University of Maryland, Baltimore
Associate Director, Library Computing and Technology (Librarian II or III) - (1800003V)
As a key member of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) Leadership team, the Associate Director of Library Computing and Technology provides leadership for the library's information technology projects and infrastructure including the exploration, integration and implementation of new and emerging technologies. This faculty position advises library leadership on current, new and emerging library applications and knowledge systems advancing the HS/HSL vision, mission, and strategic plan. The Associate Director provides vision, oversight, and leadership for HS/HSL staff, public, and classroom computing; the HS/HSL Innovation Space; the internal library network and computing infrastructure; web development; instructional/collaboration technology and facilities; and technology initiatives.
Working in a highly collaborative library and university environment, the Associate Director will manage 6.5 staff consisting of an internal library network administrator, web developers, support staff, an instructional technology specialist, and an emerging technologies librarian. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track position at a rank of Librarian II or Ill, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Executive Director Health Sciences and Human Services Library.
Plan and develop the knowledge infrastructure, tools, and digital resources supporting the HS/HSL's role in inter-professional education, collaboration, outreach, informatics, and translational science.
Maintain an open dialog and relationship with campus IT leadership on critical issues regarding the University of Maryland computing network and infrastructure, insuring a cohesive and unified approach
Collaborate with campus partners, diverse groups, teams, and committees for informed decision-making regarding the information technology infrastructure needed for HS/HSL.
Supervise the Computing and Technology Services staff, setting goals consistent with those in the HS/HSL and University Strategic Plans and Campus IT Plan.
Engage in strategic visioning and planning for new and emerging technologies in an academic health sciences library environment.
Represent the HS/HSL on campus, system, regional, and national health and library information technology committees.
Represent the HS/HSL in the adoption and technical integration of new University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions technology projects.
Support emerging partnerships with the clinical enterprise in the integration of knowledge and evidence-based resources into the electronic health record and into other clinical tools.
Balance technology needs with fiscal realities.
Identify library technology-oriented grant opportunities.
Participate in library or campus research using library application expertise.
Professional participation through presentations or publications regarding innovative library applications for practice, or programs in health sciences libraries.
Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited program
Previous experience in an academic setting
Minimum of 3 years of experience managing and developing staff.
Minimum of 3 years of experience developing projects in library applications, knowledge management systems, and new/emerging technologies.
Experience developing and executing a strategic plan.
Demonstrated project management and planning skills.
Familiarity and experience with systems and applications advancing library services, knowledge informatics resources, and productivity in a Microsoft enterprise environment.
Demonstrated deep experience with Microsoft Windows and Office.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
Demonstrated creative and innovative problem-solving skills
Willingness and ability to travel both in-state and out-of-state for meetings and conferences
Demonstrated experience and scholarship sufficient to be eligible for appointment at the rank of Librarian II under the University of Maryland Baltimore Criteria and Procedures relating to the Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status for Librarian Faculty
Experience in an academic health sciences environment
Ability to develop, articulate, and advocate a vision for library applications, knowledge-based systems, analyze and apply trends in new and emerging technologies, and the resources needed to support them in a team setting.
Ability to effectively lead a team of individuals with differing perspectives and skill sets.
Demonstrated knowledge of, and expertise in, new and emerging technologies and strategic plan development.
Application materials must include your CV/resume; a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; three references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating
University of Maryland, Baltimore
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The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists. Under the leadership of University President David J. Ramsay, DM, DPhil, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The UMB BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation. Sponsored research totaled $380 million in Fiscal Year 2006. With 5,300 students and 6,600 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $16 in financial activity for every $1 invested in it by the state. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public. Mission The University of Maryland, Baltimore is the state's public academic health and law university devoted to professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. Using state-of-the-art technological support, UMB educates leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, social services and law. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning, and just treatment of the people it serves, the campus fosters economic development in the state. UMB is committed to ensuring that the knowledge it generates provides maximum benefit to society, directly enhancing the community.