Job Summary/Basic Function:

The successful candidate will

+ Foster the conceptualization, design, development, and assessment of
scholarly digital projects;

+ Serve as a liaison to faculty, educating them about the wide range of
options offered by the libraries and collaborating with them on the use of
digital collections and projects in the curriculum;

+ Train and coordinate training opportunities for library staff to increase
their understanding and awareness of the emerging field of digital

+ Engage faculty and students, as appropriate, in collaborative scholarship
and the creation of knowledge using digital collections and emerging
analytical tools;

+ Analyze digital collections, data, or research processes;

+ Advance collaboration with other liberal arts digital scholarship work,
including efforts to expand undergraduate research presentation opportunities
at venues such as Re: Humanities;

+ Work closely with consortial library committees in carrying out the goals of
the grant;

+ Be based at one of the Ohio Five colleges, but travel to consortial sites,
ensuring that all five campuses receive the support they need and facilitating
steady progress at each; and

+ Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold
a graduate degree in a liberal arts discipline. We seek applicants who will
bring both a demonstrated effectiveness in a training or teaching environment
and a sophisticated understanding of digital projects, metadata standards,
digital publishing, and scholarly communications. Familiarity with digital
repositories. Conversant with a variety of digital methodologies, such as
text-mining, geographic information systems, data visualization, or other
modes of digital scholarship. Experience creating effective digital projects
and a history of successful experiences working with students, faculty and
staff from diverse backgrounds and with various levels of technical expertise.
Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, presentation, project management,
and communication skills. Ability to work effectively across disciplines and
with a variety of project stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications: Additional MLS (MLIS) from an
ALA- accredited program, Ph.D. in a liberal arts discipline, or a computer
science/informatics advanced degree. Active involvement in academic
communities related to digital scholarship, like CLIR or NITLE. Demonstrated
experience with statistical analysis tools; data visualization tools and
methods; relational databases; server-side web-development; the digital
humanities; or UNIX/Linux. Familiarity with programming languages, such as
Java, Perl, or PHP. Experience with text processing, including XML, XSL,
and/or XSLT. Relevant experience working in libraries or higher

Posting Date: 04-08-2013

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: The Five Colleges of
Ohio consortium (The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College,
Oberlin College, and Ohio Wesleyan University) was founded in 1995 to foster
closer cooperation and understanding, coordinate operating functions and
administrative services, develop collaborative academic programs and resource
sharing, and enhance quality while reducing individual and collective
operating and capital costs. The consortial libraries have a long history of
collaboration through grant programs totaling over $2,500,000.00 and the
establishment of the four-college CONSORT library system. For more
information, go to

As part of the application process, you will need to provide a cover letter,
curriculum vitae or resume, and contact information (name, mailing address,
email address, and telephone number) for three references. Review of
applications will begin on 1 May 2013 and continue until the position is
filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Information about benefits and other employment policies can be found here: Employment will be contingent upon a
successful background check.

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