The Northeastern region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Manager of Digital Experience, The Westport Library
The AD for Library IT will lead the development of information technology in support of the university's current and emerging research needs, and the advancement of scholarly literacy and instructional technologies. The library is an integral part of a world-class research university. The incumbent will have a deep understanding of the myriad and changing roles of the library on campus.
The AD for Library IT will lead a talented team of Library faculty and staff in areas units such as:
- Core Services
- Digital Library Production Services
- Learning Technology Library Systems
- User Experience, and Web Systems
Together these units are charged with the design, development, management, and maintenance of a flexible and reliable technology environment, specifically:
- the development and management of digital collections and access tools;
- the development of a fully accessible, feature and content rich library web presence that applies user experience principles and strategies
- the development and support of server-based technologies for the delivery of library services; the maintenance of library management systems
- the delivery of frameworks and systems to support collaborative storage, delivery, and reservation of information resources
Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. A thorough understanding of the changing nature of the academic technology environment. Familiarity with relevant industry standards and methodologies. Knowledge of Library Systems. Knowledge of current trends in scholarly communication. Appreciation for the importance of diversity in the workplace and the ability to flourish in a culture that values diversity of thought and backgrounds. Record of successful budget management. Proven leadership in the profession. Supervisory experience.
Strong communication skills. Knowledge and ability to manage projects for emerging Library technologies.
Additional advance degree in other related discipline. Extensive knowledge the Library System Ex-Libris, Aleph.
Knowledge of Institutional Repository content management systems. Knowledge of Discovery Systems, web development trends and technology. Knowledge and experience with online, distance learning technological tools. Experience with ILL technologies and resources sharing. Significant demonstrated successful managerial and administrative experience in an academic library or in a related academic or research setting, with an emphasis on digital library issues. Thorough understanding of current issues and trends facing academic libraries, including the impact of digital collections and archival/preservation needs. Grant management experience. Knowledge of current trends in scholarly communication and open access.The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
The Stony Brook University Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented leader for the position of Associate Director for Library Information Technology. The Associate Director (AD) for Library Information Technology reports to the Dean of Libraries and is part of the library's leadership team. Salary and benefits: The position is a librarian faculty, tenure– trackposition (Associate or Full Librarian). FLSA Exempt position, not eligiblefor the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Deadline for applying: Anticipated start date: as soon as possible.
Application Procedure: To see the full description and to apply online, please visit: http://www.stonybrook.edu/jobs/ and selection position F-8498-14-02.
Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.