Director of Library Technology
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant

Libraries - Library Systems. The Director of Library Technology provides
vision and strategic leadership for Library Systems in a team- and service-
oriented environment. The Director is responsible for overseeing and managing
the full life cycle of the University Libraries' systems, applications,
hardware, and web services. The Director manages the departmental budget,
leads a department of six staff members, and serves as a member of the
Libraries' senior management group. The Director will develop and employ
strategies to ensure that the library systems support the academic needs of a
21st century university.

Required qualifications include M.L.I.S. degree or equivalent from ALA-
accredited library school ; or Master's degree in a field related to position;
five years recent experience in library systems; three years recent,
successful leadership and supervisory experience; demonstrated knowledge and
understanding of a variety of library technologies; evidence of the ability to
work effectively both collaboratively and independently; demonstrated
experience in project management and problem solving; proven ability to plan,
prioritize, and manage a variety of responsibilities and projects; evidence of
excellent written and oral communication skills and effective interpersonal

Desired qualifications include recent systems and management experience in
higher education.

Progressive leadership experience and responsibility; experience with library
applications such as Innovative Interfaces Inc. Millennium or Sierra systems,
Ex Libris SFX or Primo, ILLiad, OCLC, or CONTENTdm. Experience with a variety
of technologies: MS Office applications; Windows and UNIX computer and server
operating systems; Database programming and querying; Microsoft SharePoint;
Web site design and development, authoring tools, markup and scripting
languages; Google Analytics or other web analytics; user interface design and
usability testing.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm, evenings and weekends as
necessary. Wage: Commensurate with qualifications.
Screening begins immediately and continues until filled. For a complete list
of requirements and to apply on-line please visit

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity
and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate
in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender
identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height,
marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight.

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