Non-Tenure-Stream Position: Data Stewardship | University of Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, PA, US

The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking to fill a faculty position in Data Stewardship at an Assistant/Associate Professor level – Position #134534 (Non-Tenure Stream). The initial appointment is expected to be three years. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017. We are looking for an experienced practitioner and scholar in Data Stewardship who can demonstrate an in-depth understanding of data curation, data documentation and data preservation, specifically: Current best practices and policy surrounding active data management through the data lifecycle, including data collection, data management plans, data storage, data quality and reproducibility
Experience of handling research data including application of data standards and formats, data description and documentation, metadata schema for disciplinary data, data citation and persistent identifiers, data publication, data analysis, data visualization, data re-use and metrics. Contemporary good practice in data selection and appraisal, data infrastructure including data repository software platforms, and long-term data preservation strategies. An awareness of diverse disciplinary data practices, research workflows and workflow platforms, as well as an in-depth knowledge of particular domain(s).

Project Manager: Women of Design | Virginia Tech

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Blacksburg, VA, US

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech seeks a service-oriented, innovative, technically savvy, and self-motivated Project Manager to lead the “Women of Design: Revealing Women’s Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment” digitization project. Over the course of two years, the “Women of Design” project will select, digitize, describe, and provide virtual access to approximately 800 cubic feet of material from Virginia Tech’s Special Collections that illuminate the contributions of women to architecture and design in the United States and across the world from 1929 to 2010. The Project Manager will be a full-time, faculty-level position for a two-year period, reporting to the Director of Special Collections (co-PI of the project).

Project Digitization Specialist | Virginia Tech

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Blacksburg, VA, US

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech seeks a service-oriented, innovative, technically savvy, and self-motivated Project Digitization Specialist to support the “Women of Design: Revealing Women’s Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment” digitization project. Over the course of two years, the “Women of Design” project will select, digitize, describe, and provide virtual access to approximately 800 cubic feet of material from Virginia Tech’s Special Collections that illuminate the contributions of women to architecture and design in the United States and across the world from 1929 to 2010. The Project Digitization Specialist will be a full-time, faculty-level position for a two-year period, reporting to a grant funded Project Manager.

Upper School Librarian | The Westminster Schools

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Atlanta, GA, US

Specific to this position, the Carlyle Fraser Library serves a population of 850 students and 100 faculty. The Librarian works closely with the library team to ensure that the Upper School library program is aligned with the mission and vision,  of the school and is an integral component of the learning/instruction program.  The candidate must be highly organized and able to work effectively with students, teachers, and parent volunteers in the midst of a vibrant, inviting, and changing library environment.

Library Applications Developer | Temple University

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Philadelphia, PA, US

Reporting to the Lead Technology Developer and working closely with others in the Technology Development Department, the Library Applications Developer develops web applications and helps maintain the technological infrastructure for Temple University’s library systems environment, which includes discovery layer development, website development, preserving and delivering large collections of digital objects, and supporting digital humanities and scholarly communication initiatives throughout the Library. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dean: Library | Emory and Henry College

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Emory, VA, US

Emory & Henry College invites applications for the position of Dean of the Library. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean of the Library leads the Kelly Library in its mission to support the informational and scholarly needs of a national liberal arts college and school of health sciences and to articulate a strategic vision for the future of the library. Facilitating the transformation of the Library into a student-centered, 21st century, academic hub, the Dean of the Library integrates diverse resources and technologies, collaborates with college constituents, and cultivates a vibrant teaching and learning community. The Dean of the Library fosters an organizational climate that promotes diversity, encourages research and innovation, and provides effective leadership to Library staff and students.

Materials Curator | Virginia Commonwealth School of the Arts in Qatar

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Doha, Qatar

VCUQatar is seeking a dynamic and collaborative Materials Curator to organize and manage a library of material samples, as well as a professional-level product literature collection. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, this 12-month, non-tenured faculty position is primarily responsible for supporting and facilitating the discovery, identification, and location of materials in support of the curricular and research needs of students and faculty from a range of design disciplines. This position will provide instructional and outreach services for the Materials Library, including the delivery of instruction to design classes and will procure materials internationally, and locally, to sustain and develop the collection according to curricular needs of the school and leading industry practice.

Assistant / Associate Professor: Archives and Information Sciences | University of Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, PA, US

We are seeking candidates with the desire and ability to lead our Archives and Information Sciences pathway. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to impactful research as well as to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level. The applicant’s main research and teaching areas may include:
Digital curation, preservation, and stewardship, including data archives, research data management, and innovative methods for long-term information stewardship; Historical and contemporary archival research and practice, with an emphasis on how traditional archival functions are being transformed in today’s digital, collaborative environments; Specialized fields such as community archives and informatics, digital forensics, and digital humanities; Information governance and US and international archival recordkeeping policies, traditions, and laws.

Instructional Designer and Training Manager | Virginia Tech

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Blacksburg, VA, US

Virginia Tech’s University Libraries seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Instructional Designer and Training Manager. The Libraries aspire to prepare students to work, live, and thrive within a global context and to partner with faculty incorporating a wide array of literacies, fluencies, competencies, and pedagogies into their teaching practices.

University Archivist, Assistant Professor, Curator: Special Collections | Wichita State University

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Wichita, KS, US

Wichita State University Libraries seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and experienced professional to assume the senior leadership role for the University Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Special Collections houses a wide array of collections in both physical and digital formats and is committed to creating and maintaining a strong service-oriented and collaborative environment.