Reporting to the ReCAP Executive Director, the Assistant Director of Information Technology (IT) assists with setting and executing ReCAP product strategy, IT infrastructure policies and the overall product and technical roadmaps, including the development of ReCAP’s cloud and digital preservation platforms. As part of their daily responsibilities, they inform and facilitate software selection, development, and licensing, maintain relationships with ReCAP partners, and engage in collaborative projects in support of ReCAP’s strategic priorities. The Assistant Director also works on strategic collaborations with peer institutions and ReCAP partners and is expected to maintain a professional presence by attending and presenting ReCAP’s work at key conferences and other professional events.
ReCAP Partner Library Engagement
This position represents ReCAP IT at the administrative level, working closely with colleagues in ReCAP's partner libraries, the IT Directors at the partner libraries, and Princeton University who serves as ReCAP's administrative host.
Strategic and External Engagement: Maintains awareness of trends in academic library computing by engaging with partner organizations on collaborative initiatives and taking opportunities to share information.
Campus Community Engagement: Represents ReCAP on relevant, operational IT-related committees and working groups and leads ReCAP’s role in collaborations with other departmental IT groups, such as that of the OIT and the Princeton University Library IT Department. Works with OIT’s Architecture and Security Review group (ASR) on the procurement of new software.
Professional Engagement: Attends relevant conferences, training, and other events to ensure that their skills and knowledge of trends and best practices in the academic and library IT profession are up to date, and that Princeton is adequately represented in the professional arena.
Technical skills and experience:
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