The California State University, Office of theChancellor,
is seeking a Director of Systemwide

Digital Library Services who is responsible for theentire
life cycle of each system and project - with a

particular focus on open source systems -
fromrequirements gathering to deployment and

maintenance. As the leader of a team
activelyengaged in applied research and development, the

Director provides technology and designleadership,
management of systemwide projects

with 23 campus libraries, supervises staff, andoversees the
work of external partners in the

development of new systems and services.

Under the supervision of the Senior Director ofAcademic
Technology Services, the incumbent will:

coordinate project teams comprised of Academic project leads and campus

liaisons for the ATS projects as assigned. In
closecollaboration with the CSU libraries and

Chancellor's Office leadership, the Director will:
(1)develop and communicate a shared vision and

strategic plan for new and improved
systemwidedigital library services, (2) provide overall

and management of systemwide library services,including
supervising SDLS staff and consultants inthe development
and maintenance of systemwideapplications, and managing the
work of 23 campusLibrary IT staff in the implementation and
support ofthose systems, (3) research, design, and
developinnovative digital library applications, tools,
andservices, with a focus on Xerxes, an
internationallyused open source discovery system developed
bySDLS in collaboration with several
institutionaldevelopment partners, (4) work with campus
andChancellor's Office academic technology groups
tointegrate systemwide digital library services
intolearning management systems, campus
portals,and other academic technology platforms,
(5)cultivate development partners from
externalinstitutions and manage their contributions to
opensource systems and tools developed by SDLS, and(6) in
consultation with the campus libraries,evaluate and select
commercial library systems tosupport systemwide services.

This position requires a Master of Library and Work
experiencerequirements include: (1) 8+
years of experienceworking in academic libraries
includingmanagement experience in designing
anddelivering digital library services within
aconsortium or large university system and integrating
digital library services into
learningmanagement systems and other
academictechnology platforms, (2) 8+ years of experience
inobject-oriented programming, use of
relationaldatabases and indexing technologies,
webapplication development tools and
frameworks,user-centered interface design experience,
andexperience leading open-source software
projects,(3) 8+ years of experience working with
librarysystems and applications, including discovery
anddelivery systems, library management systems, digital
preservation systems, and libray metadataschemas,
protocols, and standards.

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