DARTMOUTH COLLEGE LIBRARY
HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE
HEAD OF DIGITAL MEDIA AND LIBRARY TECHNOLOGIES
The Dartmouth College Library seeks an energetic, service-oriented leader to
provide strategic direction for both the Jones Media Center and the Digital
Library Technologies Group. Reporting to the Associate Librarian for
Information Management, this position has responsibility for many aspects of
media services and library technologies (directly supervising eight
positions within a total staff of 11.75 FTE positions and many student
employees); provides vision for the application of instructional technology
and new media in higher education and ensures highly responsive service to
the users of the Media Center; leads the Digital Library Technologies Group,
who are responsible for the development, installation, operation, and
maintenance of the technologies supporting the Digital Library; and exerts
collaborative leadership within multi-divisional teams to support
Dartmouth's mission. This position ensures a high level of visibility for
the Library on campus and at the national level through active participation
in campus life, library consortia, and in national professional
organizations. The Head of Digital Media and Library Technologies serves on
library-wide committees and is a member of the Library Management Group.
QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate degree in a related field. A minimum of 5 years
leading complex technology-driven teams in an academic setting. Demonstrated
ability to manage complex, long-term projects. Demonstrated public service
commitment; excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills;
and the ability to work collegially in a team environment.
RANK AND SALARY: The position is part of the Librarian Classification System
of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits
package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement
plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate
college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering,
medicine and 20 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth has
remained at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the
heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the
United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers,
house the 2.8 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array
of digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment.
The Library's mission is to foster intellectual growth and advance the
teaching and research missions of the College by supporting excellence and
innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly
content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new
APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin as of August 16, 2010 and
will continue until the position is filled. Please apply on line at
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate a
commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.