LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  April 2016

CODE4LIB April 2016

Subject:

Job: Head of Technology at Yale University Library

From:

[log in to unmask]

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:04:19 -0000

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (129 lines)

Head of Technology
Yale University Library
New Haven

**Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.**  
  
**General Purpose: **Reporting to the Director of Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Head of Technology is a key member of the library's senior management, responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, & administrative leadership for all aspects of Beinecke's IT operations. The library seeks a candidate with a keen perspective on the challenges and opportunities faced by research libraries in a dynamic and evolving technological landscape.  
  
The Head is responsible for informing, advising, and facilitating Beinecke
Library's senior leadership in: establishing priorities for IT-related
initiatives including investments in staff, hardware, and software; reviewing
issues with existing infrastructure and software used by Beinecke including
assessment of Beinecke's return on its IT investments; assessing strategic
opportunities and challenges presented by emerging technologies; understanding
the implications of IT developments in the profession, at Yale, and within the
University Library.

  
The Head of Beinecke IT will collaborate closely with the leadership and staff
of the University Library's IT department to direct efforts that design,
implement, and maintain systems that support the Beinecke Library's staff as
well as the scholars and students who use the Library. The Head will develop
and oversee Beinecke Library's technological infrastructure and systems and
may assist in managing aspects of the University Library's IT infrastructure.

  
The Head will represent Beinecke's IT interests within the University Library
and the broader University. The Head will help develop and/or support campus-
wide IT initiatives that support Beinecke Library's broader mission.

  
The Head will lead a collaborative effort of Beinecke Library staff to develop
annual and three-year plans to improve the Library's IT programs and achieve
the library's strategic objectives. Immediate goals for Beinecke IT include
developing tools that: enhance the efficiency of library operations; improve
the library's ability to measure and evaluate its collections and services;
enrich the research experience of library patrons; make it easier and more
convenient for students, scholars, and library professionals to discover and
use Beinecke's scholarly resources (including metadata) without visiting the
library.

  
The Head will foster communication about IT across Beinecke and chair Beinecke
Library's Standing Committee on IT composed of staff with day-to-day
responsibility for employing and maintaining the library's production systems.
The Head of Beinecke IT directly supervises 1.5 FTE support specialists but is
also responsible for collaborating with the Director of University Library IT
to deploy approximately 3,250 hours a year of University Library IT staff time
to meet Beinecke's needs. With the approval of the Director of Beinecke
Library, the Head may hire and oversee outside consultants and contractors to
address library needs.

  
**Required Education and Experience: **Bachelor's Degree in a related field and ten years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  
**Qualifications:**  
• Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to
communicate complex technical solutions to non-technical stakeholders.

• Interpersonal, analytic, and project management skills including the ability
to collaborate with peers across reporting lines.

• Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of end-users.

• Experience in coordinating teams to develop and implement short and
intermediate goals.

• Commitment to continuing education and innovation.

  
**Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:**  
• A Masters in Library, Information or Computer Science or related field.

• Experience with technology in a research library or other organization
concerned with cultural heritage and scholarly research.

• Financial management.

• Experience with an integrated library system such as Voyager or such tools
as ArchivesSpace, Aeon, Fedora, Hydra, BlackLight, or Apache Solr.

  
**BEINECKE RARE BOOK & MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY**  
The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives,
early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North
America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used
by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke
Library, consult the library's web site at:
[http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke](http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke) .

  
**THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARY**  
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries,
collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich
and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual
growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and
scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum
of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all
media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic
databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to
its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including
the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately
five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers.
For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the
Library's web site at [www.library.yale.edu](http://www.library.yale.edu).

  
**Application:** For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at [www.yale.edu/jobs](http://www.yale.edu/jobs) - **the STARS req ID for this position is 36655BR**. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.  
  
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of
a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale
University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and
true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide
variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and
educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational
facilities, and much more.

  
_Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and
does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color,
religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin;
nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender
identity or expression._



Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/25242/
To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager