Position Announcement: Manager (Digital Technology and Interface Services)

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Created: January 16, 2008


University of Maryland Libraries

Title: Manager (Digital Technology and Interface Services) (#102653) Category: Exempt Staff, Full-time (12-month Appointment) Department: Information Technology Division Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits

Responsibilities: The Digital Technology and Interface Services (DTIS) Manager leads and manages a team that is responsible for designing and administering the UM Libraries’ Web site, integrating user-centered design into the web development process, designing and supporting systems for discovery, and providing secure user authentication systems for Web-based services. Among these interfaces are the Libraries' Web site, gateways to licensed resources, the catalog, link resolver, and other discovery tools. DTIS also plays a role in the design and support for Web services for University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Libraries. DTIS collaborates with other Information Technology Division (ITD) teams, groups in the Libraries, the University Office of Information Technology and USMAI task groups. Working collaboratively with university, library and consortial colleagues and member institutions, DTIS provides expertise to deliver services in support of teaching, learning and research. The position requires a strong customer service attitude, collaborative approach to work, creative problem solving, continuous learning, and a commitment to diversity in the workplace. The DTIS Manager reports to the Director of ITD. See the DTIS web page at: www.lib.umd.edu/itd/dtis

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Also, 5+ Years progressively responsible experience in IT, demonstrated understanding of user-centered design, experience planning, implementing, and managing IT projects, ability to learn and apply new technologies, excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Two years experience as an IT manager is desired, as is an awareness of national trends in IT relating to higher education, successful experience in creating and managing organizational change, and experience in library automation.

Electronic applications preferred: For full consideration, send electronic application with job title and number in the subject line. Submit cover letter, resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three professional references by February 29, 2008. Applications accepted until position is filled. Send resume to lib-hremploy@umd.edu or mail to Library Human Resources, Room 6115, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011. Fax: 301-314-9960.

Full job description at: http://www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/PASD/LPO/LibJobs/0110.html

The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Ben Wallberg

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Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 07:29 UTC

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