[Irtalk] Fwd: [WEB4LIB] Position Post (reposted): Head of Library Systems, California State University, Sacramento

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 22:33:05 SAST 2016

An example of taking library IT very seriously!

*Hilton Gibson*
Stellenbosch University Library

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From: Zhang, Bin <bzhang at csus.edu>
Date: 7 January 2016 at 22:24
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Position Post (reposted): Head of Library Systems,
California State University, Sacramento
To: WEB4LIB at listserv.nd.edu


California State University, Sacramento (aka Sacramento State) has just
reposted the position for the Head of Library Systems.  Here is the
complete position announcement:

Administrator II - Head of Library Information Systems, University Library

Job ID: 101554
Full/Part time: Full-time
Job Code: 3312 Administrator II
Department: Library

Salary and Hours

The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of
qualifications. This is a California State University Management Personnel
Plan (MPP) position with an attractive package, which includes but is not
limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12 paid
holidays; excellent chose of medical, dental and vision insurance, long
term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Salary Range: $3,635.00 - $12,212.00 per month.
Recruitment Range: $3,635.00 - $8,000.00 per month.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with some nights and

Job Summary

The Head of Library Information Systems reports to the Dean of the
University Library, and serves to provide leadership and direction for
innovative services and technologies. The position will define and
articulate the vision, strategic directions, and priorities for information
technology in a dynamic environment that values creativity, teamwork, and

The Head of Library Information Systems is responsible for the management
of the Library Information Systems Department, which includes planning,
budgeting, and setting policy for information resources in the University
Library  The Head of Library Information Systems directly supervises staff
responsible for desktop support, application development, the Library web
sites, supporting digital services, infrastructure architecture and
administration and supports staff in the performance of their duties. The
individual will lead a service-oriented program that researches, develops,
and supports advanced information systems for the Library, and ensures
excellent operational management of information systems and support of end
users. Head of Library Information Systems provides leadership in
coordinating and defining system requirements and tasks for library-wide
projects and initiatives. The Head of Library Information Systems will work
closely with Library Administration, Unive!
 rsity IT, and other stakeholders to take advantage of technological
developments that enhance teaching, learning, research and scholarship.

For more information on the University Library, please visit:


This position is defined in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the
California State University. It is excluded from the collective bargaining
process and is also exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor
Standards Act (FLSA).

For more information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the
California State University visit:

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other
relevant field and/or equivalent training and administrative work
experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
-5 years of IT experience with a record of progressive experience in IT
-Successful human and financial resource management experience.
-Experience working with commercial vendors of library-centric hardware,
software, and other related products and services (experience with Ex
Libris systems preferred).
-Successful supervisory experience.

-Knowledge and understanding of current trends in library and educational
technology in higher education.
-Proven expertise with current technologies, platforms, and products that
support library information technology.
-Excellent customer service skills with a commitment to customer service.
-Project management, analytical and problem-solving skills Record of
successful innovation in applications of information technology.
-Evidence of effective communication (written and verbal) skills.
-Strong interpersonal skills.
-Collaborative work ethic and the ability to build effective partnerships,
articulate goals, and negotiate priorities.
-Demonstrated history of and commitment to building and maintaining a
diverse work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience with library systems and applications.
-Experience with creating documentation.
-Experience with interface design and usability testing.
-Experience with image and/or text based institutional repositories and
best practices in digital projects.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate selected will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work
in the U.S.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest
degree earned.
CSUS is not a sponsoring Agency For Staff or Management Positions (i.e.

Background Check
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with
California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete
the background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento
employees who apply for the position.

Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may
have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected
candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement
of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual
basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend
this training every other year thereafter.

Child Abuse and Neglect Report
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under
the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to
comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University
Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the
principle of diversity in all areas.  We consider qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age,
gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or
disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully
authorized to accept employment in the United States.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act
and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional
information, visit http://www.csus.edu/aba/police/

Application Deadline
Applications received by Monday, February 15, 2016 by 5:00pm will be
considered in the first review process and will continue until the position
is filled.

How To Apply

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs webpage
located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment/.

External applicants can apply by clicking on the Staff and Management
Opportunities at Sacramento State link. Internal applicants can apply by
logging on My Sac State.

Please note: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application
Click link for additional instructions on how to apply:

To ensure consideration, applicants must submit the following materials to
the on-line application:

1. Letter of interest. If you currently hold a tenured faculty position and
you are interested in
    retreat rights to tenured faculty position at Sacramento State, please
let us know in your cover
    letter/letter of interest.
2. Current curriculum vitae/resume
3. Three (3) references who can speak to a broad range of candidate's
professional qualifications (include name, email address, and telephone

For questions regarding this search, contact:
Celeste DeSouza
HR/Employee Services
Celeste.DeSouza at csus.edu


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