Provides leadership in the planning, development, and management of a broad
range of library electronic services, computing and networking systems,
including SirsiDynix, numerous remote databases, and the library's Web pages.
Works with several database and software consortia, recommends purchases and
maintains hardware and software, coordinates user training and support, serves
as liaison with campus Information Technology Services. Assists with
collection development and outreach services. Supervises a Library Technology
Associate. This is 12 month tenure track faculty position.
Environment: Library Services includes eleven librarians, one archivist and
ten support staff.
Delta State University is a public institution providing a comprehensive
undergraduate and graduate curriculum to over 4,000 students. DSU offers 13
baccalaureate degrees in 38 majors and seeks to meet the need for advanced
training in certain fields by providing programs of study for 11 master's
degrees, the Educational Specialist degree and the Doctor of Education degree.
MLS from an ALA-accredited program; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal
communication skills; demonstrated creative problem solving abilities and
initiative; excellent organizational and analytical skills; knowledge of
integrated library systems, networking, hardware and software as they relate
to delivery of library services; Windows, and familiarity with emerging trends
in information technology.
Highly Desired: Two years of relevant experience in a library or information
technology setting and knowledge of SirsiDynix and Web design.
The anticipated start date is February 1, 2013. Applications received by
December 7, 2012 will receive priority consideration.
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