Director of Information Technology and Collection Management

Full time

Created: March 4, 2013
Halifax
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Director of Information Technology and Collection Management (Halifax Public Libraries, Nova Scotia)
The award-winning Halifax Public Libraries is an industry leader in connecting people, enriching communities and inspiring discovery. Comprised of 14 branch libraries and serving approximately 400,000 people, it is home to a collection of over 1 million items. Halifax Public Libraries is on the leading edge of blending the best of traditional library services with innovative technologies and spaces with the construction of the future Halifax Central Library, an initiative with total project funding of $55 million. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Information Technology & Collection Management will be a visionary in systems management and state of the art collection distribution solutions. A member of the senior management team, he or she will develop service and operational plans and ensure Halifax Public Libraries continues to remain vibrant and relevant by responding to the rapidly evolving nature of the business in terms of collection management. Responsible for managing a team of 30 direct and indirect reports, the Director will participate in planning and policy development to support the strategic direction set by the Halifax Regional Library Board. As the next Director of Information Technology & Collection Management, you are a charismatic and consultative leader with an exceptional sense of relevant emergent technologies. You possess an MLIS or equivalent Master’s degree with at least eight years of experience, three of which are at a senior management level. You will contribute insight and strategy and maintain momentum in regards to initiatives such as the implementation of a collection-wide RFID system. To learn more about how you can be a part of Halifax Public Libraries’ exciting future, please call Anna Stuart or Christine Santimaw at 902-424-1129 or submit your resume online at http://jobs.kbrs.ca/Careers/9800/.

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