GPO Director, Projects and Systems Position; Application January 14

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This position serves as the Director, Projects and Systems, responsible for providing the strategic direction, management, and oversight of the daily operations for all systems and services in support of Library Services & Content Management (LSCM).  The Director will be responsible for leading project teams in gathering, analyzing and documenting LSCM business requirements; modeling current future state of business systems and processes and converting business requirements into appropriate system development lifecycle documents and performs the following:
  • Supervises the implementation, operation and administration of library information systems, telecommunications and multimedia services for the Library Services & Content Management staff.
  • Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.   
  • Develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary.
  • Contributes effectively to strategies and decisions with agency-wide implications regarding integrated systems, web enabled applications, and applications developments.
  • Manages LSCM’s systems and application projects that are planned/developed/deployed using GPO-wide enterprise applications.
  • Serves as an expert in the organization, development and implementation of multiple technical projects and as a project manager of all IT procurements, service contracts etc. 
  • Serves as a technical project manager, team leader, or chairperson for library working groups, task teams, committees, etc. responsible for specific system development or systems enhancement projects or tasks. 
  • Initiates, establishes and maintains professional relationships with librarians, and other major national information services to accrue a broad range of technical information activities that require substantial depth of analysis in order to share resources and information. 
  • Presents papers at conferences, seminars, or meetings in librarianship and other relevant fields. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
John Carlo Bertot, Ph.D.
Professor and Co-Director
Information Policy & Access Center

MLS Program Director

College of Information Studies
University of Maryland
4105 Hornbake Building, South Wing
College Park, MD 20742
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Phone: 301.405.3267
Fax: 301.314.9145

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