Head of Library Technology

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Created: May 8, 2012


The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University seeks an innovative, collaborative and student-centered individual to lead its Technology Department.  The Head of Library Technology serves as administrator for the library’s installation of the Innovative Interfaces system, will lead the development of a vision for technology in library operations and plan for the continued advancement of library computing capabilities.  This individual will contribute to overall strategic planning, development of policies, and technology priorities throughout the Library.

Twelve-month, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate professor rank. Available as soon as position filled.

REQUIRED: ALA-accredited Master's degree; a minimum of five years, post-degree experience in an academic or research library; at least two years supervisory experience; at least two years of experience as an ILS administrator; previous experience in a position with responsibilities for purchasing and supporting computer hardware; effective communication skills and ability to foster partnerships and work collaboratively; ability to meet promotion and tenure standards. 

PREFERRED:  Degree in computer science or related field; experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium ILS, SunGard Banner; and Omni Update-OU Campus content management system; experience with languages for web page creation, including xml, css, php, and others; experience with server management using Linux, Windows, and/or Mac operating systems; knowledge of emerging technologies; knowledge of open source options in library settings.

Highly competitive salary and generous benefits. 

Middle Tennessee State University, an AA/EEO employer, is a culturally diverse, Carnegie Doctoral Research Intensive University of over 26,000 students located 30 miles southeast of Nashville. The University is a dynamic institution with a commitment to diversity, valuing excellent teaching and fostering initiatives in research and public service.  The university library lies at the heart of the MTSU educational experience.

For full details and application procedures, please see https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=190909

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