[Web4lib] Position Available - University of Connecticut

Dave Bretthauer Dave.Bretthauer at uconn.edu
Tue Aug 16 22:35:37 EDT 2005

Digital Integration Librarian, Information Technology Services Area,
University of Connecticut Libraries


Complete job posting, requirements and description available on the
Library's website:


University of Connecticut Libraries

Digital Integration Librarian

(Search #06A034)

Under the supervision of the Director of the Libraries Information
Technology Services Area, the incumbent provides leadership for the
development and integration of the Libraries digital resources
infrastructure. The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of
the technical architecture and systems required for the Libraries
digital resources. The incumbent handles the day-to-day administration
of library applications that support digital resource services. The
incumbent works with the team leader of the Area's Enterprise Team and
with library staff and partners who are engaged in the creation and
maintenance of digital collections and electronic resources.  

The incumbent provides technical expertise, advanced knowledge and
independent judgment to diagnose, analyze and design solutions for
problems with the previously mentioned systems. This includes working
collaboratively with staff and software vendors to implement and
maintain new products and upgrades, and trouble-shoot problems. In
concert with key individuals from Information Technology Services, the
Libraries and the University, this individual explores innovative
applications of emerging information technologies that enhance and
expand service to clients and increase productivity of staff.

University Setting: The University of Connecticut, established in 1881,
is a Carnegie Research I University. It was recently cited as one of the
top 20 public national universities and is engaged in 21st Century
UConn, an ambitious $2.3 billion campus building project. The main
campus, situated in Storrs on 3100 acres of woodlands and rolling hills,
is located approximately 30 miles from Hartford, the state capital, and
midway between Boston and New York City. There are approximately 25,000
students system-wide.

University Libraries: The University of Connecticut Libraries, members
of the Association of Research Libraries, is a technologically advanced
library and the exciting center of intellectual life on campus. The
Libraries is organized in a team-based structure to engage more fully
its ongoing strategic programs. These include, developing strong
partnerships with academic departments and key organizations on campus;
shaping user services through data collection and user feedback;
providing desktop access to full-text, current awareness, and database
information resources system-wide; and building and preserving research
collections of excellence. This dynamic organization offers creative,
service-oriented individuals exceptional opportunities for growth and

Application Procedures: Submit a letter of application, resume, and the
names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references
to Deborah Stansbury Sunday, Director of Library Administrative
Services, University of Connecticut Libraries, Unit 2005A, 369 Fairfield
Road, Storrs, CT 06269-2005. Screening will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.

The University of Connecticut has a strong commitment to diversity and
seeks a broad spectrum of candidates.

For more information about the University of Connecticut, the University
Libraries or for a complete position description, please visit our web
page at http://www.lib.uconn.edu/about/recruitment/


Dave Bretthauer
Network Services Librarian
University of Connecticut Libraries
369 Fairfield Way U-2005-05SY
Storrs, CT 06269-2005
Voice: (860) 486-6494
Fax: (860) 486-2184


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