The George Washington University Libraries are recruiting a Director of Scholarly Technology.
Here's an excerpt from the ad:
- The Director envisions plans, and implements collaborative strategies for current and future digital library applications to achieve organizational goals within budgets and timescales.
- The director plans, manages, administers, and is accountable for CIC areas and digital library operations, specifically: user interface development, virtual exhibits, digital repositories, digital library development, and digitization systems.
- Direct the development of library systems, web presence and usability, library automated operations, online services, and discovery systems.
- The director will work closely with the Director of Library Information Technology and with the Director, Content Management who is in charge of CIC outreach and business development.
- He or she will be expected to liaise heavily with all library entities including Library Public Services, Special Collections, Content Management, the Library Information Technology team, and other library stakeholders.
- The director collaborates with the University Division of IT and Academic Technologies. The Director also fosters and sustains operational and strategic relationships with peer institutions, consortia, and information system vendors.
- The director participates in Library planning, serves on Library, University-wide and Washington Research Library Consortium committees.
- The Director is a member of the advisory group, which shares responsibility for Libraries planning, budget allocation, and strategic programs.
- The director is expected to be active in the national digital library environment, and contribute to developments in the field.
- Reporting to the Director of Scholarly Technology are: The digital library programmer analyst, the web developer, the library systems coordinator and the digitization operations manager.
- The Director of Scholarly Technology will report to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Content Management.