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Subject: Director, Library Technology Services, University of Oregon Libraries

1.  Director, Library Technology Services, University of Oregon Libraries

Posted 15 days ago
Review of Applications begin January 2, 2018.

The Director of Library Technology Services (LTS) is a creative, strategic, and experienced technology leader charged with overseeing and directing the LTS department, which includes three teams covering Core Systems and Infrastructure, Applications Development and Integration, and Computer Support Services. The Director oversees major systems, operations, and services for the Libraries, including the library management system, discovery platform, digital repository systems, the interlibrary loan system, various applications for library-wide functions, application development, and staff and public computing. S/he will also provide leadership and take responsibility for the functioning and maintenance of the Libraries' main web site and interfaces.

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Libraries and the UO's Chief Academic Technology Officer, this position works closely with the Head of Digital Scholarship Services, the Head of Data Services, and the Director for the Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET). The person in this position will also develop or modify new and existing infrastructure to support technology-intensive programs and services such as data management, digital scholarship, and digital publishing. This position collaborates closely with technology partners across the campus, as well as with the Libraries' research and instructional librarians to integrate appropriate technology into library and academic support services.

The incumbent will oversee LTS budgets, policies, purchasing, licensing, and operations, and will supervise a group of talented librarians and technologists to help the Libraries carry out its technology-intensive strategies. The incumbent will enhance direct technology services for staff and users by developing goals and measures to assess program success. For a full job posting, including instructions on how to apply, please visit the UO Career Website at

Helen Y. Chu
Associate Dean of Libraries and
Chief Academic Technology Officer
University of Oregon Libraries
1299 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1299
541.346.1235 ::

Kathlin Smith
Director of Communications
Council on Library and Information Resources
Washington DC
(202) 939-4754