Institutional Repository Manager / Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian
Case Western Reserve University
**DIGITAL LEARNING & SCHOLARSHIP LIBRARIAN (DLSL)**
DESCRIPTION. Case Western Reserve University seeks an energetic, creative and
collaborative professional for the position of Digital Learning & Scholarship
Librarian (DLSL). This position will be primarily
responsible for all aspects of scholarly communication.
• Fedora / Hydra Repository
• Data Management
The Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian (DLSL) position is a non-
supervisory position that reports to the Digital Learning & Scholarship Team
Leader. The candidate is expected to work at a high level
of performance, working independently and with initiative. The Librarian is
responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of three key activities in
support of the programs of the Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian: (1)
digital research and data management support, (2) relationship management, and
(3) digital instruction.
RESPONSIBILITIES. Monitor trends in digital library & Institutional
Repositories (IR) areas within academia, providing the executive leadership
team with the necessary information to ensure Case is prepared for potential
changes by continually investigating and providing KSL leadership with
expertise about emerging trends, risks, opportunities, and resources and
recommending possible courses of action. Identify and actively recruit content
for IR. Manage the digitization workflow for projects destined for the IR,
including the coordination of efforts by other teams involved in the process,
including the establishing of standards and deadlines for an efficient
workflow. Provide instruction on use of the IR and data management processes
associated with IR use.
QUALIFICATIONS. Required: Master's degree in a relevant
discipline; demonstrated competency within the field of Digital Scholarship
and Institutional Repositories.
ENVIRONMENT. The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic,
technology-rich, and highly collaborative organization that is a member of the
Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI.
Supported by an endowment, the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship
integrates e-research and digital scholarship services.
Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private
research university serving 4,400 undergraduates and 5,650 graduate students
with a full-time faculty of 3,055. Situated in Cleveland's vibrant University
Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class
cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western
Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland
Museum of Natural History. KSL affiliate libraries include
the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock
and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.
SALARY. Salary commensurate with qualifications and
APPLICATION PROCESS. The full job description and
application information are available at
http://www.case.edu/finadmin/humres/employment/career.html Job ID 4041
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