Position announcement - Library Digital Infrastructure and Technology Coordinator

Kate Crowe kcrowe1981 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 7 18:43:10 EST 2011

*University of Denver – Penrose Library*

* **Position Available for*

Library Digital Infrastructure and Technology Coordinator

 The University of Denver’s Penrose Library seeks an energetic, creative,
and progressive professional for the position of Library Digital
Infrastructure and Technology Coordinator.

*Responsibilities**: *Provides overall leadership and direction for the
broad range of the library's technology infrastructure, which includes
licensed software for library services and operations, development and
management of the library's digital content infrastructure (including
web-based finding tools, and repository and data curation services.)
Coordinates projects related to the creation, management, and use of
digital content (including a new digital media student help service),
working closely with digital content stakeholders in the library and with
staff and faculty across the university. Serves as an internal consultant
on standards-based methods and best practices related to access to digital
resources, web design, web-based applications, and the development of
digital preservation strategies. Oversees the units delivering
university-wide AV support for over 200 learning spaces, and
internal/external events support. Coordinates strategic planning relating
to the wide variety of technological and digital issues in which the
library is, and may be, involved; assesssment and implementation of AV
technology solutions in learning spaces on campus and online to enhance
faculty teaching and student learning.  This position reports to the Dean
of the Library, directly supervises a digital projects assistant, and
supervises and works closely and collaboratively with the Library
Technology Manager, who in turn supervises all other library technology
staff in the classroom, events, and library technology support units, and
in the library web and software development unit.

* *

*Qualifications required**: *ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent
advanced academic qualification in information technology or information
services. Proven knowledge of library operations software and systems,
experience in developing and implementing web and database applications.
Evidence of innovation in implementing emerging information technologies.
Expertise with application of information technology in library operations
and services. Demonstrated ability to plan, manage and oversee complex
projects with diverse technological and equipment needs and to coordinate
the library’s technology units. Five years of ever increasing management
responsibility. Proven ability to manage in a highly-collaborative
environment of teamwork and cooperation. Strong interpersonal skills and
ability to communicate clearly and knowledgeably, verbally and in writing.
The capacity to listen closely to discussions from a variety of partners in
order to put those conversations into a larger context for the organization
to consider and act upon. Evidence of commitment to professional
development and scholarly activities through research, publication, and
service to national and regional professional organizations.

*Preferred:* Experience in an academic library. Experience with Innovative
Interfaces, Inc. integrated library system. Experience managing a digital
content repository system.

*General information**: *The University of Denver (DU), the oldest
independent university in the Rocky Mountain Region, enrolls approximately
9,500 students in its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.
The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Denver as a
Doctoral/Research University-Extensive.  The University is located in a
residential neighborhood of Denver, a vibrant and diverse city offering an
array of cultural attractions and recreational activities in the nearby
mountains.  For more information about Penrose Library and the University
of Denver visit: *http://www.du.edu*

* *

*Salary, Rank, Benefits*: Competitive salary.  Faculty status, non-tenure
track appointment, with rank depending on experience and qualifications.
Faculty hired at the rank of Assistant Professor are required to apply for
promotion to Associate Professor in or before the sixth year. All
promotions in rank and extensions of contract are based upon performance in
three core areas of responsibility:  primary job, scholarship/research, and
service. Generous benefits package including TIAA-CREF; 22 vacation days a

*Deadline**: *Review of applications will begin January 9, 2012 and will
continue until the position is filled.

*To Apply**: *Please visit http://www.dujobs.org for full posting and
qualifications, and to submit application materials.

*The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of
Faculty and Staff and encourages applications from minorities.*


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