[Lod] UT Austin Libraries_ Assoc. Director for Technology and Digital Strategies

Leif Isaksen leifuss at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 17 23:36:19 CEST 2015


Hi all

apologies for x-posting but this may be of interest to some on the list(s).

Please feel free to circulate further as appropriate.

Best wishes

Leif


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From: Turnator, Ece G <e.turnator at austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 4:47 PM
Subject: UT Austin Libraries_ Assoc. Director for Technology and
Digital Strategies



Dear all,

UT Austin Libraries is seeking an Associate Director for Technology
and Digital Strategies. I would appreciate it if you could post the
below announcement in your e-lists.

Many thanks and hope you are well!

Ece

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The University of Texas at Austin Libraries is seeking an Associate
Director for Technology and Digital Strategies.

Purpose

Define and articulate vision and strategic directions for UT Libraries
information technology to advance UT Libraries' mission and vision in
a dynamic environment, participate in executive level decision making
processes, oversee budget allocations, and engage with external
collaborators.

Essential Functions

Partner with UT's Information Technology Services, Texas Digital
Library, and Texas Advanced Computing Center, and other university
units and colleges. Build digital future, engage in campus and
external collaborations. Foster innovative new services, reduce
redundancy in infrastructure services and system investments within
the libraries, and identify stakeholders for collaborations in
repository services and learning technologies. Transform UT Libraries
as a gateway to an intellectual commons: embedded in teaching,
learning, and research support in the digital ecosystem.



Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Progressively responsible experience in information
technology. Demonstrated record of leadership in the implementation
and management of a technical team. Strong customer service
orientation to provide excellent service, and to work in a collegial
manner with students, staff, and other stakeholders. Proven project
management experience. Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
Combination of educational and relevant library or academic
technologies experience. Strong record of service in a professional or
disciplinary association. Equivalent combination of relevant education
and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Library or Information Science, Computer Science,
Technology or related field from an accredited institution. Experience
providing academic technology or digital scholarship services in a
higher education context. Experience with institutional repositories
and/or academic publishing. Technical knowledge of administrative
software applications and/or web development tools and languages, such
as C++, Java, and PHP. Experience with an enterprise reporting tool.
Knowledge of trends and best practices in using technology in support
of teaching, learning, research and scholarship; and familiarity with
directions in digital humanities. Possess a national reputation for
professional accomplishments.





Thank you!


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