Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution or an advanced degree in a relevant discipline
Minimum of 4 years of experience in an administrative position that includes successful management and supervision of personnel, as well as demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
Significant and progressively responsible experience engaging with and managing digital scholarship services and technology-rich spaces at a major academic institution.
Demonstrated understanding of the scholarly application of digital tools (textual and spatial analysis, data visualization, publishing, etc.), metadata and data encoding standards, data management and curation practices, and digital preservation
Ability to work cooperatively and in a team-oriented environment and to build and maintain effective working relationships with diverse colleagues, faculty, staff, and students
Professional engagement in digital scholarship at the local, regional, national, and international level
Evidence of a strong and inclusive user service philosophy, and commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
Experience with proposal development and grant writing
Ability to advise on hardware and software selection and implementation as a part of continuous innovative service development
The Search Committee will evaluate candidates' record and academic accomplishments in providing effective, user-oriented digital scholarship services; ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in an evolving environment; ability to provide vision and leadership; and commitment to providing inclusive services to a diverse community. The Committee will also evaluate candidate's understanding of trends, processes, resources, and technologies related to digital scholarship; oral and written communication skills; ability to plan, implement, and communicate about programs and collaborative projects; and ability to create engaging and informative promotional and educational materials.
To Apply: Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and reference contact information online through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruiting website: apply.interfolio.com/84659. Review of applications will begin after March 25. 2021. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
Salary and Benefits: Appointment salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, insurance, and paid time off.
Questions: Contact Kara Hastings, HR Generalist, email@example.com