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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 541.
          Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

            Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 10:00:12 -0400 (EDT)
            From: "Jennifer J. Vinopal" <jv3@is.nyu.edu>
            Subject: Position Announcement, NYU Libraries

    Please address all correspondence regarding the following position to
    the address below, not to the poster of this email.

            Director, Information Technology Services, NYU

    Applications are invited for the position of Director of Information
    Technology Services at New York University Libraries. The position
    will have oversight of strategic decision-making for meeting
    technology needs for all Division of Libraries services, including
    NYU Press and TV and Media Services and will collaborate with NYU
    Information Technology Services in choosing technologies and
    establishing technical directions.

    Reporting directly to the Dean of Libraries, the Libraries Director of
    Information Technology Services is part of the Libraries senior
    management team. The position will have line responsibility for
    Library Systems, Database Management, Digital Library Development, and
    the Electronic Resources Center. The position has direct oversight
    responsibility for planning and managing the Libraries integrated
    management system, a GEAC Advance system. In addition, the position
    will have responsibility for coordinating and facilitating related
    Libraries information technology activities, including: the technical
    development support for Web-based services, technical development
    support for Libraries' computer-based instructional and research
    services (e.g., use of electronic texts), computing support for the
    NYU Press, and for the transition from analog to digital delivery of
    media services by the Libraries Avery Fisher Center and its Campus TV
    and Media Services.

    Qualifications include: A minimum of seven (7) years of related
    information technology experience, including both hands-on technology
    support and development and at least five (5) years of progressively
    responsible management of computing and information technology
    services in an academic, corporate or library setting; demonstrated
    leadership capabilities, including successful experience in strategic
    planning, complex project management, personnel management, and team
    leadership. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; highly
    developed analytical skills and experience in preparing budgets for
    information systems; commitment to service, teaching and innovation.
    Familiarity with hardware and software applications in DOS, Windows,
    Unix and Mac environments, including network operating systems;
    experience with LAN management; familiarity with telecommunications
    and Web development and implementation. Desirable qualifications
    include: Working knowledge of library automation systems, library
    standards (e.g., MARC, Z39.50, SGML, XML), evolving metadata
    standards, and digital library developments; experience in a
    university library or academic computing environment. Bachelors
    degree required; highly desirable is an advanced academic degree
    and/or other evidence of familiarity with end user perspectives in an
    academic environment; advanced degree in information systems or
    related field also desirable.

    Compensation and benefits: Compensation is competitive and includes
    excellent benefits including generous health and retirement annuity
    plans, tuition remission for self and eligible family members and 5
    weeks vacation/personal leave.

    Send letter of application, rsum, and names, addresses, and phone
    numbers of three references to: Janet Koztowski, Director of Human
    Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South,
    New York, NY 10012. NYU encourages applications from women and
    members of minority groups. Applications received by April 30, 2000,
    will be given full consideration.

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