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Digital Humanities Librarian APP 208

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TITLE: Digital Humanities Librarian APP 208Rutgers University LibrariesRESPONSIBILITIES: The Rutgers University Libraries seek a motivated, innovative, and service-oriented librarian tofill the position of Digital Humanities Librarian on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers, The State University of NewJersey.The Digital Humanities Librarian will Provide leadership and instruction within the Libraries on the creation and curation of digital objects for thehumanities in all formats, fostering collaboration among scholars, technologists, and information specialists. Utilize the infrastructure of RUcore (Rutgers Community Repository) to archive, preserve, and present digitalresources. Collaborate with campus stakeholders to integrate digital resources, methodologies, technologies, and analyticaltools in the humanities disciplines. Partner with faculty and library subject specialists to incorporate digitized and born-digital resources intohumanities research and teaching activities. Engage and collaborate actively as liaison to students, faculty and staff of the departments of Italian, French, andComparative Literature, providing instruction and research consultations, and developing print and digitalcollections in support of teaching and research. Participate and teach in a proactive user education program and provide a full range of in-person and virtualreference service.This tenure-track position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research & Instructional Services and is amember of the New Brunswick Libraries Faculty, a team of librarians committed to providing first-rate public services toa diverse academic community. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to continual professionaldevelopment through scholarly research including publications, presentations and participation and leadership in the workof relevant professional associations.QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library or Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution or itsequivalent; fluency in Italian and/or French; and experience with digital projects and humanities education and researchare required. An advanced degree in Romance languages or literature; demonstrated knowledge of XML, TEI, MODS,METS, GIS or other formats and technologies supporting humanities research; library experience, including collectiondevelopment and public services related to the humanities; and proficiency in additional languages are preferred. Thesuccessful candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collegially in ateam-oriented environment. Demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity is required. Candidates who have hadsuccessful experience in the design and delivery of services for diverse populations will be given preference. Thesuccessful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.SALARY/STATUS: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.BENEFITS: Faculty status, twelve-month appointment, retirement plan, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dentaland vision plans, tuition remission, 22 vacation days annually.RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEYLIBRARY PROFILE: The Rutgers University Libraries, comprising libraries on the University’s Camden, NewBrunswick, and Newark campuses, all reporting to the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian,operate as a unified library system with coordinated public, technical services, and collection development programsincluding digital initiatives and a pioneering institutional repository. The Libraries have highly valued staff of about 300who are committed to developing innovations in access services, information literacy and digital initiatives. The Librariesoperate with a budget of $28 million and outstanding collections especially in jazz and New Jerseyana. The RutgersUniversity Libraries are a member of ARL, CRL, Lyrasis, Metro, NERL, and VALE, and use Sirsi Dynix and OCLC asprimary bibliographic utilities and Fedora repository software. In concert with the integration of the University ofMedicine and Dentistry of New Jersey into Rutgers University the libraries connected with those schools in Newark andNew Brunswick will become part of the Rutgers University Libraries system as of July 1, 2013. The Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick campus is the largest of the three regional campuses, supporting over 33,000 graduate and undergraduatestudents, in approximately 100 undergraduate programs, more than 80 graduate/professional programs, and 60 doctoralprograms as a Carnegie Classification Research University (very high research activity) campus. Rutgers University is amember of the Association of American Universities and is an ADVANCE institution, committed to increase diversityand the participation and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines. Rutgers is also a member of the Committee onInstitutional Cooperation (CIC), the nation’s premier higher education consortium of top tier research institutions,composed of members of the Big Ten Conference plus the University of Chicago.TO APPLY: REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY ANDCONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, NAMES OF THREEREFERENCES AND WHERE THE POSITION WAS ADVERTISED TO: Lila Fredenburg (APP. 208), Directorof Administrative Services, Rutgers University Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, email:rulhr@rulmail.rutgers.edu, FAX: 732-932-7637Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer. The Librariesare strongly and actively committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively to theUniversity’s multicultural environment.-------------------------

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