Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the
closing date. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.
Responsibilities: The University of Illinois Library seeks a collaborative,
innovative, and service-oriented leader for the position of Associate
University Librarian (AUL) for Library Information
Technology. This position reports to the University
Librarian and Dean of Libraries, is a part of the Library senior management
team, and works collaboratively with the AUL for Research, the AUL for
Collections, and the AUL for User Services. We seek a
professional who views the library as an integral part of a top-tier research
university, and who brings to the role a deep understanding of the evolving
role of the library on campus, in higher education, and in the broader library
and information science community.
The AUL for Library Information Technology will lead the development of
information technology in the Library, participate actively in Library and
campus IT governance stakeholder groups, and be responsible for leadership,
management, and planning for the services and infrastructure in the Office of
Library Information Technology (IT) which includes 25 FTE professionals in
several functional areas: IT Production Services--Help
Desk, Infrastructure Management, Workstation & Network Support, Web
Development; Software Development; Repository and Scholarly Communications;
and Access & Discovery Support.
Required: Master's degree in Computer Science, Library and Information
Science, Management Information Systems or equivalent combination of education
and experience; significant leadership and administrative experience; thorough
understanding of the dynamic academic technology environment; proven track
record of successful budget management; commitment to mentoring
and support for staff professional development;
demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others in a
team environment and within a complex and fluid organizational environment;
evidence of excellent communication and analytical skills;
evidence of ability to perform research, publication, and service consonant
with university standards for tenure at the level of Associate or Full
Professor. See https://jobs.illinois.edu for preferred qualifications.
To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile
at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and
contact information including email addresses for three professional
references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be
considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.
Deadline: To ensure full consideration, submit application materials on or
before July 10, 2014.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes
individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and
value diversity and inclusivity.
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