15.607 job at Virginia

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 607.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 07:25:41 +0100
             From: "David M. Seaman" <dms8f@etext.lib.Virginia.EDU>
             Subject: Faculty job at the Electronic Text Center, University of

    Associate Director, Electronic Text Center
    University of Virginia Library

    The University of Virginia Library seeks a creative, energetic leader to
    help direct and develop the Electronic Text Center
    <http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/>, an internationally-known library
    service for humanities computing.

    Environment: The University Library system consists of eleven libraries,
    with independent libraries for health sciences, law, and business. The
    libraries serve 12,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students and 1,000
    teaching faculty. The Library's homepage can be accessed at
    <http://www.lib.virginia.edu>. Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village
    and the historic Grounds provide an inspiring background for teaching,
    learning, and research.

    Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of the Electronic Text
    Center, the Associate Director provides leadership for Etext Center
    grants and major initiatives, including large-scale text database
    aggregation, ebook conversion, and Print on Demand. Coordinates major
    Center activities including faculty projects, and staff training in XML
    and XSL. Facilitates the development and use of appropriate standards
    for building and acquiring digital text and related image collections.

    Qualifications: Master's degree in library/information science or a
    related field. Demonstrated involvement in humanities computing.
    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of digital library concepts.
    Understanding of, and commitment to, library technologies for long-term
    data creation, especially XML and the Text Encoding Initiative.
    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Strong
    customer service orientation and evidence of teaching/training skills
    desired. Commitment to professional growth and development. Commitment
    to diversity.

    Salary and Benefits: Salary competitive, depending on qualifications.
    General faculty status. The University of Virginia offers excellent
    benefits, including 22 days of vacation and TIAA/CREF and other optional
    retirement plans.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
    the position is filled. Applications received by May 14 will receive
    priority review. Send letter of application explaining how your
    experience addresses the needs cited above, a resume, and names,
    addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers of three references to:
    Mr. Alan R. Napier (arn3c@virginia.edu), Director of Library Human
    Resources and Planning, Alderman Library, PO Box 400114, University of
    Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4114.

    The University and the Libraries have a strong commitment to achieving
    diversity among faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is an
    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities are encouraged
    to apply.

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