Associate Director of Libraries for Academic and Scholarly Technologies
University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick Libraries invites applications for the
position of Associate

Director of Libraries for Academic and Scholarly Technologies. Reporting to
the Director of

Libraries the incumbent provides leadership across the library system being
responsible for the

administration and coordination of Library Systems and the Electronic Text

Specifically, the incumbent coordinates strategies for technologies in support
of the Libraries'

academic and scholarly services for diverse audiences (students, faculty and
staff, administration,

the public). This work includes the development, enhancement, maintenance, and
promotion of

those services.

UNB Libraries have a history of embracing leading-edge technologies and are
proud to be

the first library in Canada to implement WMS, OCLC's cloud-computing library

The incumbent serves as an advocate for furthering the integration of
innovative technologies

throughout the Libraries.

In support of digital scholarship efforts throughout the university, the
incumbent takes a lead

role in the coordination, preservation, development, and management of digital
assets; supports

open access initiatives; and guides research data stewardship.

Crucial to the success of this position is the incumbent's ability to build
partnerships within the

Library and the University. Working within that collegial environment, the
incumbent possesses

leadership skills and a clear understanding of effective resource management..
The incumbent

will show a capacity to identify appropriate transformational opportunities in
the changing

information and scholarly landscapes, applying solutions to best advance the
academic mission

of the university.


The successful candidate will have an MLIS from an ALA accredited program.
Several years

of library management experience, along with a strong systems background, are

It is expected that the incumbent will have:

• An established track record of completed systems projects;

• Strong planning and organizational skills;

• A deep interest in and understanding of research, scholarship, and pedagogy;

• Awareness of trends within academic libraries in supporting digital
humanities and

scholarly communication;

• Knowledge of the certification requirements of a trusted digital repository;

• Excellent communication skills: written, verbal, and presentation

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