The University of Kansas (KU) Libraries invites nominations and applications for a new tenure-track faculty position, the Director of Integrated Technology Services. KU Libraries is nationally renowned for innovative work in open access to scholarship, unique digital and traditional collections, quality instructional programs, and campus and regional collaborations that expand services and resources to the ever-changing KU community. In 2010, we undertook major initiatives to build the student-focused Anschutz Learning Studio and a new Center for Digital Scholarship (cds.lib.ku.edu) that supports faculty and graduate scholarship and publishing initiatives. We are campus partners in the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities. We are advancing initiatives in web scale discovery services, data management, and instructional design. The successful candidate will serve as a leader and a catalyst for planning and delivering technologies that extend the reach and capacity of our services and resources.
The Libraries' Integrated Technology Services (LITS) department is responsible for a results-driven approach to developing and delivering quality user experiences to those who connect to KU Libraries online. LITS members work closely with campus IT which maintains servers, network infrastructure, and staff and public workstations. LITS collaborates with library experts in all departments to plan and deliver library technology-based services and resources. LITS members develop and sustain effective partnerships to ensure that appropriate technical policies, infrastructure and services meet the needs of our user community. LITS is responsible for administering and developing several large-scale library applications which include DSpace, Voyager, Open Journal Systems, ILLiad, LUNA Insight, GFA's Library Annex System, the eXtensible Text Framework (XTF), EZProxy, and the library web presence.
To view the position description and application procedure, please see: http://www.lib.ku.edu/vacancies/00208925%20IntegTechLib.shtml