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Academic Technology and Rich Media Librarian
The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Academic Technology and Rich Media
Librarian to join the Libraries’ Information Technology Department (21 staff plus student assistants). The NCSU Libraries is
working to make available advanced technologies that support university teaching and research. With the opening of the
James B. Hunt Jr. Library, the IT department will provide technical and infrastructure support for new advanced technology
spaces including the Creativity Studio, the Teaching and Visualization Lab, the Gaming Lab, the Immersion Theater, and
media production studios. Major technologies include large-­‐scale display, visualization, ultra-­‐HD imagery, multi-­‐touch
computing, gaming, streaming media, classroom capture, communication technologies, collaborative software, and cloud
Serve as the Libraries’ principal resource on rich media technologies and applications
Serve as technical lead on library teams working with faculty and students to integrate rich media technologies
and spaces with research and academic work
Supervise programming and design staff who support the Libraries’ advanced technology spaces in the D.H. Hill
Library and the James B. Hunt Jr. Library
Participate in developing and delivering technology workshops and training for faculty, students, and researchers
Manage technology planning and implementation for teaching and research projects involving high-­‐technology
learning spaces
Collaborate with campus partners, including the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Distance Education
and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA)
Work with corporate technology partners to integrate cutting-­‐edge and emerging technologies into the Libraries
Required Qualifications
ALA-­‐accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree in a relevant field, such as computer science or educational
Experience with applications of technology to research and educational practice
Familiarity with areas such as graphic design, animation, gaming, high-­‐resolution imagery, or media production
Experience with translating user needs into technology services
Proven project management skills and ability to thrive in a fast-­‐paced, project-­‐oriented environment
Excellent problem solving skills, with a proven ability to apply new software and hardware in a dynamic
technology environment
Outstanding oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated commitment to
customer service
Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution
Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with collaborative teams of developers, designers, and/or system administrators
Experience with IT systems and infrastructure, including streaming media, multimedia asset management, server
infrastructure, networked storage, and desktop computing
Supervisory experience
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