Director, Integrated Library Systems
The following position is available at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD:
Title: Director, Integrated Library Systems Category: Librarian (Open Rank) Department: Information Technology Division Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription
The University of Maryland Libraries are the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, and serve 37,000 students and faculty of the flagship College Park campus. Maryland ranks 50th among the 115 member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries and has an operating budget of $23.7 million.
The University of Maryland Libraries are seeking a Director for the Integrated Library Systems department, to provide leadership and support to the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium in the integration, operation and maintenance efforts of the consortiums software and database applications. The ILS Director serves as a senior member of the College Park Libraries Information Technology Division (ITD), reporting to the Associate Dean of Information Technology at the University of Maryland Libraries. The incumbent works directly with the Council of Library Directors (CLD) of USMAI and its administrative structure. He/she provides leadership and direct supervision to a professional technical staff. The ILS director will be responsible for developing and managing budgets for approved projects and initiatives of the USMAI. The director will also be responsible for developing annual budgets for the ILS team, for presenting that budget to the CLD and for executing budgets, once they are approved by the CLD.
The ILS Director will be responsible for the research, planning, procurement, development, deployment, support and management of USMAI library application software; and for the integration, implementation, and maintenance of software to provide access and discovery services to scholarly and administrative information.
Requirements: * MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school or program. * A minimum of four years of professional experience in information technology services. * A minimum of two years experience in a managerial role. * Strong technical background related to the responsibilities of the position. * Flexibility in a changing technological and organizational environment. Ability to adapt to, implement, and manage change in business and in service models.
The complete position description can be found at http://www.lib.umd.edu/PASD/**LPO/LibJobs/ILSD2011PD.pdf<http://www.lib.umd.edu/PASD/LPO/LibJobs/ILSD2011PD.pdf>
Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicants experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.lib.umd.edu/groups/**la/APPSC/index.html<http://www.lib.umd.edu/groups/la/APPSC/index.html>
APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://jobs.umd.edu, click faculty. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a curriculum vitae, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until November 5, 2011.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
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Published: Monday, October 10, 2011 18:38 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:47 UTC