Librarian – Digital Projects (S04345P)

University of Texas at Arlington
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$64,000
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Posting Number S04345P

Position Title Librarian – Digital Projects (S04345P) Department Library Location Arlington Job Family Library Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm. This position may include non-traditional work hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of the university community. Some positions will have permanent overnight shifts.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $64,000. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

The UTA Libraries' Digital Projects Librarian focusing on Digital Humanities oversees external research and/or curriculum-focused digital projects wherein the Libraries partners with UTA faculty and/or students. This position focuses on project management and collaboration to ensure the successful development and implementation of digital projects. This position also involves serving as an advocate for open access and associated issues pertaining to scholarly impact and communication, as a member of the Open Partnerships & Services department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Digital project and partnership management

  • Builds relationships with Humanities and Social Science scholars at UTA to advance Libraries' partnership opportunities.
  • Assesses digital projects proposed for Libraries partnership according to established criteria.
  • Develops project plans for accepted partnerships, including establishing timelines, assigning tasks and resources, and planning for sustainable project futures.
  • Collaborates across multiple Libraries' departments and external partners to complete digital projects successfully.
  • Investigates and seeks funding where applicable to support digital project partnerships.
  • Advocates and educates about open access options for offering digital projects to the public.
  • Coordinates limited length projects that may include 2-4 full time staff members depending on project size and need.
  • Hires, trains, and supervises 1-2 student assistants.
  • Liaison Duties

  • Acts as subject liaison to academic department(s). This includes providing information literacy instruction, student research consultations, and faculty research support.
  • Other Duties as Assigned

    The library has various locations across campus. This is a non-tenure track position.

    Required Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited institution or related graduate degree.
  • Experience with Digital Humanities projects (including research and/or curricula).
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a researcher or librarian on Digital Humanities projects.
  • One (1) year of experience in one of the following areas: scholarly communication, digital project management, or research implementation.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to engage in advanced project planning and management skills, involving designing, leading, and completing a project within its intended scope and timeline.
  • Knowledge of the research process and evolving models of scholarly communication technologies and standards used in digital projects.
  • Knowledge of scholarly communication issues, such as copyright and open access.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Be an advocate and ally for equity, diversity, justice, and inclusion.
  • Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries' Guiding Principles through daily actions and behaviors.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Advanced customer experience skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations.
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to excel in a changing university environment.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title EEO Statement

    UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • How many years of experience do you have in Digital Humanities projects (including research and/or curricula)?
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • How many years of experience do you have in project management?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)
  • No skills/Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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