20.415 job: digital librarian at Maryland

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:04:13 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 415.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 07:59:01 +0000
         From: Susan Schreibman <sschreib_at_umd.edu>
         Subject: Digital Librarian position at U of Maryland

University of Maryland Libraries

Title: Librarian (Digital Collections)
Category: Non-Tenured Faculty, Full-Time (12-Month Appointment)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive=

Exciting opportunity to help build a new and=20
dynamic program in digital collections and=20
research at the largest university library system=20
in the Washington DC-Baltimore area. The UM=20
Libraries serve the College Park campus, the=20
flagship of the 13-member University System of=20
Maryland. See http://www.lib.umd.edu/ for more information.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Digital Collections=20
Librarian will support and manage projects=20
coordinated by the office of Digital Collections=20
and Research. (See=20
Working in a team-based environment and sharing=20
or dividing duties as assignments and skills=20
indicate with a second Digital Collections=20
Librarian, the incumbent will research, evaluate,=20
test and recommend various methodologies,=20
standards, and software used in the creation of=20
digital collections and their long-term=20
preservation; contribute to best practice=20
documentation; provide expertise to others in the=20
library and in the university in the creation of=20
digital collections; and participate in grant writing and training=

master=92s degree in library or information science=20
or a master's degree in a relevant disciplinary=20
area. Minimum two years of relevant experience in=20
a digital library or digital humanities center or=20
initiative. Demonstrated experience bringing=20
digital projects to completion. Supervisory=20
experience desirable. Ability to work=20
collaboratively and to set and manage priorities=20
in a team environment. Strong interpersonal and=20
communication skills. Interest and ability to=20
meet promotion and permanent status requirements=20
as a member of the library faculty of the UM Libraries.

Electronic applications are preferred. For full=20
consideration, submit a cover letter, a resume=20
and the names and addresses of three references=20
by February 16, 2007. Applications accepted until=20
the position is filled. Send resume by e-mail to=20
=AC=AC=AC=AC=AC=AC=ACmjwillia_at_umd.edu, or by fax to=20
301-314-6293 or to Jane Williams, Room 7107,=20
McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011.
Full job description is at=


Susan Schreibman, PhD
Assistant Dean
Head of Digital Collections and Research
McKeldin Library
University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742

Phone: 301 314 0358
Fax: 301 314 9408
Email: sschreib_at_umd.edu

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