • Provide reference service at the circulation desk up to 12 hours per week


· ALA accredited MLS or MLIS required + 2 years experience

· Must have experience with an integrated library system, preferably Voyager

· Website development experience (HTML, CSS)

· Working knowledge of web development languages: PHP, PERL preferred

· Experience with XSLT templates

· Experience with Microsoft Access reporting

· Familiarity and facility with software application programs is essential

· Demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for acquiring new technical skills

· Must be able to work one evening per week

· Must be able to speak clearly and understand spoken communication

· Must be flexible in terms of position description duties and responsibilities

How To Apply:

Apply by:
January 28, 2019
About this Organization:
The Boston Architectural College is a dynamic institution on the leading edge of design education. Located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay, the BAC is an independent, accredited college of spatial design, founded in 1889. With over 800 degree program students, the BAC offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and Design Studies. The BAC stresses excellence in practice-based professional education, and accessibility to the design professions. The BAC has been recognized by DesignIntelligence as providing World-class Programs with High Distinction. BAC Professional & Continuing Education offers classes and certificate programs for design professionals and for those who wish to explore design, renew skills or increase expertise. The Landscape Institute continues its celebrated tradition at the BAC offering in-depth study of horticulture, landscape design, history and preservation. The BAC’s central location and its strong links with the design community make it a strategic educational center for the discussion of design issues.