Information Technology Manager
Orbis Cascade Alliance

The Information Technology Manager is responsible for providing leadership in
evaluating technologies and technical support of Orbis Cascade Alliance

**_Duties and Responsibilities_**  
Guided by the consortium's mission, vision, values, and strategic agenda, work
is non-routine and requires a creative approach to program management and
leadership. This position will: provide technical support for the consortium's
Shared Integrated Library System (Shared ILS, based on the Ex Libris Alma and
Primo tools), including Alma Network Zone record loading, troubleshooting, and
other maintenance tasks; perform data flow monitoring, reporting, and
extension of Alma and Primo through published APIs; lead support for the
Alliance's technical infrastructure, including management of local and cloud
servers, content management systems/web sites, and administrative databases,
which includes responsibility for vendor relations, upgrades, migration,
monitoring performance, and security (desktop computing support is contracted
out and not a responsibility of this position); provide technical support for
the consortium's unique and distinctive collections services, including the
Encoded Archival Description database and archival collection management
service; participate on teams implementing the Alliance's Strategic Agenda,
including researching, recommending, implementing, and supporting new
technologies in a complex multi-state multi-institutional environment. This
position reports to the Systems Program Manager, and is an integral part of
the Systems Program.



  * Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  * 2 years' experience supporting *nix systems (Unix, Linux, etc.) in a production environment
**Required Professional Competencies**  

  * Significant experience with at least one programming language
  * Knowledge of or willingness to learn: Perl, Visual Basic, C#, Microsoft Internet Information Server, SQLite, XML, XSLT, CSS, and Javascript
  * Experience writing documentation
  * Excellent project management skills
  * Excellent analytical skills
  * Excellent customer service skills
  * Excellent oral and written communication skills
  * Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks in a complex and changing environment, including balancing long-term projects and being responsive to more immediate support needs
  * Demonstrated ability to work independently, collaborate at a distance, and inspire the participation of colleagues
  * Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds

  * Degree(s) in computer science, library science, or related fields
  * Experience working with consortia, libraries, special collections/archives, or in higher education
  * Three years' experience in server support, including experience with Web and database servers
  * Experience with a library management system (ILS) product
  * Experience with a library discovery product
  * Knowledge of MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data
_**About the Orbis Cascade Alliance**_

The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a nonprofit consortium of 37 colleges and
universities in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Its mission is to enable member
libraries to advance institutional missions through collaboration and
innovation. For more information, see:

_**Salary and Benefits**_

Starting salary range: $60,000-$65,000 per year; excellent
benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, tuition
benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, and sick and vacation leave.

Orbis Cascade Alliance positions are covered by the University of Oregon's
benefits package (see:

**_Employment Conditions_**  
This is a full-time, 12-month position, and is classified as Officer of
Administration, which includes annual, renewable contracts. Professional
growth and service in keeping with University, Libraries' and Orbis Cascade
Alliance standards for retention and merit is expected. Some weekend and
evening hours may be required. Extensive travel is not required, but this
position is expected to be involved in professional information technology
organizations and to participate in regional events directly related to Orbis
Cascade Alliance services.

**_Application Deadline_**  
**To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by March 11, 2016.** This position is open until filled. The successful candidate must complete a criminal background check.  
_**To Apply**_

Submit Word or PDF documents to [log in to unmask] that include: cover letter
addressed to Search Committee, resume or CV, and list of four professional
references (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor). Candidates will
be notified before references are contacted.

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