from Helen Chu:
Rank: Associate Librarian
Annual Basis: 12 Month
About the University of Oregon Libraries
As an essential partner in the University’s educational, research, and public service mission, the University of Oregon Libraries enriches the student learning experience, encourages exploration and research at all levels, and contributes to advancements in access to scholarly resources. The University of Oregon Libraries is the only Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member in Oregon. The library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, DuraSpace, the Council on Library and Information Resources, Coalition for Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, and other major organizations. The Libraries is also a member of Oregon WIN, a consortium of universities and community colleges that operates an educational broadband service network. In addition to a full range of research library programs, the UO Libraries also provide many of the university’s central educational technology services, including learning management system administration, classroom technology support, broadcast-quality video production, distance education delivery, streaming media, educational technology support, and technology-related faculty development and training.
About the Digital Scholarship Center
The Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) is a service and research/development point within the Head’s portfolio. The DSC strives to expand and enhance the University’s teaching, learning, and research in the digital humanities and digital social sciences. The DSC is located in and administered by the UO Libraries, in partnership with multiple stakeholders, including at least one or two Faculty Fellows and a cohort of faculty advisors. A new Academic Design & Innovation Lab in the Libraries will soon be the front-facing teaching and consultation space for the Center’s programs.
In the UO Libraries, the Head of Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) is an energetic and self-motivated leader who is charged with developing DSS policies and procedures; coordination and management of DSS projects, budgets, and departmental workflow; and supervision of DSS personnel and Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) operations.
The Head of Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) is charged with developing DSS policies and procedures; coordination and management of DSS projects, budgets, and departmental workflow; and supervision of DSS personnel and Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) operations. The Head collaborates with others to strengthen library programs related to: digital scholarship services, digital collections, open access publishing, the institutional repository, and digital preservation. The incumbent coordinates work of the DSC with other departments and functional areas of the Libraries, including Collections and Metadata Services, Library Systems, Special Collections and University Archives, the Center for Media and Educational Technology, etc., and serves as the primary contact between the department and external organizations involved in digital initiatives.
Review of Applications Begins
April 15, 2017; position open until filled