Head, Library Systems & Information Technology

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Created: May 16, 2014


Applications are invited for a tenured or tenure-track appointment with the University Library at the
University of Saskatchewan. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative and flexible leader with strong
professional practice to provide leadership in the planning, development and implementation of
technology to enhance library services and access to information, as well as the integration of library systems with other business and information systems on and off campus. The ideal candidate will bring a successful record as a leader, manager and mentor during times of change. S/he will also bring experience leading library operations, programming and projects.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, University Library, the successful appointee will:
  • Provide visionary leadership and management for the development and delivery of library systems and technology products and services across the library
  • Contribute to library planning, including expertise relating to new and emerging services (e.g. the storage, retrieval and preservation of research data and scholarly outputs of the university; copyright management; GIS; etc.)
  • Provide leadership of LS&IT unit operations including the effective deployment of resources assigned to the unit
  • Provide leadership to LS&IT unit employees, including mentoring, career development and training, performance assessment, and coaching
  • Plan and advocate for IT infrastructure renewal and expansion
  • Provide technical expertise to projects and priority areas as identified in the library strategic plan
  • Build effective relationships and represent the library at institutional meetings/forums (e.g. University Copyright Committee)
  • Be a designated representative on various collaborative library-sector projects (e.g. within COPPUL, CARL, etc.)

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