Associate Dean for Digital Strategies
University of Miami
The University of Miami Libraries (UML) seeks an Associate Dean to bring
vision and innovation to their newly restructured leadership team. The new
Associate Dean will join an exceptional team of three other associate deans,
supporting the Dean of Libraries, Chuck Eckman. These four individuals will
shape and promote the mission of collaboration and develop new programs,
structure, and tradition for the University of Miami Libraries.
Reporting to the Dean and University Librarian, the
Associate Dean for Digital Strategies will provide strategic leadership and
direction for the UML digital infrastructure and technology planning. S/he
will also provide University-wide leadership and serve as the primary
spokesperson for the libraries' digital strategy and services to the UM
community, will oversee the Libraries digital production program and
infrastructure development for all of the Libraries content management systems
and repositories, provide leadership within the Libraries on the creation and
curation of digital objects for research and learning, and ensure a robust
technical infrastructure to support a wide range of digital scholarship and
scholarly publishing. Required qualifications for this
role include: A Master's degree in library and information science, computer
science, or a closely related field. Minimum of five years' experience working
in academic research libraries. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and
issues in the application of technology to libraries and higher education.
Substantive knowledge of digital assets and the technical infrastructure
required for their life-cycle management, including metadata requirements,
migration strategies, best practices in digital preservation, and relevant
national and international standards. Substantive knowledge of library
systems, digital libraries, and digital repositories. Familiarity with modern
software development methodologies and technologies. The
University of Miami has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search
firm, to assist in this recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and
nominations should be submitted in confidence via Isaacson, Miller's website
at [www.imsearch.com/5095](http://www.imsearch.com/5095). Inquiries should be
directed to Beverly Brady, Senior Associate, and Julie Yermack, Associate.
Please visit [https://library.miami.edu/](https://library.miami.edu/) for
additional information. The University of Miami offers
competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical
and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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