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New York University Libraries seeks Director, Digital Library Technology Services


Description: Leads the design, development and ongoing implementation of digital library operations that support teaching and research. Programs reporting to the DLTS Director include: digital library development, digital repository services, Digital Studio technology, digital reformatting, and tools/software that facilitate discovery and use of research resources. Collaborate closely with NYU ITS in the planning and development of systems for supporting the research portal, metadata management, searching support, user interface, and repository services for library digital resources. Lead NYU Libraries in the development of global digital technology services. Provide on-going evaluation of current systems and research and recommend new digital initiatives. Develop and implement policies and procedures and supervise administrative staff and manage internal and grant-funded budgets.


Qualifications: Seven or more years of increasingly responsible, professional experience including development of digital library services, planning, implementing and managing projects. Working knowledge of image capture and delivery technologies, full text mark-up and searching methods and database management systems; in-depth knowledge of at least one of these areas. Knowledge of HTML, and SGML or XML; experience with CGI and knowledge of one or more of the following programming languages: SQL, C, C++, Java and Perl. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to lead a collaborative team. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.


Salary/Benefits: Attractive Compensation Package. Salary commensurate with experience and background.


New York University Libraries: Library facilities at New York University serve the school’s 450,000 students and faculty and contain more than 4 million volumes.


Please apply through NYU's application management system:

At this page click on "External Applicants" then "Search Openings." Type 7239BR in the "Keyword Search" field and select search. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.




Enrique Yanez

Associate Director, Human Resources

NYU, Division of Libraries

70 Washington Sq. S. 11th Fl

New York, NY 10012

Voice: (212) 998-2616   Fax: (212) 995-4070

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