The Library Information Technology (Library IT) Department, a department within the UC Berkeley Library, is charged with the design, development, management, and maintenance of flexible and reliable technology environments for the Library, specifically: the development and management of digital collections and services and their associated digital discovery and access platforms; creation of digital content; digital preservation tools; the development of a fully accessible and responsive library web presence that applies user experience principles and strategies; the development and support of server-based technologies for the delivery of library services; the maintenance of library management and discovery systems; the management of the library's computing services including desktop support, software, and library labs for library staff and public; and the development and delivery of frameworks and applications to support collaborative storage, delivery, and preservation of information resources. The digital and library technology applications and collections developed and managed by Library IT are research vehicles that are used by library patrons ranging from UC Berkeley faculty,students, and staff, other institutions’ faculty and graduate students, and the general public.
Oversees the Application Development Services Department within Library IT, providing leadership, management, and direction.This position is responsible for contributing to the library’s strategic goals through the development and implementation of technology, aiming to enhance services for the UC Berkeley users. This involves exploring emerging technologies relevant to accomplishing the library mission. Directly manages and supervises a team of 5 staff members and clearly communicates expectations, completes performance evaluations, and guides performance, professional development, and training for the department. Manages projects that team members are working on and liases on these projects with other units within the Library IT department and the Library as appropriate.
This position manages the maintenance and support of a diverse portfolio of critical applications for the UC Berkeley Library. It ensures the effective development of strategies and applications, including improving, upgrading, or replacing existing applications. The role is responsible for implementing, delivering, managing, and enhancing software applications and services that facilitate research, teaching, access to collections, and internal administration.
Includes advising on suitable software development methods, governance, and the selection, design, and implementation of complex application development, including third-party applications. Active participation in the Library IT’s Leadership Team and the application of effective project management and problem-solving strategies are key responsibilities. Additionally, the role ensures alignment with privacy and security measures set by UC Berkeley and UC Office of the President policies.
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Published: Monday, November 13, 2023 16:46 UTC
Last updated: Monday, November 13, 2023 16:46 UTC