Associate University Librarian
The University Libraries seek a highly collaborative, innovative and empathic visionary to lead the development, administration, and implementation of data and digital strategies within the Libraries that support and enrich every stage of the scholarly process for UB faculty, researchers, and students. Reporting to the Vice Provost for University Libraries, the Associate University Librarian for Distinctive Collections & Digital Programs serves as a member of the Libraries' Executive Team and will be the chief strategist who collaborates with key stakeholders to curate, classify, visualize, manage, and archive research data that researchers, scholars and students seek, create, use, and share. The Distinctive Collections & Digital Programs unit supports information technology, cataloging/metadata, health sciences data/information, scholarly communication, special collections and archives with approximately 42 FTE. The successful candidate will: * serve as the Libraries' chief strategist who collaborates with key stakeholders to curate, classify, visualize, manage, and archive research data that researchers, scholars and students seek, create, use, and share; * build and strengthen relationships with IT leaders on campus to create partnerships that advance the university's mission in research, teaching and learning; * ensure that the Libraries maintain a scalable and sustainable technical infrastructure and user-friendly and effective Web presence in ways that promote innovation, scholarship, and learning; * advocate for scholarly communication services that promote barrier-free availability of scholarly resources, including open educational resources and affordable course content, author rights and fair use, and repository outreach and rights management; * represent the University Libraries in university-wide planning for collections and scholarly communication initiatives and in local, regional and national arenas. The portfolio of responsibilities includes, but is not limited to: * Leading the conception, development and implementation of technology projects that meet the goals and objectives of the Libraries and the university, conform to establish standards, and are completed on time and within budget; * Developing effective technologies, so
The University Libraries seek a highly collaborative, innovative and empathic visionary to lead the development, administration, and implementation of data and digital strategies within the Libraries that support and enrich every stage of the scholarly process for UB faculty, researchers, and students. Reporting to the Vice Provost for University Libraries, the Associate University Librarian for Distinctive Collections & Digital Programs serves as a member of the Libraries' Executive Team and will be the chief strategist who collaborates with key stakeholders to curate, classify, visualize, manage, and archive research data that researchers, scholars and students seek, create, use, and share. The Distinctive Collections & Digital Programs unit supports information technology, cataloging/metadata, health sciences data/information, scholarly communication, special collections and archives with approximately 42 FTE. The successful candidate will: * serve as the Libraries' chief strategist who collaborates with key stakeholders to curate, classify, visualize, manage, and archive research data that researchers, scholars and students seek, create, use, and share; * build and strengthen relationships with IT leaders on campus to create partnerships that advance the university's mission in research, teaching and learning; * ensure that the Libraries maintain a scalable and sustainable technical infrastructure and user-friendly and effective Web presence in ways that promote innovation, scholarship, and learning; * advocate for scholarly communication services that promote barrier-free availability of scholarly resources, including open educational resources and affordable course content, author rights and fair use, and repository outreach and rights management; * represent the University Libraries in university-wide planning for collections and scholarly communication initiatives and in local, regional and national arenas. The portfolio of responsibilities includes, but is not limited to: * Leading the conception, development and implementation of technology projects that meet the goals and objectives of the Libraries and the university, conform to establish standards, and are completed on time and within budget; * Developing effective technologies, so