The College of Charleston seeks a Digital Projects Librarian to serve as Project Coordinator to the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) and the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI). This librarian will work with other librarians, faculty members, LCDL and LDHI partners, scholars, and contributors to digitize collections and create digital exhibits that support research about the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and historically interconnected sites in the Atlantic World. This librarian will keep abreast of trends in the creation, maintenance, and migration of digital collections and exhibits, and will make recommendations to improve procedures and access. This librarian will work to assess complex digital project requirements and provide quality technical solutions to the Library, College, and regional partners. The Digital Projects Librarian will work with the Directors of the Lowcountry Digital Library and the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative to continue to create and manage the creation of digital content that fits within the scope of these projects. This is a tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Digital Services Coordinator and is a member of the Collection and Content Services team.
About the College of Charleston and the Libraries
Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina. The College of Charleston serves approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate/certificate seeking students with more than 100 majors and minors.
The College of Charleston Libraries are comprised of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, the Marine Resources Library, and the North Campus Library. The combined annual budgets exceed $5.6 million with a staff of 26 librarians and archivists, 30 full time employees, and 35 student and temporary employees.
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
To apply and for additional information, please go to http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/5589
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Information at Library Science
Posting Open Date: 12/02/2016
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017
Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Summary: The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for tenure and tenure-track faculty positions with a starting date of July 1, 2017.
We seek top candidates at the assistant professor or associate professor level, as well as at the senior level (full professor).
The faculty seeks outstanding colleagues with active research and teaching interests in information science with specializations in domains such as information policies and ethics, social networks, human-centered information analysis and design, information security, digital curation, and interactive information retrieval.
The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science, Master of Science in Information Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information systems, a post-master’s certificate in data curation, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees. (Learn more at http://sils.unc.edu). Plans are in place to launch a new Professional Science Master’s degree in digital curation in 2017.
Educational Requirements: An earned doctorate is required at the time of employment. Candidates should provide evidence of research and teaching excellence, and potential for leadership in their area of expertise. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Qualifications and Experience: Faculty are expected to engage in research, teach, advise students, participate in School, University, and professional activities, and otherwise share their expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including work with doctoral students. Candidates should be excited by and able to thrive in an intellectually stimulating multi-disciplinary environment. We seek collaborative colleagues who will form partnerships within the school and across the campus. Scholars with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity
and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Review of applications will begin January 6, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants will submit a CV, cover letter, and a list of four references at: