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Looking for a career in Information Technology, Libraries, or Information Management?
Come work with us in Library and Technology Services (LTS) at Brandeis University. Ranked #35 by US News & World Report among National Universities, Brandeis is a research intensive, medium-sized University with strengths the across the humanities and sciences. Unusual for an institution our size is our considerable research portfolio, exceeding $55 million last year. Brandeis is home to award-winning faculty members, students from 100 countries, and talented staff, all deeply engaged in the Brandeis community. Brandeis is also notable for the strength of our creative arts, and community members enjoy many performances and activities throughout the year in theater, music, and the visual arts.
The Boston area (we’re 10 miles west of Boston) is home to an incredible range of activities—arts, theater, excellent restaurants—and Massachusetts is home to 57 craft breweries. Enjoy easy and quick access to national parks and beaches in several states.
LTS is a fantastic environment for maintaining an excellent work/life balance, engaging in meaningful professional development, and pursuing professional networking with peers in higher education throughout New England and the nation. Enjoy flexible hours (and depending on the position and its responsibilities, flexibility on working from home), excellent benefits, and 15 days a year of vacation time to start.
LTS supports a wide variety of cutting-edge and enterprise technologies, is aggressively pursuing new cloud based services and infrastructure, and is expanding our support for collaborative, national-scale cyberinfrastructure through projects such as XSEDE and middleware technologies such as Shibboleth.
The Brandeis Library (the L of LTS) engages the academic community, offering expertise in research and a wealth of resources in multiple formats. The Library works closely with faculty, students, and staff, as well as the larger research community, to navigate the world of information and knowledge and to support teaching and learning.
Working for LTS offers:
- Very smart, supportive, friendly and broadly experienced colleagues
- Collaboration with colleagues in multiple disciplines
- Very few annoying people
- Strong, supportive, and collaborative teams
- Support for individuals wishing to continue their higher education with an excellent tuition remission program
- Contemporary IT Operational Tools such as Splunk, JIRA, Python, and Puppet
- Extensive subject-specific library collections and information resources
Be sure to check out some of your potential team members at LTS staff page.
Open Positions in LTS
Data Warehouse Architect
ERP Developers (1 Campus Solutions, 1 Financials)
Brandeis Administration Information Systems wants you!
The AIS team is a small “army” of dedicated, hard-working IT professionals who enjoy our work and our colleagues, and we are looking for a few good developers! We currently have 2 open PeopleSoft developer positions in the areas of Finance and Campus Solutions. As a member of our team, you will work directly with users to define business requirements and build new applications, and assist with day-to-day operational issues. If you have solid PeopleSoft experience, enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively, and would like to join “the few and the proud”, check out the official job postings at these links: ERP Financials Developer and ERP Campus Solutions Developer.
Resource Management and Assessment Department (2 positions: coordinators)
Library & Technology Services / Resource Management and Assessment department is looking for an Acquisitions Coordinator and Hebrew Cataloger and a Serials Coordinator.
Please view/apply for these positions in the Brandeis University Employment site.
The Acquisitions Coordinator and Hebrew Cataloger will be responsible for processing invoices and participating in the development of workflow, policies, procedures and documentation for the implementation and maintenance of automated system. This person will also assist in a variety of activities related to information management and assessment and work closely with the Judaica Librarian.
Examples of Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible for processing invoices and tracking budget allocations. Communicates with external providers, including publishers and vendors. Provides regular reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collections and department liaisons.
- Responsible for cataloging activities, focusing on Hebrew material.
- Assists with with special collections metadata creation.
The Serials Coordinator will coordinate daily activities of student staff for processing serial publications to insure efficient workflow; responsible for processing serial publications and perform payment processing for periodicals; supervise the commercial binding process; responsible for maintaining accurate information about our serial holdings(print and online); and assist with maintaining electronic resources.
Examples of Key Responsibilities:
- Coordinates daily activities of serials processing including serials' check-in, claiming, renewal, invoicing, and binding; ensures efficient periodicals processing. Responsible for payments of all periodical subscriptions; serves as primary contact with subscription vendors.
- Responsible for collecting and analyzing usage statistics for electronic and print serial resources; maintaining records for electronic serials in ALMA; maintaining the quality of serial bibliographic records in the ALMA database.
- Supervises and trains student assistants to check-in print serial publications using the acquisition database, to perform serial binding using the bindery system, and to check online access to electronic serials for broken links.