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DLF-ANNOUNCE September 2006

Subject:

Vacancy Announcement: NCSU Libraries

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"Andrew K. Pace" <[log in to unmask]>

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Andrew K. Pace

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Wed, 27 Sep 2006 12:19:34 -0400

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North Carolina State University Libraries

Associate Head, Information Technology
Vacancy Announcement

Between the mountains of the Blue Ridge and the shores of the Outer 
Banks lies North Carolina's Research Triangle of Raleigh, Durham, and 
Chapel Hill. One of the nation's premier concentrations of academic, 
corporate, and public research, the area combines moderate year-round 
temperatures, rolling hills, championship college athletics, and a rich 
diversity of cultural events. The Triangle consistently ranks high on 
lists of desirable American communities, including a recent rating as 
the number-one place to be in terms of education and standard of living. 
The North Carolina State University Libraries has been recognized as the 
first recipient of the Association of College and Research Librariesí 
Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for its teamwork, innovation, and 
continuous interaction with students and faculty to further the 
educational mission of NC State University. The NCSU Libraries is ranked 
27th by the Association of Research Libraries among North Americaís top 
113 academic research libraries.

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position 
of Associate Head of Information Technology. This role is one of several 
assistant/associate head positions the NCSU Libraries has established as 
part of its commitment to developing future leaders for academic and 
research libraries. The Information Technology Department consists of 
five librarians and twelve development and operations staff. This 
management position offers the opportunity to participate in the overall 
IT strategy for the Digital Library division, and to contribute to the 
Librariesí ambitious agenda for technology infrastructure, online 
services, and access to digital collections. The IT Department was 
primarily responsible for the 2006 launch of a revolutionary new online 
catalog, powered by Endeca software.

Responsibilities
As a member of the IT Departmentís leadership team, shares 
responsibility for managing the department that develops, implements, 
and supports advanced information systems for the Libraries. Supervises 
the System Librarians for Digital Projects (2) and the Librarian for the 
Integrated Library System. Works closely with Associate Department Head 
(head of programming unit) to set priorities for development activities 
and to transition production-level support for new products and 
services. Serves as primary liaison to the Digital Library Initiatives 
Department. Serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. 
Librarians at NCSU Libraries are expected to be active professionally 
and to contribute to developments in the field. Reports to the Head of 
Information Technology.

Qualifications
Required: ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent advanced degree in library 
or information science. Minimum 3 years relevant professional 
experience. Experience with library automation software; demonstrated 
knowledge of current technology, including relational databases and the 
application of Web and metadata standards. Experience with both 
proprietary and open source library software applications. Demonstrated 
project management experience. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability 
to communicate clearly, knowledgeably, and personably, orally and in 
writing. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
Ability to set priorities effectively and resolve competing demands in 
an atmosphere of fast-paced change. Evidence of leadership and 
management potential. Demonstrated record of ongoing professional 
development. Preferred: Supervisory experience. Experience with digital 
library applications, including XML standards (XSL/XPath, XQuery, XSLT, 
XML Schema and namespaces) and scripting languages (e.g., JSP, PHP, 
Python). Experience in an academic research library.

The University and the Libraries
Recognized as one of the nationís leading universities in science and 
technology, with strong programs in the humanities and social sciences, 
NC State offers degrees through the Colleges of Agriculture & Life 
Sciences, Design, Education, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, 
Management, Natural Resources, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, 
Textiles, and Veterinary Medicine. As the largest academic institution 
in the state, NC State enrolls more than 30,000 students and offers 
doctoral degrees in 61 fields of study. NC State is ranked 7th among 
national research universities in industry-funded research, 12th among 
national research universities in non-federally funded research, 6th in 
technology strength of patents, and has received more than 500 patents 
for beneficial technologies developed by its world-class faculty. NC 
State is a national leader in networking technologies and a charter 
member of the North Carolina Networking Initiative (NCNI), an Internet2 
initiative with the most advanced operational networking system 
infrastructure in the nation.

The library system (http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/) consists of a central 
library and branch libraries for design, natural resources, textiles, 
and veterinary medicine. With a staff of 288+ FTE, the Libraries has 
nearly 3.6 million volumes, acquires more than 57,000 print and 
electronic serials, and has a total annual budget over $25 million, with 
approximately $9 million allocated to collections. The NCSU Libraries is 
the lead server site for NC LIVE (North Carolina Libraries for Virtual 
Education), a multi-type library initiative, making digital resources 
accessible to the citizens of North Carolina.

The NCSU Libraries is a founding member of SOLINET and a member of the 
Association of Research Libraries, the Digital Library Federation, the 
Coalition for Networked Information, the Scholarly Publishing and 
Academic Resources Coalition, the Council for Library and Information 
Resources, and the Center for Research Libraries. Duke University, the 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central 
University and North Carolina State University form the Triangle 
Research Libraries Network (TRLN), with combined resources of more than 
13 million volumes, and collections budgets totaling more than $29 million.

Salary and Benefits
The Libraries offers highly competitive salaries in recognition of 
applicable education and experience, not less than $65,000 for this 
position. Relocation allowance provided. Librarians have non-tenure 
track faculty status (without levels of rank). Benefits include: 24 days 
vacation, 12 days sick leave; State of NC comprehensive major medical 
insurance, and state, TIAA/CREF, or other retirement options. Additional 
and optional dental, life, disability, deferred compensation, and legal 
plans are offered. Tuition waiver program for all campuses of The 
University of North Carolina is available. More benefits information is 
available at http://www7.acs.ncsu.edu/hr/benefits/

Application process and schedule
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until 
the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as 
possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may 
invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. This 
position is available immediately; start is negotiable. To apply, send 
cover letter (including title of position), resume, and the names, 
addresses, and telephone numbers of four current, professional 
references to: Chair of the Nomination Committee, Associate Head of 
Information Technology, c/o Personnel Services; NCSU Libraries, Box 
7111, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7111 or 
[log in to unmask]

North Carolina State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal 
Opportunity Employer
NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application 
process should contact Laura Blessing, NCSU Libraries Personnel Services 
Office, at (919) 515-3522 or [log in to unmask]

-- 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Andrew K. Pace, M.S.L.S.
Head, Information Technology ~ NCSU Libraries
North Carolina State University ~ Raleigh, NC
Columnist, American Libraries
[log in to unmask] ~ 919-515-3087
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/staff/pace
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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