Job Title Head of Library


AutoReqId 5073BR

Department University Library-

Sub-Division University Library

Salary Range Salary commensurate with experience and

Hiring range $81,699 - $99,853

Appointment Type At Will

Time Base Full-Time

Work Schedule Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

Job Summary:

Directs, manages, and administers the work of the Systems Section within the
Pollak Library. Collaborates with administration, faculty, and staff to
envision and guide library information technology services, as well as the
library's digital initiatives. Reports to the University Librarian, develops
and communicates a shared vision which includes collaboration, excellence and
innovation working within the university's computing environment. Will
demonstrate a command of emerging trends in scholarly information and digital
libraries as well as technology. Provides user support, performs initial
assessment and research on all user issues, and resolves a wide range of
technical problems, often of the highest complexity, with a diverse
constituency of library users, both in-house and remote. Partners with faculty
and staff across campus and throughout the CSU. Important partners include the
CSUF Information Technology Division, the CSUF Academic Technology Center, the
CSUF Faculty Development Center, and the System-wide Library Initiatives group
at the CSU Chancellor's Office. Ongoing technology-related projects include
charting a course in the emerging world of digital resources and collections;
providing access to electronic services; evaluating, designing and
implementing efficient and effective discovery tools for library users; and
developing technology strategies to enhance the Library's presence in the
teaching and learning process. Acts independently within functional
organizational policies guidelines. Consults with executive management and
administration on department and divisional activities. Responsible for
setting department strategy and accomplishing divisional objectives. May serve
as a prime contact and brief executive management on critical issues. May
serve as spokesperson on sensitive issues. May be required to formulate
operational policies, develop operational budget, administer policy, etc.
Other duties as assigned

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a related area. Three or
more years of experience directing the work of technical staff; experience
supervising and evaluating personnel, individually and in teams; demonstrated
ability to successfully balance multiple assignments and projects.
Demonstrated experience directing information technology projects, preferably
using project management techniques. Extensive experience with large, content-
rich web sites including knowledge of best practices and standards, etc.
Previous experience working in a library. Familiarity with one or more open
source programming languages and facility with Unix/Linux server environment;
experience as administrator on Windows Server 2003/2008 and Unix/Linux server
environments including web and database hosting; familiarity with web services
and xml data. Ability to analyze, implement and promote evolving technologies.
Excellent customer service skills; Demonstrated excellent oral and written
communication skills; ability to interact effectively in a multicultural
environment within and outside the Library. Knowledge of LDAP, Shibboleth,
proxy servers or other authentication systems; currency with evolving library

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited university in Library or Information
Science or equivalent degree in a relevant information technology field.
Experience working in an academic library Experience with server setup and
maintenance, information security analysis and information assurance.

Special Working Conditions:

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a fingerprint
background check. If you are applying for a staff position please note that
you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and Academic
Student position or Student Assistant position as such: Graduate Assistant,
Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant and Student Assistant. On
line application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final
filing date by 9:00pm (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard
Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the on-line application
form will be disqualified from consideration. Cal State Fullerton is an Equal
Opportunity/Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer.

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