LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  December 2021

CODE4LIB December 2021

Subject:

Job: Associate Director, Digital Research Systems and Strategies at The Art Institute of Chicago

From:

Code4Lib Jobs <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 3 Dec 2021 00:16:38 +0000

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (71 lines)




Introduction

The Art Institute of Chicago shares its singular collections with our city and the world. We collect, care for, and interpret works of art across time, cultures, geographies, and identities, centering the vision of artists and makers. We recognize that all art is made in a particular context, demanding continual, dynamic reconsideration in the present. We are a place of gathering; we foster the exchange of ideas and inspire an expansive, inclusive understanding of human creativity.  

Position Summary

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

A hub for scholarship and training, the Art Institute Research Center brings together the museum’s Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, the Art Institute of Chicago Archives, and the department of Academic Engagement and Research with the aim of fostering engagement and access to the Art Institute of Chicago’s rich educational and research offerings.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Art Institute Research Center seeks an inventive, collaborative professional for the role of Associate Director, Digital Research Systems and Strategies. Reporting to the Executive Director, and working in close partnership with the Directors of the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries and the Art Institute of Chicago Archives, this position is responsible for advising on, deploying, and maintaining user-centered systems that facilitate search, discovery, delivery, and digital preservation of Research Center resources. Collaborating with colleagues across the three Research Center areas, and with the museum’s departments of Information Services, Collections and Loans, and Experience Design, the successful candidate will lead efforts to optimize technologies for access and discovery and improve interoperability between systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Systems support*: Manages and guides the development, deployment, evaluation, and preservation of the Libraries' digital collections and content. Serves as the Administrator for the Ex Libris Alma/Primo/Rialto Integrated Library System (ILS), ILLiad Interlibrary Loan (ILL) System, Springshare, and other vendor-owned and hosted systems. Monitors web-based services. Advises on and manages technology solutions for the Archives’ CONTENTdm digital collection software and Preservica digital preservation software. Provides essential support to test and manage configuration, system upgrades, migrations, and troubleshooting of software and hardware.

Research Center support*: Trains Research Center staff on systems and provides advice on problem-solving. Delivers digital library technologies instruction sessions, and creates instructional material. Works with colleagues to maintain equipment, providing support to staff and patrons as needed. Develops staff-facing intranet and advises on the accessibility and operability of public-facing web pages. Gathers and reports statistics and data from Research Center systems to support decision-making related to departmental services.

Collaboration*: Determines technology projects in need of external support, drafts RFPs, evaluates submissions, and recommends solutions. Makes budget recommendations and works with vendors. Engages with local, regional, national, and international partners for collaborative digital collection building and access initiatives. Liaise with museum teams who administer NetX, the repository for image assets, and CITI, the museum’s art collection management software.

Manage metadata: The ideal candidate would be able to contribute to the creation of metadata and explore established metadata vocabularies to advise on the accessibility of library and archives assets; assist in batch uploading and records management, particularly where specialized technologies are required, as in our partnerships with OCLC, Northwestern University, Chicago Collections Consortium, and the Getty Research Institute.

Qualifications

Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree required, with 2-5 years of professional experience.
ExLibris Alma and Primo certification and demonstrated experience managing an integrated library system, required.
Familiarity with current metadata and cataloging standards and processes, and other library technology standards and protocols, including FRBR, Z39.50, RDA, OAI-PMH, EXproxy, or other remote access and authentication software.
A solid foundation of HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
Ability to effectively explain technical issues and solutions to a diverse community of stakeholders, and interest in user-centered design.
Thrives on learning and learns quickly. Dedicated to self-improvement and professional development. Takes advantage of various resources to self-educate.
Background in the visual arts and experience providing access to digital resources are highly desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Prolonged periods working at a desk on a computer; must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time.
Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to access library stacks.
Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, scanners, and printer.
Occasionally lifts a maximum of 25 lbs to move computers, scanners, and other equipment.
Occasionally positions self to maintain equipment, including under and behind desks.

Benefits

We offer a competitive, comprehensive benefits package:

5+ weeks of paid time off
Paid holidays (up to 14 days)
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Generous parental, caregiver, and medical leave benefits
Competitive retirement plan (up to 9% matching contribution)
Tuition remission and Tuition Exchange Program
Great employee discounts
Complimentary general admission to participating cultural institutions

Want to stay abreast of the latest job openings at the Art Institute and the School of the Art Institute? Sign up for our Employment Opportunities E-announcements.

Vaccination Expectation

Becoming vaccinated against COVID-19 is the most important contribution we as individuals can make to ensure our own safety and the safety of our museum and school community. All employees must complete an attestation and provide proof of their vaccination status, or request a medical or religious exemption within the first week of employment.

The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe in a staff culture that benefits from a wide range of experience, backgrounds, and career paths, and we encourage nontraditional candidates to apply.


----
Brought to you by code4lib jobs: https://jobs.code4lib.org/jobs/50666-associate-director-digital-research-systems-and-strategies

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

May 2022
April 2022
March 2022
February 2022
January 2022
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager