Location: Baltimore, MD
Posted: November 06, 2018
Application Deadline: November 16, 2018
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Teresa Reese at email@example.com
1000 Hilltop Circle, Library Administration
Baltimore, MD, 21250
The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County seeks an experienced manager to become a key member of the Library Executive Team and to provide future vision, oversight, leadership and strategic direction for the library's information technology infrastructure including the exploration, integration and implementation of new and emerging technologies. This permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track library faculty position at the rank of Librarian II reports to the Library Director.
The Associate Director works closely with the UMBC Division of Information Technology (DoIT) to advise library leadership on current, new and emerging library applications and knowledge systems that will advance the library's vision, mission and strategic plan (https://library.umbc.edu/admin/StrategicPlan2018.pdf).
Leads the library's investigation and implementation of emerging technology to better serve library's clientele.
Develops a technology plan that builds on the University and Library strategic plans to address new opportunities and pursue possibilities of adapting and applying technology solutions.
In collaboration with the Director and Associate Directors, participates in library planning; serves on library-wide, university and university system committees and task forces including the Library Executive Council.
Represents the UMBC Library on appropriate state, regional and national committees.
Represents the UMBC Library in the adoption and technical integration of new University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions technology projects.
Works in partnership with the campus DoIT for discovery, planning and implementation of new technology and insures that library systems and computing are robust and operational.
Keeps current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and costs.
Provides leadership in coordinating and defining technology requirements for library-wide projects and initiatives.
Oversees Library Information Technology Services composed of library faculty and staff and student employees and works with other areas of the library and university that are affiliated with technology.
Manage a full time staff of four and student workers.