The DePaul University Library (
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collaborative, innovative and service oriented professional for the position

Technical Services Coordinator. Interested applicants can
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Position Description

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology and

Discovery Services, the Technical Services Coordinator will provide broad

oversight and leadership for the technical infrastructure, processes, and

metadata that facilitate discovery of library collections. This position will

collaborate with library staff responsible for information technology and

collection development/management to make research resources accessible in all

formats to the academic community and beyond. This position will also

contribute to library involvement in consortial projects and programs such as

CARLI, the Center for Research Libraries, the Catholic Research Resources

Alliance, and the Chicago Collections Consortium. The Technical Services

Coordinator may serve as a liaison librarian in assigned areas.

About DePaul University

Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission (also known as the

Vincentians), DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the

United States and currently enrolls approximately 25,000 students in 10

and colleges offering 300 undergraduate and graduate programs and

concentrations. One of the ten largest private, not-for-profit universities in

the nation, DePaul's 2,000 faculty members teach across five campuses in

Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. DePaul University has been recognized in

national publications for its diversity, its service-learning programs, and

sustainability efforts, and is the home to nationally-recognized academic

programs in the College of Business, the College of Digital Media, and The

Theatre School.

About the DePaul University Library

The DePaul University Library comprises the John T. Richardson Library

Park Campus), the Loop Campus Library (Loop Campus), and library service

programs provided at DePaul's three suburban campuses. With an annual budget

of over $10 million in 2013-14, 33 professional librarians, and a total staff

complement of over 70 FTE, the DePaul University Library is a partner in a

number of campus programs, including the first-year experience (Chicago

Quarter) and the Teaching Commons. In 2013, a major renovation of the

Richardson Library will facilitate the launch of the Richardson Library

Information Commons, a technology-enhanced space including individual, group,

and collaborative work spaces, a Learning Commons and Scholar's Lab. The

DePaul University Library is housed in the Division of Teaching and Learning

Resources, which includes the DePaul Art Museum and Faculty Instructional

Technology Services, and is an active member of local, regional, and national

consortia, including CARLI, the Chicago Collections Consortium, the Catholic

Research Resources Alliance, and the Center for Research Libraries.

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