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Associate Director for Digital Library Programmes and Information Technologies

Employer: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
Location: Oxford
Salary: £72,000 - £80,000 pa
Published Date: 9 Jun 2011
Status: Permanent
Ref: A110606

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Associate Director for Digital Library

Programmes and Information Technologies

£72,000 - £80,000 pa

Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

The Bodleian Libraries, the research libraries of the University of Oxford, seek an Associate Director to join its senior executive team and to lead the Digital Library Systems and Services and IT staff.

You will provide strategic vision and direction for the Bodleian Digital Systems and Services, planning activities relating to digital library development, data curation, and the application of information technologies to further the mission of the Bodleian Libraries in support of teaching and research and you will represent Oxford in national and international discussions relating to digital libraries and information technologies in libraries.

Equipped with a strong knowledge of digital library and IT developments supporting knowledge management and discovery, you will have proven leadership and innovation in the field and in higher education as demonstrated through papers, presentations, and successful grant and foundation applications.

A collaborative and effective management style, good budgeting skills, the ability to deliver projects on time and on budget, and the ability to perform gracefully in a fast-paced and challenging environment are essential for the candidate.

The Bodleian offers the opportunity to open up access to outstanding special collections, the chance to contribute to the transformation of services for the world’s leading scholars and researchers, and the ability to work in a collegial and thriving environment.


Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The University of Oxford is introducing a new e-recruitment system and this vacancy is one of a small number included in the pilot of an early version of our online application form.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:


Only applications received before midday on Tuesday 5th July 2011 can be considered. Interviews will be held on 26th and 27th July 2011. You will be required to upload a covering letter and CV as part of your online application.

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