Position Available: Michigan--Digital Resources and Systems Librarian
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- Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 11:23:43 -0500
- From: "Sterbenz, John" <jsterben@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Position Available: Michigan--Digital Resources and Systems Librarian
Digital Resources and Systems Librarian
Kresge eLibrary at the University of Michigan Business School seeks a dynamic forward thinking individual with very strong technical skills to strengthen the eLibrary's information technology products and services. The University of Michigan Business School (UMBS) is located in Ann Arbor on the Central Campus of the University. Consistently rated as one of the top ten business schools in the United States offering MBA programs, The Business School is committed to innovation and the use of advanced technologies. The Kresge eLibrary provides a wide array of print and electronic resources and this is an integral part of the information technology infrastructure of the school. For more information visit the eLibrary's web site at <http://eres.bus.umich.edu>.
Responsibilities include but not limited to: a self starter to provide leadership in planning, implementing and managing information technology that will build the next generation business research center, with complete library services to The University of Michigan Business School faculty, students, and staff when and where they need them. Represent the library's technology interests and needs to the UMBS Computing Services Department. Provide technical expertise to support library staff with the integration of web-based resources into library instruction, online tutorials, and reference services. Collaborate with University Libraries and other campus units on digital initiatives and university-wide projects that impact UMBS library operations. Collaborate with the eLibrary's Advanced Technologies Librarian in investigating leading edge technologies, testing new software, recommending and implementing appropriate systems in support of library services. Coordinate and gui!
de the evolution of the library's web site as the front-end to a comprehensive online business library supporting the UMBS curriculum.
The minimum qualifications for this position include a Master's Degree in Library Science. Minimum of 3 years experience managing and implementing systems. A minimum of 1 year supervisory experience in an academic setting. An understanding of how information is organized, accessed, and used to support the academic mission of a research university. Demonstrated project management skills, including experience managing the implementation of an integrated library system. Experience with networking and systems including OCLC, Unix, and Windows operating platforms, web programming and scripting languages. Familiarity with emerging trends and standards in digital libraries (e. g. SGML/XML, digital conversion, e-publishing). Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Other desired qualifications include experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc. integrated library system.
Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2002.
The University of Michigan Business School,
Kresge Business Administration eLibrary, K3330
Tomalee Doan, Director
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234