DescriptionThe University of Georgia Libraries seeks a forward-thinking, results-oriented leader for the position of Deputy University Librarian and Director of Library Technology to help refine and implement the information technology vision of the UGA Libraries and the statewide GALILEO virtual library. The Deputy University Librarian and Director of Library Technology is responsible to the University Librarian and Associate Provost for assisting in the development and implementation of the mission, goals and broad policy directions for the University of Georgia Libraries, and for the overall administration and coordination of IT support services for the UGA Libraries, GALILEO (Georgia’s statewide virtual library) and GIL (the University System of Georgia’s [USG]) library management system. As Deputy University Librarian, this position works closely with the University Librarian and the Director of Administrative Services in providing leadership in strategic planning, administration and resource allocation; represents the University Librarian in meetings; assumes overall responsibility for the Libraries in the absence of the University Librarian; and coordinates the activities and personnel at UGA research facility libraries located throughout Georgia.
As the Director of Library Technology, this position represents the UGA Libraries with campus Enterprise Information Technology Services (EITS), Board of Regents Library Services, technology vendors, and at state and national library arenas focused on technology. This position is responsible for the leadership, management and planning of the UGA Libraries’ Systems Department, which includes 19 FTE IT professionals and one librarian faculty member in three units: Library Technology Support Group, GIL Liaison and Systems Librarian, and GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Services. These units support the UGA Libraries’ network infrastructure; staff and public computer equipment and software; databases and applications; the UGA Libraries web environment (www.libs.uga.edu); the UGA Libraries online catalog (https://gil.uga.edu); the EBSCO Discovery Service for UGA (http://www.libs.uga.edu/multisearch.html); UGA scholarly repository (http://athenaeum.libs.uga.edu); the Digital Library of Georgia collaborative digitization program (http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu); GALILEO (www.galileo.usg.edu); GIL (http://gil.usg.edu/gilhome) and other resources. Additionally, this position coordinates the activities of the Systems Librarian and GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Services Unit with the Executive Director for Library Services of the Board of Regents (BOR), USG.
This position will have a competitive salary and an attractive benefits program, which includes a choice of health and retirement plans, dental plan, vision plan, tuition remission and paid relocation. To view a full description of duties, qualifications and application procedure please go to http://www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/deputy.html.
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 10:34 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC