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Library Data Specialist 2/6/2012
Equinox Software, a growing and dynamic software development and support company based in Duluth, Georgia, is seeking a talented and dedicated Library Data Specialist. This position is responsible for extracting, translating, munging, and loading library data as well as helping our customers configure their Koha and Evergreen systems.
We are looking for the following qualities in a candidate:
* Familiarity with library operations and practices, particularly technical services and library systems administration
* Experience with library data formats, including ISO 2709
* Experience operating or managing an integrated library system is strongly preferred
* Experience with Evergreen and/or Koha is preferred
* High comfort level with Linux, a shell prompt, scripting, SQL, and programming
* The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
* Strong customer service focus
* Ability to work well in a team environment with minimum direction
Summary of essential job functions:
* Performing analysis of legacy data and helping to advise customers on the best way to migrate and manipulate their data to a new ILS.
* Performing data extracts, data translation, and data cleanup as part of larger projects to implement a new ILS and assist with policy configuration.
* Performing special data change and data cleanup projects.
* Providing excellent technical support to Equinox customers
The ideal candidate is prepared not only to help our customers migrate to a new ILS, but to also help create and maintain the tools to make this process as efficient and painless for our customers as possible. A MLS or equivalent is helpful, but not required.
Equinox offers a strong benefits package including family health, dental, and vision insurance, fully paid for by the company. We also offer a 401k plan with matching contributions. Salary starts at $40,000 a year but is negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Please send your resume, 3 professional references, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
Equinox Software is a growing team of skilled professionals who provide comprehensive support and services for open source solutions for public, special, and academic libraries worldwide. Equinox offers consultation, software development, comprehensive support and training, migration and data services.