[Web4lib] Position available: Director, Enterprise Technologies, University of Minnesota Libraries

Shane Nackerud snackeru at umn.edu
Wed Mar 30 15:23:43 EDT 2011

** Please excuse cross posting **

Director, University Libraries Enterprise Technology
University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Libraries seek a visionary
and experienced information technology leader to imagine, define, implement,
and support the next generation of library information systems for one of
the leading research institutions and libraries in the country (USA).  The
newly redefined position of Director of Enterprise Technology emphasizes
innovative library service delivery as supported by large-scale system
deployments and collaborations. Outreach is strengthened by unparalleled
infrastructure for resource sharing and information access within the state
and region provided by the University Libraries-based Minitex program.  The
Libraries are a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
Center for Library Initiatives, the Center for Research Libraries, the
CLIR/Digital Library Federation, and the Coalition for Networked
Information, and are a founding partner in the HathiTrust.

The Libraries IT Division consists of 39 FTE staff across five departments:
Enterprise Technology, Web Development, Digital Library Services, Computer
Support, and Central Operations, and works cooperatively with the IT staff
in Minitex.  The Division enjoys an extraordinary strategic and operational
relationship with the University’s Office of Information Technology (OIT)
through which a number of collaborative efforts have been launched and

The Enterprise Technology department consists of 9 FTE (including open
positions) plus auxiliary staff effort from other Libraries departments and
coordinate campuses.  The department provides various levels of enterprise
application support for the libraries of the Twin Cities Campus and four
coordinate campuses throughout the state of Minnesota.

Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science,
Information Systems, or a closely related field OR a Master’s degree in
Library/Information Science or Business Administration/Management, as well
as substantial and successful professional experience in the management of
large-scale integrated enterprise systems for libraries, museums, or other
environments with responsibilities comparable to this position.

For full description and qualifications, and to apply, go to:

Shane Nackerud
Director, Web Development
University of Minnesota Libraries
325 Walter Library
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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