**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
consortium's 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. Reorganization within the
division has created a structure in which the ILS Director will focus efforts
to work closely and effectively with the leadership of the USMAI. 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 CLD.
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
The USMAI is at a crossroad in its evolution, at the edge of adopting new
discovery tools and next generation systems. This position
is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to be in the forefront
of national leadership in the development of large consortial library
* Master's degree in Library Sciences from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an advanced degree in information sciences or management with experience in library management.
* 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 [http://www.lib.umd.edu/PASD
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 applicant's experience and relevant credentials. For
additional information, consult the following website: [http://www.lib.umd.edu
**APPLICATIONS**: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at [https://jobs.umd.edu](https://jobs.umd.edu).. 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 accepted until the position is filled.
For best consideration, please respond by **May 11, 2012**.
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.
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