Head of Systems Development
Old Dominion University Libraries have begun implementing a transformative
future plan and we are seeking a dynamic technology leader to assist in
the achievement of this new vision. As a member of the Libraries'
Management Team, the successful candidate will collaboratively lead
projects and initiatives for all aspects of library technology. Working
closely with the Libraries' staff, campus IT, and other campus partners,
this person will adopt, adapt, buy, or create the technology
infrastructure necessary to meet current and future needs of faculty,
students, and Libraries' personnel.
Master's Degree in appropriate field, knowledge and understanding of the
key issues and trends in digital initiatives and information technology,
academic libraries, and higher education. Excellent analytic, creative,
and innovative problem-solving abilities. Excellent oral, written and
interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of web technologies and
standards, programming, and scripting languages. Familiarity with server
and workstation administration; familiarity with managing an Integrated
Library System. Ability to administer a SharePoint site. Have supervisory
experience. Progressively responsible experience with information
technology in a library. Project management experience. Strong commitment
to user-centered services and service excellence to all constituencies.
Experience in building and sustaining effective interpersonal relations
with library staff, campus administrators, faculty and students.
An ALA accredited MLS degree; ability to work both as a team member and
independently. Knowledge of service management structures. Demonstrated
proficiency in a variety of web scripting languages, relational database
applications and systems analysis. Experience with Innovative Interfaces'
Millennium or Sierra system. Experience in leading the conceptual design,
development, and implementation of next-generation digital initiatives and
information technology services. Experience in managing various
technologies such as application systems, electronic resources, server
infrastructure, network infrastructure, public/staff computing areas,
digital collections. Experience coordinating and conducting technology
training. Experience administering a SharePoint site.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Minimum $65,000. Excellent benefits package.
Old Dominion University is a metropolitan state-supported institution with
enrollment of 24,400, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie
Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the
historic Chesapeake Bay port city of Norfolk, VA.
CONTACT: A complete application will contain a cover letter addressing
position requirements, resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers
and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Submit applications
to https://jobs.odu.edu, by clicking on Teaching and Research Faculty
opportunities. Screening of applicants will begin September 11, 2015 and
continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Michael L. Nelson [log in to unmask] http://www.cs.odu.edu/~mln/
Dept of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA 23529
+1 757 683 6393 +1 757 683 4900 (f)
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