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-
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
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.
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 [log in to unmask] (831) 459-4300.
VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu 03/04/13
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