Reporting to the Digital Services Librarian, the Digital Scholarship
Librarian's primary responsibility will be to work with faculty to support and
enable the use of digital content in new research through the provision of
sustainable and scalable digital research tools, methods and frameworks.
Working collaboratively with library colleagues and university partners, this
librarian will also promote the discovery, use and interoperability of the
resources in our digital repositories and their associated metadata in support
of new knowledge creation, by ensuring effective discovery, interoperability,
and persistence of a wide and multidisciplinary range of digital and digitized
objects and data, and by identifying and applying standards for descriptive,
administrative, and structural metadata.
The incumbent will provide leadership in the implementation of digital
curation policies, in active partnership with technical and subject specialist
library colleagues and the researcher community; ensure the appropriate
ingestion, migration and conversion of repository contents on appropriate
standardized platforms; contribute to the field through research, professional
service, and participation in committees and professional organizations; and
actively seek and engage in opportunities for continued professional
* MLIS/MISt degree from an ALA-accredited library school (or an acceptable equivalent).
* Practical experience with relevant frameworks such as Drupal, Fedora, and DSpace, and standards such as RDF, METS, MODS, PREMIS, EAD, MARC, TEI, and OAI-ORE
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Demonstrated interest in digital research techniques
* Demonstrated ability to lead and catalyze change
* Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in teams that encompass a range of professional roles and knowledge
* Ability to produce effective and creative technical solutions to support innovative research
* A minimum of two years of professional experience
* Project management qualifications and supervisory experience
* Research data skills
* Teaching experience
* Assessment methods
* Further relevant technical skills, such as experience with linked data, datavisualization, data formatmanipulation, and current programming languages
_Salary and Terms of Appointment_
Experience and qualifications determine salary and appointment level. This is
a permanent staus stream position. Librarian I: $58, 100
Librarians at the University of Toronto are members of the University of
Toronto Faculty Association.
_How to Apply_
Please send letters of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three
referees to Library Human Resources at [log in to unmask] or to Robarts
Library, 130 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5, or by fax to
416.946.5543.At least two of the referees should be supervisory.
Please send a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf with a file name
convention of Surname,FirstName.digSchLib.CLA . The deadline for applications
is September 19, 2013.
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