Project Manager – New York Public Library (NYPL)

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Research Services, the Project Manager’s responsibilities are to plan, track, communicate across multiple departments and stakeholders, manage vendors and help deliver the project. Specifically, the Project Manager will:

  • Lead implementation of the Aeon system across all special collections reading rooms
    • Coordinate a needs analysis and develop detailed project plans
    • Conduct a workflow analysis in each unit impacted by Aeon implementation
    • Collaborate with the Digital department to ensure appropriate levels of integration between Aeon and existing library systems
    • Liaise with public services staff to integrate a user-focused approach to special collections requesting and tracking
    • Serve as primary contact with Atlas Systems throughout project planning and implementation phases
    • Develop and coordinate staff training around new systems and services

He or she will also be expected to identify issues proactively, resolve conflicts, escalate if necessary, and build consensus across multiple departments to execute the project. He or she may be called upon to coordinate other collections-related strategic initiatives as required.


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