Temporary Web Services Librarian and Project Manager

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

Temporary Web Services Librarian and Project Manager

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), seeks an innovative, collaborative, and energetic candidate to join the University Library’s Digital Initiatives Department for a temporary appointment to June 30, 2015 with a possibility of extension. Under the direction of the Head of Digital Initiatives, the incumbent provides administrative duties and project management expertise for the development and implementation of Library web services and the coordination of the Omeka Curatorial Dashboard, an IMLS grant funded project. The successful candidate represents the UC Santa Cruz Library to the digital library community by participating in professional organizations, making presentations at conferences, consultation, and other outreach activities as appropriate and advised by the Program Director. 

Departmental Scope Statement: The Digital Initiatives Department supports the UCSC Libraries with guidance and digital services including digitization of materials, archival storage of electronic files, metadata development, library website development, and other activities as needed.

Professional librarians at UC are academic appointees. They are entitled to appropriate professional leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and a generous benefit program including an excellent retirement system. The University sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. More details regarding Library job opportunities can be found at: http://library.ucsc.edu/about/jobs/job-opportunities.

RANK: Assistant Librarian 

SALARY: $47,544 - $49,464, commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree or equivalent; at least 1 year of progressive experience working on digital team projects; demonstrated ability to create innovative library website programming; demonstrated broad knowledge of project management concepts, practices, standards, and processes; demonstrated ability to identify key issues critical to the success of a desired product or outcome and develop recommendations and justification for the most productive course of action; demonstrated ability to work independently, calmly, and effectively in situations under pressure; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively in a changing environment; communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work cooperatively with library staff, student assistants, and patrons from culturally diverse backgrounds; experience with content management systems; knowledge of metadata standards; experience with software applications including HTML, CSS, and XML; excellent written communication skills demonstrating the ability to draft clear, concise documentation, reports, and specifications; proven facilitation and presentation skills; thorough knowledge and experience using the Microsoft Office suite of software to create documents, reports, and presentations. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Broad knowledge of digital libraries and learning technologies; understanding and experience conducting formal usability studies; experience with or working understanding of computer programming and scripting languages such as Javascript, MySQL, and PHP and how they relate to digital collections.

POSITION AVAILABLE: June 1, 2013 

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Initial appointment is through June 30, 2015, with a possibility of extension. 

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. Applicants must submit a letter of application and resume. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00027
Refer to Position #JPF00027-13 in all correspondence. 

CLOSING DATE: Initial review of applications will begin on April 2, 2013. 
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2013. 

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. 

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300. 
If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300. 

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