Library Systems & Information Technology Operations Manager, University Library

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Created: July 30, 2014


Located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses, the University of Saskatchewan is internationally recognized for its contributions to teaching, scholarship, research and innovation. Home to the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, the University offers a broad range of academic and professional programs, as well as exciting research opportunities, to more than 21,000 students. Established in 1907, the University is a publicly funded institution with approximately 5,500 employees.

As one of Canada’s leading research libraries, the University Library provides tremendous opportunities for professional growth and development in a dynamic and flexible work environment. We have an exciting strategic plan and an accompanying people plan for the future, which involves a significant transformation of library services, collections, facilities and organizational culture.

The University Library is seeking an Operations Manager to provide leadership and management within the Library Systems & Information Technology unit. This position plays a key role to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the unit, including providing input into business strategic planning, operational decision-making, priority setting, recommendations for allocation of resources, and in the management of the unit’s contributions to projects involving library IT and systems. This position leads a team of IT programming and systems business analyst experts, and works with others within the library, campus and library IT suppliers and vendors.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications, with an initial starting salary in the range of $59,517 to $92,996 per annum.

An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Technology plus a Masters in Business Administration is desired; a combination of relevant education and experience will be considered. Project Management Professional certification is an asset. Candidates will also be required to possess direct work experience managing IT units or functions, experience and effectiveness in supervising others, and experience/training in IT project management.

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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