The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University seeks an
innovative, collaborative and student-centered individual to lead its
Technology Department. The Head of Library Technology
serves as administrator for the library's installation of the Innovative
Interfaces system, will lead the development of a vision for technology in
library operations and plan for the continued advancement of library computing
capabilities. This individual will contribute to overall
strategic planning, development of policies, and technology priorities
throughout the Library.
Twelve-month, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate professor rank. Available as
soon as position filled.
REQUIRED: ALA-accredited Master's degree; a minimum of five years, post-degree
experience in an academic or research library; at least two years supervisory
experience; at least two years of experience as an ILS administrator; previous
experience in a position with responsibilities for purchasing and supporting
computer hardware; effective communication skills and ability to foster
partnerships and work collaboratively; ability to meet promotion and tenure
PREFERRED: Degree in computer science or related field;
experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium ILS, SunGard Banner; and Omni
Update-OU Campus content management system; experience with languages for web
page creation, including xml, css, php, and others; experience with server
management using Linux, Windows, and/or Mac operating systems; knowledge of
emerging technologies; knowledge of open source options in library settings.
Highly competitive salary and generous benefits.
Middle Tennessee State University, an AA/EEO employer, is a culturally
diverse, Carnegie Doctoral Research Intensive University of over 26,000
students located 30 miles southeast of Nashville. The University is a dynamic
institution with a commitment to diversity, valuing excellent teaching and
fostering initiatives in research and public service. The
university library lies at the heart of the MTSU educational experience.
For full details and application procedures, please see https://mtsujobs.mtsu.
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