Head, Library Systems & Technology Applications

University of the Pacific


Head, Library Systems & Technology Applications


The University of the Pacific seeks a forward-thinking, innovative, results-oriented leader for the position of Head, Systems & Technology Applications.  Reporting to the Assistant Dean of the University Library, this position is responsible for the overall coordination of systems and technology applications services for the University of the Pacific University Library.  As part of the Access & Discovery Services Division of the University Library, the Systems & Technology Applications Unit supports the University Library’s network infrastructure, staff and public computer equipment and software, databases and applications, the University Library’s discovery service (POUNCE), online catalog (PacifiCat), digital collections, and web environment as well as the Information Commons and the Multimedia Studio. Duties Include: develop and implement the overall direction and resulting priorities, goals, and objectives for University Library systems and technology services, actively participate in the development of the University Library’s online presence and the electronic services and applications that extend information services, and research assistance beyond the physical building; provide leadership and direction for all aspects (public and technical) of the University Library’s Information Commons and Multimedia Studio programs, manage 3 full-time employees by providing supervision, mentoring, and training to maintain a competent and productive staff.



Required:  ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or demonstrated equivalent gained though experience in an academic library, minimum of three years significant and progressively responsible management experience in an academic library in a technical setting, substantial knowledge and experience with integrated library systems (ILS), working knowledge and familiarity of PC and Macintosh desktop and network operating systems, server administration, Unix/Linux, Oracle and SQL database environments.  Preferred: Experience with the Aleph ILS, Illiad or EBSCO products and services, experience with cloud-based computing solutions and services, content management systems, LDAP and/ or remote patron authentification, and demonstrated knowledge and skill of a scripting language, in web design and/or web application development.


For full job description see: http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/AdministrationOffices/Business-and-Finance-Division/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities/Staff-Positions-Stockton.html


To apply, email cover letter, resume, names & contact information of 3 current references along with completed online application (found at www.pacific.edu/hr) or apply in person at Department of Human Resources, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211. Competitive compensation package including tuition remission. Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its workforce.



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