This position will be a full-time, two-year term appointment; for more information or to apply, please see http://umjobs.org/job_detail/106068/project_manager
The University of Michigan Library is seeking a librarian to be a project manager and specialist in the area of digital preservation services. The successful candidate will work as part of a team of programmers, librarians, and other experts on a major initiative to build a new digital library system architecture. The new system will make use of recent developments in the open source community and will handle a wide array of materials: video, music, research data sets, historical records, and more. This is an opportunity to join a skilled and forward-thinking group, and to gain experience with modern technologies that support web-based research and archiving.
The University of Michigan Library is one of the world's largest academic research libraries and serves a vibrant university community that is home to 19 schools and colleges, 100 top ten graduate programs, and annual research expenditures approaching $1.5 billion a year. To enable the university's world-changing work and to serve the public good, the library collects, preserves, and shares the scholarly and cultural record in all existing and emerging forms, and leads the reinvention of the academic research library in the digital age.
The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of the library's mission.
Data Analysis and Workflow Design
Metadata Policy and Schema Design
Preservation Solutions Research
Benefits, rank, salary
Appointment is anticipated as an assistant or associate librarian. Salary and rank dependent on the candidate's qualifications and experience. Librarian appointments carry with them increased expectations regarding professional development, professional engagement, research, and service, in keeping with the library's process for librarian promotion and advancement (http://www.lib.umich.edu/sites/default/files/committees/forum/promotion-appointment-librarians-policy-5.1.2014.pdf).
Excellent benefits, for details, see benefits.umich.edu/
Position receives 24 days of vacation a year, and 15 days of sick leave a year with provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for professional development and travel. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments retirement options available.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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