Position Announcement: Manager (Digital Technology and Interface Services)

College Park
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Created: May 29, 2008


University of Maryland Libraries seeks a Manager to lead a Web Interface Services Team

Title: Manager (Digital Technology and Interface Services)(#102653) Category: Exempt Staff, Full-time (12-month Appointment) Department: Information Technology Division Salary: Minimum salary: $72,950.00. Commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits

The Information Technology Division (ITD) of the University of Maryland Libraries is looking for a team leader with an enthusiasm for providing services via the Web to a large community of students and scholars. As the head of a newly formed interface team, the manager will work with talented staff to find new solutions for delivering a complex array of academic resources.

As our 11,000 faculty and staff know, the University of Maryland, College Park, is a diverse and vibrant community and a special place to work. We are the flagship campus in the state of Maryland. Our designation as an employer of choice in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan region is for good reason: eligible employees earn generous leave and other benefits including tuition remission to promote personal and professional development of the employee and their dependents.

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 of Web services for a consortium of 16 libraries at Maryland public universities. Working collaboratively with university, library and consortial colleagues, 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 Web technologies, demonstrated understanding of user-centered design, experience planning, implementing, and managing Web 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, experience implementing a content management system, and experience in library-specific technologies.

Electronic applications preferred: For full consideration, send electronic application with job title and number in the subject line. Send cover letter, resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three professional references by June 27, 2008. Applications accepted until position is filled. Send resume to lib-hremploy@umd.edu

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: Thursday, May 29, 2008 08:01 UTC

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