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Boston College Libraries is seeking a Systems Librarian to join our enthusiastic, collaborative, and supportive team. We’re looking for someone who will enjoy solving interesting problems, experimenting with new ideas, and advocating for user needs.

As a Systems Librarian, you will:

  • Collaborate with partners from across campus to research and implement practical, usable solutions to library needs
  • Support and maintain library applications using a broad range of technologies
  • Discover and advocate for the needs of students, faculty, and staff
  • Contribute to the team’s documentation, support, and maintenance methodologies
  • Report to the Head of Library Systems and Applications

You’ll love this role if you’re looking to grow as a technology professional. You’ll have the opportunity to address the unique challenges of searching and using library collections online. We work closely with colleagues across the library and university, including research librarians, metadata specialists, IT professionals, and scholars.

Boston College Libraries operate in accordance with our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion values statement (, which is central to our mission. We acknowledge historical, structural, and systemic injustices and are actively working to build a culture that recognizes, values, and empowers all people and provides space for discourse and growth. We expect applicants for this position to demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a respectful, accountable, and intentionally inclusive culture.

This is an in-person position on the Main Campus in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Hiring range: 
We’re looking to make the right addition to our team. Salary is commensurate with your experience implementing Library systems in a Linux/Unix environment. Regardless of your experience level, we’re committed to supporting your growth in this role.
Less than 3 years: Associate Systems Librarian – $59,550 – $74,450
3-5 years: Systems Librarian – $69,100 – $86,350
5 or more years: Senior Systems Librarian – $78,100 – $97,650
Candidates without the MLS degree will have Systems Administrator for the title

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