DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR DIGITAL RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP Columbia University Libraries The Columbia University Libraries is seeking a Director to establish and lead a new Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. In partnership with faculty and researchers, and in collaboration with the Libraries Digital Program, the Libraries Systems Office and the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, the Center will advance the use of new media and digital technologies in research and scholarly communication activities with a focus on the following areas: scholarly databases, institutional repository, research data and cyber infrastructure, electronic scholarly publishing, scholarly communication policy and practice, web site development and design services, and video services. Activities will include: consulting and technical assessment, project development and support, and research and development. In addition to core funding, the Center will secure resources through grants, services and publishing activities. Reporting to the Deputy University Librarian the Director will be a member of the Management Committee of the Libraries and will be responsible for: * Developing the programs and services of the Center including short and long term planning * Managing the Center's staff and overseeing its operations including technology, budgets, grants and facilities * Coordinating with other Libraries divisions including the Systems Office, Digital Program and The Center for New Media Teaching and Learning. * Conducting program assessment and evaluating and deciding on new technologies * Promoting the work of the Center both on and off campus and taking a leadership role in national efforts to advance academic digital applications. The successful candidate will have: A bachelor's degree and a minimum of seven years experience with digital applications in an academic setting(or an equivalent combination of education and experience), demonstrated knowledge of research and scholarly communication and the supporting technology, evidence of successful managerial experience in a complex setting, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships across organizational lines, and evidence of innovation and creativity in program and resource development. An advanced degree, relevant to the work of the Center, is desirable. One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village. Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of New York City. The University Libraries, grounded in collections of remarkable depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic resources and services. The Libraries at Columbia are committed to collegiality, professionalism, innovation and leadership. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. We offer excellent benefits including 100% Columbia tuition exemption for self and family. Columbia will also pay 50% tuition for your dependent child who is a candidate for an undergraduate degree at another accredited college or university. For immediate consideration, please apply online at http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=105252 Columbia University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.