Head of Information Technology/Systems Librarian

Little Rock
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Created: November 15, 2013


UALR invites applications for the position of Head of Information Technology/Systems Librarian (R99683), a faculty appointment with rank, leading to tenure. The successful candidate must demonstrate skills in automated library systems and supervision, and will continue to advance technology operations. Position reports to the Director of Technical Services and Technology.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: manage, supervise, coordinate, plan, budget, implement, and service the library’s various information systems operations, including the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces), ILLIAD and UniPrint; provide technical expertise, support, and training for library automation planning and development; coordinate the training of library staff in the use of information technologies; manage 150+ workstations and several servers in a Windows environment; develop Internet, network and web-based applications; oversee upgrades, coordinate release documentation and implementation of new features; supervise and evaluate two classified staff.

Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree; plus a minimum of one year supervisory experience post-MLS in an academic or research library.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Innovative Interfaces, client and server side scripting, ASP, PHP and PERL.  Knowledge of programming languages such as VB or Java.

Materials must be submitted through the online application system by December 16, 2013.  Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

UALR is positioning itself for the future by emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, high impact learning experiences, community connections, and a campus-wide commitment to student success.  The campus is currently undergoing an extensive administrative and academic reorganization in order to more effectively align its assets with these priorities. This is an exciting time to be at UALR.  For more information visit the reorganization web site at http://ualr.edu/academics/restructure.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.


Published: Friday, November 15, 2013 03:14 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC