The following position is available at the University of Maryland,
College Park, MD:
Title: Director, Integrated Library Systems
Category: Librarian (Open Rank)
Department: Information Technology Division
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave
3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays
Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription
The University of Maryland Libraries are the largest university
library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, and serve 37,000
students and faculty of the flagship College Park campus. Maryland
ranks 50th among the 115 member libraries of the Association of
Research Libraries and has an operating budget of $23.7 million.
The University of Maryland Libraries are seeking a Director for the
Integrated Library Systems department, to provide leadership and
support to the University System of Maryland and Affiliated
Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium in the integration, operation
and maintenance efforts of the consortiums software and database
applications. The ILS Director serves as a senior member of the
College Park Libraries Information Technology Division (ITD),
reporting to the Associate Dean of Information Technology at the
University of Maryland Libraries. The incumbent works directly with
the Council of Library Directors (CLD) of USMAI and its administrative
structure. He/she provides leadership and direct supervision to a
professional technical staff. The ILS director will be responsible
for developing and managing budgets for approved projects and
initiatives of the USMAI. The director will also be responsible for
developing annual budgets for the ILS team, for presenting that budget
to the CLD and for executing budgets, once they are approved by the
The ILS Director will be responsible for the research, planning,
procurement, development, deployment, support and management of USMAI
library application software; and for the integration, implementation,
and maintenance of software to provide access and discovery services
to scholarly and administrative information.
* MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school or program.
* A minimum of four years of professional experience in
information technology services.
* A minimum of two years experience in a managerial role.
* Strong technical background related to the responsibilities
of the position.
* Flexibility in a changing technological and organizational environment.
Ability to adapt to, implement, and manage change in business and
in service models.
The complete position description can be found at
Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the
University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is
based on the successful applicants experience and relevant
credentials. For additional information, consult the following
APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at
https://jobs.umd.edu, click faculty. You must be legally able to work
in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not
sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a
cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a curriculum
vitae, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until
November 5, 2011.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a
policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate
against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color,
sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry
or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political
affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.