POSITION DESCRIPTION The Kelvin Smith Library seeks a Digital Scholarship Partner (DSP). The Digital Scholarship Partner is responsible for managing a balanced portfolio of four key activities in support of the programs of the Digital Scholarship Team: (1) programming and coding support and research collaboration; (2) data analysis and research collaboration; (3) exploration of emerging digital scholarship tools, technologies, techniques, and applications; (4) digital scholarship instruction and partner engagement.
CROSS-LISTING This position is also listed under the title Digital Scholarship Specialist (DSS). The DSS position is designed for applicants without a formal background of employment in libraries. The DSP position is designed for applicants with a formal background of employment in libraries.
QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline, with completion of a second advanced degree within an area of specialization preferred; BA/BS in a relevant discipline.
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 5,792 undergraduates and 6,277 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,657. 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/3PpXSia Job ID 10259.
The cross-listed position of Digital Scholarship Partner is available at https://bit.ly/3ANqhL5 Job ID 10258.
CWRU LIBRARIES DIVERSITY STATEMENT The Case Western Reserve University Libraries are deeply committed to achieving racial justice, and promoting a culture of anti-racism, inclusion, equity, and diversity, so all people are welcome, heard, empowered, and valued.
Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.