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Technology and Digital Strategies Librarian

Technology and Digital Strategies Librarian

Case Western Reseve University Job Location: Ohio Date Created: 05-12-2022

Position Description

The Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative individual to serve as the Technology & Digital Strategies Librarian (TDSL). Reporting to the Associate Director for Creation & Curation services, the TDSL coordinates all library technology and digital strategies to include the catalog & discovery systems, storage, desktop support, and related infrastructure. The TDSL sits on the Library Leadership Team and collaborates with related teams to plan and implement technology infrastructure and policies to advance library operations and services. The TDSL serves as the main liaison with the University’s central IT department (UTech) to provide a single point of contact and oversees the work of two UTech personnel. The TDSL works with all CWRU libraries and affiliated libraries to ensure catalog & discovery system services as needed.

Qualifications 

Master's degree in a relevant discipline with 1 to 2 years of library experience.

Environment

The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, highly collaborative organization and the recipient of the 2019 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. KSL is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI. Supported by an endowment, the services of the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship advances research by partnering with scholars and providing expertise on suite of digital scholarship services. Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 5,383 undergraduates and 6,491 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,695. 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

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process

The full job description and application information are available at https://bit.ly/3vSjk8o

Job ID 10095

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