Department: University Library
Position Summary: The Digital Scholarship Librarian will provide sustainable and scalable services within the Library and on campus that facilitate the creation and dissemination of online digital content and new knowledge in digital form, focusing heavily on the humanities disciplines.
Education Requirements: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science or other advanced degree in a humanities field, with coursework in or substantive experience with digital content and digital scholarship issues.
Qualification and Experience: Required ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science or other advanced degree in a humanities field, with coursework in or substantive experience with digital content and digital scholarship issues. Minimum 3 years of experience in developing and managing library digital collections or digital scholarly initiatives that effectively balance immediate needs with sustainability and scalability. Demonstrated technical skills in areas related to digital libraries and digital scholarship, success in matching technical solutions to project needs, and ability to quickly learn new tools and technologies. Keen ongoing awareness of trends in digital libraries and digital scholarship, and willingness to partner with others to manage their application to disciplines of interest. Knowledge of metadata formats commonly used in digital libraries and digital humanities. Substantive record of working collaboratively on digital collections or digital scholarship initiatives. Demonstrated aptitude for learning on the job and creative problem solving. Evidence of ability and desire to engage professionally. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred Knowledge of the digital research practices of at least one scholarly discipline, preferably in the humanities. Experience with formal assessment and evaluation methods. Supervisory experience. Experience with development and management of grant projects and budgets.
Department Contact Name and Title: Tiffany Allen, Director of Library Human Resources
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: Tiffany_Allen@unc.edu