Position: Head for Academic Technology Services
Deadline Date: Open until filled
New York University is seeking a Head for Academic Technology Services at the NYU Shanghai Library. NYU Shanghai is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the US as well as in China. A research university with liberal arts and sciences at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities that is also a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai will recruit scholars who are committed to our global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.
The Head for Academic Technology Services at NYU Shanghai Library leads and coordinates support for academic computing services and research/digital services for faculty and students. The Head manages the delivery, integration and support of systems, technology and equipment within the Library and its satellite spaces and provides academic technology support services to faculty in NYU Shanghai classrooms. Working directly with NYU Shanghai faculty, the Head coordinates faculty support, training and development for a variety of instructional and research technology services including learning management systems, e-reserves, digital research and scholarship, instructional pedagogy, and digital media production services for audio, video and image projects to enhance teaching and research.
The Head for Academic Technology Services works closely with staff of NYU Shanghai IT services, who provide the technical infrastructure, network services, desktop support at NYU Shanghai, NYU Global Technology Services (GTS) and NYU NY Division of Libraries. The Head reports to the Director of the NYU Shanghai Library.
About NYU and the Libraries:
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University (GNU) a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three degree-granting campuses - New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi - complemented by 12 additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.
The Library of NYU Shanghai will deliver and coordinate a wide range of academic services that support the teaching, learning and research of NYU Shanghai’s faculty and students. Drawing on the resources of the libraries at NYU New York, the NYU Shanghai library provides an opportunity to create a forward-looking 21st century library program and facility to serve a culturally diverse and academically talented population. NYU Shanghai is scheduled to open September 2013 with a class of 200 freshman and 150 visiting students, and is expected to grow over eight years to a target undergraduate student population of 2400 along with selected graduate programs.
Excellent benefits include vacation package, relocation assistance and a generous retirement package. Salary commensurate with experience.
To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include where you heard about this position. Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.
NYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.