Digital Initiatives Librarian
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the Digital Initiatives Librarian (Official Title: Associate Academic Librarian). This is a full-time, 12 month Academic Staff position.
The Digital Initiatives Librarian manages the digital assets and digital collections of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library and Archives and Area Research Center. Works directly with students, faculty, staff and members of the community to support access to archival materials in digital formats. Provides direct support for student and faculty archival research. Teaches scheduled archival instruction sessions for UW-Parkside research courses, and collaborates with instructors to determine which resources and delivery methods are most appropriate to class objectives. Provides expertise and leadership in the design and development of the University digital collections. Oversees web-based access to local and remote digital content. Manages digitization processes and workflows. Partners with Head of Library Systems and Emerging Technologies Librarian to develop appropriate preservation, storage and retrieval of University digital assets. Monitors digitization trends and developments and assists in the adoption and implementation of new technologies and methods. This position reports to the Head of Archives at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library.
Essential Job Functions
A. Oversees the creation, preservation, and delivery of digital content and collections in support of research and instruction
B. Manages the daily functions of the Archives
C. Participates in reference services, library instruction and library liaison program as needed
D. Serves on library committees, teams, UW-System and professional committees as elected or appointed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Review of Applications: Applications received by November 1st, 2013 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.
To Apply: Go to: www.careers.wisconsin.edu Click the "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login." If you have questions about how to apply from the Candidate Gateway, go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.
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If you have application questions call or email:
Phone: (262) 595-2356
It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. A criminal background check and degree verification is required prior to starting employment.
About the University:
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master’s degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.
The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.