Head, Digital User Experience Department at Indiana University

The Indiana University Libraries are recruiting a Head, Digital User Experience Department.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Head of the Digital User Experience Department will be charged with the development of a holistic vision for the user's experience and implementation of a comprehensive digital strategy and operational plans for the IU Libraries Bloomington web presence. This position oversees the development of content, design, and integration of online library services with campus online environments including the course management system (Oncourse) and campus administrative portals (i.e., OneStart). Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library Academic Services, this position will lead a department of 1 librarian and 1 professional staff member as well as coordinate the work activities of 1.5 developers. Responsibilities will include effective integration of discovery tools for electronic resources; development of integrated resources in a variety of environments based on the principles of user-centered design; oversight of the web publishing infrastructure and ensuring compliance with the University and industry standards for security, privacy, and accessibility; implementation of transformative technologies (such as Web 2.0); ongoing user testing and redesign; and other assessments of the web-based services. The Head of the Digital User Experience Department will also serve as an active member of one of the Libraries' Discipline Focused Working Groups (Area Studies, Arts and Humanities, Sciences, or Social Sciences). The successful candidate must be able to selectively and strategically implement technology trends and solutions, have demonstrated experience with learning technologies, and possess a strong understanding of information technology environments in higher education. This position will work closely with Library Technologies and Digital Libraries and be a liaison to appropriate divisions within University Information Technology Services.