Associate Dean for Digital Strategies & Innovation

The University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership
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Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks to recruit an Associate Dean for Digital Strategies & Innovation. This key position reports directly to the Dean of Libraries and serves as a member of the Libraries’ senior management team to collaboratively advance the Libraries’ strategic plan. This position provides comprehensive, strategic management of the technology division in support of the Libraries’ technology-related goals and objectives. The professionals in this division support a portfolio of complex systems needed to operate the Libraries, in partnership with campus stakeholders and other institutions. This position collaborates with other Libraries divisions to integrate appropriate technology into library services and is responsible for building relationships with technology partners across the campus to enable successful library technology in a higher education setting.

 The Digital Innovation and Development division employs over 20 professionals and provides technical leadership for major initiatives including repositories, the virtual library experience, and access to online research tools for teaching and learning. This division also supports campus researchers by offering expertise and partnerships in data management plans, informatics, researcher workflows, web development, digitization, and digital preservation. 

The University of Oklahoma and the University Libraries are dedicated to building and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable educational and work environment. We seek to create an atmosphere in which diverse thought and experiences are valued and that promises opportunities to succeed and thrive. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.  Named an “Education Futurist” and recipient of a Campus Technology Innovators Award, the University of Oklahoma Libraries’ award-winning facilities and resources create opportunities for faculty and students to excel.  We invest in our organization by recruiting individuals committed to superior user experience and by actively strengthening and expanding our skills and capabilities.

 A full leadership profile is available upon request.

 Applications, nominations, and inquiries of interest may be sent in confidence to the University’s executive recruitment consultant:


Chelsie Whitelock, Principal

Buffkin / Baker

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