Hello all--

Cornell Library is excited to announce a new  senior-level position, 
Chief Technology Strategist (CTS). If you know of individuals who 
would be interested in this position, I'd appreciate your passing 
this announcement along to them. I'd also be happy to talk to them 
about this opportunity.

Reporting directly to the University Librarian and serving as a key 
member of the senior management team, the CTS will:
    * Participate in the development of a shared vision for CUL's 
future that supports the mission of the University and is responsive 
to the changing information needs of its constituents.
    * Create and articulate an evolving technology strategy to 
support that vision, with ongoing input from key stakeholders
    * Identify the requisite technical solutions and priorities to 
achieve this strategy
    * Effectively communicate shared vision throughout CUL and the 
University's IT environment
    * Assess IT trends and innovations that will impact library directions
    * Represent the library in collaborative technology initiatives 
across the University and in national and international efforts
    * Expand the library's contributions to e-research and provide 
leadership in the development of a University cyberinfrastructure
    * Plan and direct collaborative research and development efforts 
with Computing and Information Sciences, Cornell Information 
Technology, Cornell Center for Advanced Computing, and other 
appropriate partners within and beyond Cornell
    * Enhance CUL's reputation as a leading research library for the 
21st century

Formal affiliation with the Information Science Program in the 
Cornell Faculty of Computing and Information Science for 
appropriately credentialed candidate, and academic rank dependent on 
education and experience.

Applications are accepted online.To apply for this position go to: 
search under the job category of Librarians, select posting number 
07563, and follow the instructions for online submission.  Please 
include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information 
for three references.  Applications requested by December 1, 
2007.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will 
continue until the position is filled.

Many thanks, Anne

Anne R. Kenney
Interim University Librarian
Cornell University Library
201 Olin Library
Ithaca, NY 14853
fax: 607-255-6788
email:  [log in to unmask]