Digital Library Jobs: Department Head, Digital Library Services at Georgia State University Library

The Georgia State University Library is recruiting a Department Head, Digital Library Services.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Georgia State University Library seeks an enthusiastic, collegial, service-oriented and dynamic head of Digital Library Services who will provide leadership and management for information technologies, digital initiatives, and web services. The Digital Library Services Department Head, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Learning and Technology Initiatives, leads a department consisting of two library faculty and four staff members with an increase in staff anticipated in the near future, and serves on the library administrative team that provides overall direction for the library in fulfilling the research, teaching, and service mission of the University. The department head sets direction for the Library's information technology environment and services through strategic planning, resource allocation and management, assessment, and policy development. Encourages creativity in digital and information technology initiatives that respond to and anticipate user needs and ensures that the library's technology programs, services, and infrastructure are responsive to the academic needs of the Georgia State community. Oversees the management and operations of the Digital Library Services department; plans, organizes, prioritizes, and reports on the work of the department; prepares or reviews annual budget and identifies resource requirements for short-term and long-term projects to ensure adequate IT support is available; provides leadership in development of digital and information technology initiatives and web-based services; leads in the development of a content digitization, storage, and access strategy; leads cross-functional projects to ensure goals and projects are completed according to scope, timeline and budget; creates and articulates an evolving technology strategy, with ongoing input from key stakeholders at all levels of the organization and throughout the University; maintains current awareness of digital library technologies; and contributes and actively participates in local, national, and international meetings and organizations to stay abreast of library IT developments and trends and to promote Georgia State University Libraries.