Digital Librarians

United States, North America
May 06, 2014
KELVIN SMITH LIBRARY, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY DIGITAL RESEARCH SERVICES LIBRARIAN (DRSL) FOR THE SCIENCES - JOB ID 3543 DESCRIPTION. The DRSL for the Sciences position manages a portfolio of digital scholarship services for this discipline. (1) Digital Services. Consult and partner with faculty and student researchers to support their research data life cycles by providing expertise in the digital project development and management (including tools, software, and repository). (2) Client Engagement. Market to, educate and engage faculty and students about e-scholarship and forge new collaborations and relationships that extend the Libraries’ capacity to support the University’s interdisciplinary initiatives in the humanities. (3) Collection Management. Participate in collection management, including the coordination, evaluation, and selection of print and electronic resources. (4) Research Support. Provide consultation and guidance for faculty and students to discover and manage print and electronic information resources effectively. DIGITAL LEARNING & SCHOLARSHIP LIBRARIAN (DLSL) - JOB ID 4041 DESCRIPTION. The Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian (DLSL) position is a non-supervisory position that reports to the Digital Learning & Scholarship Team Leader. The DLSL will vision and execute the future for the digital initiatives of the Library, including the institutional repository, data management and digitization best practices. The candidate is expected to work at a high level of performance, working independently and with initiative. The Librarian is responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of three key activities in support of the programs of the Digital Learning & Scholarship Librarian: (1) digital research and data management support, (2) relationship management, and (3) digital instruction. ENVIRONMENT. The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, and highly collaborative organization that is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI. Supported by an endowment, the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship integrates e-research and digital scholarship services. Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 4,400 undergraduates and 5,650 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,055. Situated in Cleveland’s vibrant University Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives. SALARY. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. APPLICATION PROCESS. The full job description and application information are available at