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From the GMR: Position Opening at the University of Chicago


Web Program Director

The University of Chicago Library is seeking an innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of Web Program Director to provide leadership and direction for the design, development, and maintenance of the University of Chicago Library's web presence.

Using an in-depth understanding of library resources, services, and bibliographic tools, the Web Program Director ensures the Library's web sites provide a wide variety of users access to the complex array of information, services, and resources available through the Library.

Working in a decentralized environment, the Director will provide leadership and coordination to develop a comprehensive web site strategy that is responsive to the needs of the user community, supports the Library's vision and goals, and ensures integration with the University's web sites and programs.

This new position will provide ongoing analysis and review of web-based library services to identify new technologies and approaches to improving the experience of the library researcher. Partnering with Library staff, the Web Program Director will lead formal assessments of web-based services and play a leading role in integrating discovery tools into our web presence.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by May 31will be assured consideration.

For a full description and application instructions, please visit http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/jobs/librarianvacant.html

Barbara Kern
Co-Director, Science Libraries Division
& Bibliographer for Astronomy, Astrophysics and Technology
The John Crerar Library, University of Chicago
5730 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637-1402
phone: 773-702-8717 fax: 773-702-3317
email: bkern@uchicago.edu

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