Head, Discovery and Technology Services
Queen's University

Queen's University Library invites applications for the position of Head,
Discovery and Technology Services. This is a continuing-track appointment and
is available immediately.

Reporting to an Associate University Librarian, the Head of Discovery and
Technology Services provides leadership and direction in the planning,
development, delivery and ongoing assessment of high quality services in the
Library's Discovery and Technology Services Division (DTS). DTS is responsible
for a set of interrelated services, systems and tools connecting users with
information resources and services. To facilitate ongoing access to rich and
varied print and electronic collections and to provide clear, accessible
information about Library services, the Head provides Library-wide leadership
for user experience design, web development, digital initiatives, current and
next generation electronic and print resource management, and the Library's
hardware and software infrastructure. The Head offers support and technical
expertise to the Library, and is actively engaged in hands-on development and
delivery of user centered technology services, evaluating the transformative
opportunities in our changing information landscape and implementing new
approaches to meet the constantly evolving needs of a diverse learning and
research user community. The Head actively collaborates with Library partners
on campus and in the initiatives of the Ontario Council of University

The Head provides leadership and direction for DTS staff, fosters a collegial
and productive environment, facilitates open discussion and a shared
understanding of goals, consults and collaborates with other units and
divisions within Queen's University Library, provides advice to the Office of
the University Librarian and promotes the vision of a team-based learning

Responsibilities will evolve as the Library continues to develop and
restructure in support of the University's strategic priorities.

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis until January 6, 2014.

The full position guide, including instructions to apply, can be found at

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