Associate Director of Libraries for Academic and Scholarly Technologies
University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick Libraries invites applications for the
position of Associate
Director of Libraries for Academic and Scholarly Technologies. Reporting to
the Director of
Libraries the incumbent provides leadership across the library system being
responsible for the
administration and coordination of Library Systems and the Electronic Text
Specifically, the incumbent coordinates strategies for technologies in support
of the Libraries'
academic and scholarly services for diverse audiences (students, faculty and
the public). This work includes the development, enhancement, maintenance, and
UNB Libraries have a history of embracing leading-edge technologies and are
proud to be
the first library in Canada to implement WMS, OCLC's cloud-computing library
The incumbent serves as an advocate for furthering the integration of
throughout the Libraries.
In support of digital scholarship efforts throughout the university, the
incumbent takes a lead
role in the coordination, preservation, development, and management of digital
open access initiatives; and guides research data stewardship.
Crucial to the success of this position is the incumbent's ability to build
partnerships within the
Library and the University. Working within that collegial environment, the
leadership skills and a clear understanding of effective resource management..
will show a capacity to identify appropriate transformational opportunities in
information and scholarly landscapes, applying solutions to best advance the
of the university.
The successful candidate will have an MLIS from an ALA accredited program.
of library management experience, along with a strong systems background, are
It is expected that the incumbent will have:
• An established track record of completed systems projects;
• Strong planning and organizational skills;
• A deep interest in and understanding of research, scholarship, and pedagogy;
• Awareness of trends within academic libraries in supporting digital
• Knowledge of the certification requirements of a trusted digital repository;
• Excellent communication skills: written, verbal, and presentation
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