Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology (AUL for LIT)

The University of Michigan Library seeks an Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology (AUL for LIT) to serve in a senior leadership role providing comprehensive and strategic management of all information technology for the library system, including oversight of the library system’s five departments.


Consistently ranked as one of the world’s largest academic research libraries, the University of Michigan Library offers a wealth of resources in both traditional and digital formats, encompassing more than 8.5 million print volumes and one of the finest digital collections in the world. The University of Michigan Library culture is one of innovation, collaboration, respect, and inclusion. Through the AUL for LIT’s leadership, the library will successfully balance library management technology needs while navigating a growing and complex frontier around advanced uses of library content, innovation, and broader collaboration as a major research university. The University of Michigan is a founding member and host to HathiTrust, a non-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries, and is an engaged and collaborative partner in programs such as the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Digital Library Federation.


The library’s mission is to support, enhance, and collaborate in the instructional, research, and service activities of faculty, students, and staff and contribute to the common good by collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, sharing, and creating the record of human knowledge. The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work.


Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, The AUL for Library IT leads the library’s IT Division, and will, in collaboration with partners in administration and their teams, create technology related strategic directions and objectives. Working within a collaborative environment, the AUL for LIT serves as a representative for the interests of the LIT division and the U-M Library while thoughtfully navigating the broader campus community at the University of Michigan and within the greater community of academic research libraries and their members.


More information about this opportunity can be found here. Kim Morrisson of Diversified Search and Beth Schaefer of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please submit your materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.


The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.