Position: Head of Digital Technologies
Deadline: Applications requested by September 5, 2008.
The J. Willard Marriott Library has new librarian leadership opportunities as a result of the implementation of an innovative organizational restructuring and the completion of a $90 million, state of the art library renovation. We are moving quickly to new models of service and leadership. This position offers the opportunity to be a part of our transforming library.
General Description: Reporting to the Associate Director for Information Technology Services, the Head of Digital Technologies manages and advances the Marriott Library's digitization services. Of particular importance are managing scanning processes to create digital assets, develop and implement digital preservation strategies for the Library, and lead digital initiatives that advance the Library into its digital future. In addition to being responsible for the overall organization and delivering results, he/she works closely with Special Collections and other library divisions to develop digital collections, and with Scholarly Resources and Collections to develop metadata. He/she is also a leader in our regional cooperatives: the Mountain West Digital Library, Western Waters Digital Library, and the Western Soundscape Archive.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Salary and Benefits: Head of Digital Technologies $60,000. Excellent benefits including TIAA-CREF (14.2 University contribution) medical, dental, 25 days of annual vacation, 12 days sick leave, eligibility for sabbatical and professional development time.
Application Procedure – Send a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae and contact information of three references to:
Human Resources Director
J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
RANK AND SALARY: Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience.
Applications received by September 5, 2008 will be given full consideration. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer, encourages application from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of applicants and employees. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse background and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.