DescriptionProvides leadership in the planning, development, and management of a broad range of library electronic services, computing and networking systems, including SirsiDynix, numerous remote databases, and the library's Web pages. Works with several database and software consortia, recommends purchases and maintains hardware and software, coordinates user training and support, serves as liaison with campus Information Technology Services. Assists with collection development and outreach services. Supervises a Library Technology Associate. This is 12 month tenure track faculty position.
Environment: Library Services includes eleven librarians, one archivist and ten support staff.
Delta State University is a public institution providing a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum to over 4,000 students. DSU offers 13 baccalaureate degrees in 38 majors and seeks to meet the need for advanced training in certain fields by providing programs of study for 11 master's degrees, the Educational Specialist degree and the Doctor of Education degree.
MLS from an ALA-accredited program; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated creative problem solving abilities and initiative; excellent organizational and analytical skills; knowledge of integrated library systems, networking, hardware and software as they relate to delivery of library services; Windows, and familiarity with emerging trends in information technology.
Highly Desired: Two years of relevant experience in a library or information technology setting and knowledge of SirsiDynix and Web design.
The anticipated start date is February 1, 2013. Applications received by December 7, 2012 will receive priority consideration.
Published: Friday, December 7, 2012 02:37 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC