Associate Director of Library Technology and Digital Initiatives
Come join the team at Colgate!
The Colgate University Libraries seek a collegial and thoughtful individual to
provide forward-thinking, collaborative, and results-oriented leadership for
the Colgate University Libraries (CUL) through planning and implementation of
new technology and the management and support of library legacy technologies
involving information systems and digital infrastructure and
programs. Reporting to the University Librarian, this
individual serves on the Libraries' senior management team and participates in
the development and implementation of a shared vision for CUL's future that
supports the mission of the university. Using highly
effective communication and interpersonal skills, this individual will respond
to the changing information needs of the Colgate community by participating in
system-wide planning, policy development, and resource and personnel
management and build and sustain effective working relationships within the
Libraries and across and beyond the Colgate community. This individual will
lead, manage, and plan for the Libraries Systems unit, and supervise, evaluate
and provide backup for the Systems Librarian to oversee, develop and support
the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces) particularly its
interface with the Dematic ASRS.
Qualifications: Master's degree, such as an MLS or MIS from an ALA-accredited
program, MS in computer science or other relevant degree. Minimum of five
years of progressively responsible experience in information technology,
including experience leading and managing information technology or systems
operations; successful experience supervising, developing, and mentoring
information technology professionals. 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.
Additional information about Colgate University, the Colgate Libraries, and
the full job description can be found at
Application instructions can be found at
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4433. Candidates will need to upload a
letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three
references, including current supervisor. Official transcripts will be
required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview.
Review of application materials will begin on October 10, 2014, and continue
until the position is filled.
Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in
Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse
faculty, staff, and student body further the university's educational mission.
Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged
to apply. Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of
other employment opportunities at http://www.upstatenyherc.org
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