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DLF-ANNOUNCE  January 2011

DLF-ANNOUNCE January 2011

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Head, Digital Scholarship and Production Services

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Teresa Tillman <[log in to unmask]>

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Teresa Tillman <[log in to unmask]>

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:31:03 -0500

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The Head of Digital Scholarship and Production Services provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the Duke University Libraries’ services to support digital scholarship and the Libraries’ production of digital content primarily from their distinctive holdings, both of which involve work by staff in multiple departments. She/he cultivates a forward-looking, collaborative environment and sets high user-centered service standards; works closely with faculty and students as well as other library staff; and directs the staff and administers the budget of the Digital Scholarship and Production Services Department.

Responsibilities
• Working with colleagues throughout the Libraries, develops a cohesive program and suite of services that support scholars engaged in creating, using, and disseminating scholarly materials in a wide range of digital media
• Provides services that include the creation of digital content, project planning, project management, and the provision of tools for collecting, organizing, preserving, analyzing, and authoring digital information and generating new intellectual products. These services will draw on expertise throughout the Libraries in areas such as digitization standards, costs, and methods; rights management; usability issues; workflow and process management; quality control; and budget management.
• Collaborates with other campus stakeholders, such as the university’s signature institutes, to develop digital scholarship programs at Duke and to enhance the Libraries’ participation in and contributions to those programs.
• Develops capacity among library staff to support work in digital scholarship by providing instruction, training, demonstrations, and workshops.
• Works with the Libraries’ subject specialists, IT staff, Preservation Department, and other staff to meet collection development, data storage, preservation, stewardship, and access challenges related to digital content creation and knowledge management.
• Facilitates connections and partnerships of faculty and students with librarians and technologists in supporting digital scholarship and developing new research projects.
• Promotes and evaluates the use of existing digital content and scholarly tools at Duke and provides demonstrations of digital scholarship resources and tools to interested faculty, students, staff, librarians, and library supporters.
• Leads the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Libraries’ program for digital content creation and the development of library policies regarding digitization.
• Manages Digital Scholarship and Production Services staff, operating budget, and grant project budgets.
• Advocates for digital scholarship and content creation technology support needs with Library ITS and with Duke OIT.
• Engages with collaborative national and international digital scholarship initiatives that benefit Duke and the larger research community.
• Actively pursues external funding for digital scholarship and content creation initiatives, including grants and corporate partnerships; serves as principal investigator for grants as appropriate and contributes to building capacity for other staff members to assume that role.
• Manages workflows and projects to produce digital content, coordinating the work done in various departments, ensuring adequate communication among staff involved in the projects, and keeping projects on schedule.
• Serves on and advises the Collections and User Services Council regarding priorities of the digital scholarship and production program.
• Working with staff in other departments as appropriate, plans, implements, and monitors external contracts providing digitization, metadata creation, or other services related to the digital scholarship and production.
• Monitors national trends regarding digital library initiatives, shares information with other staff as appropriate, and applies it to planning and program development at Duke.

Supervisory Responsibilities
• Supervises departmental staff (4 FTE)
• Supervises temporary, grant-funded project staff (0.5 FTE)

Qualifications
It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity. In addition, managers and supervisors are expected to help develop a common vision by providing clear direction and priorities, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and promoting mutual understanding through effective communication. They are also expected to take the time to effectively plan and evaluate performance, provide feedback, recognition and coaching, and develop employees to achieve their personal and organizational goals.

Education:
Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information Sciences or an advanced degree in a closely allied discipline.

Experience:
Required: Understanding of current trends in digital scholarship across a range of disciplines (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences); demonstrated engagement with digital scholarship communities in university settings; demonstrated strategic planning, supervisory, and project management skills; knowledge of current digital library technologies, standards, and best practices; experience with digitization projects/initiatives; experience with a variety of metadata and associated functional standards; knowledge of interfaces for online resources; familiarity with copyright, intellectual access and digital rights management issues; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; ability to provide leadership in a collaborative, shared decision-making environment; working knowledge of standard computer office applications; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer services and ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.

Preferred: Prior experience working in an academic research library; experience managing multi-disciplinary teams and/or projects; successful experience with writing grant proposals and managing grant projects; experience in developing web-based tools for scholarship and/or teaching; supervisory experience.


Working Conditions
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Normal office environment
• Occasional travel required

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Salary and Benefits
Salary and rank dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 20 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance and support for professional development and training.

Environment
Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university's intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke's hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/duke_benefits.html.

Application
Send cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to: Teresa Tillman, Library Human Resources, at [log in to unmask] Please include DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line. Review of applications will begin in Mid-January and will continue until the position is filled.

Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and actively seeks to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

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