The UMKC Libraries are seeking a dynamic and collaborative individual to manage digital projects for the Special Collections and Archives Division and to actively participate in the university's growing digital scholarship initiatives.
The Head of Digital Projects (DP) is responsible for managing all digital projects for the Special Collections and Archives Division at UMKC Libraries, including digital repository collections and digital exhibits. The Head of DP will also participate in digital scholarship initiatives by providing leadership on project design and implementation, and consulting on digital exhibits, digital lifecycle management, and emerging digital technologies. The Head of DP collaboratively designs, develops, and maintains the University's digital repository for special collections in order to support the management, digitization process, development of metadata, long-term preservation, and appropriate storage and retrieval of these collections at the University. In addition to these responsibilities, the position monitors trends and developments in library digital initiatives and recommends appropriate adoption and implementation of new technologies and methods. This position has supervisory responsibilities and reports to the Assistant Dean of Special Collections and Archives.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
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Diversity Commitment The University Libraries are fully committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of learning, diversity, integrity, accountability, respect, and collaboration. Minimum Requirements:
Salary: This is a 12 month, ranked, non-tenure track faculty position. (See the Promotion and Appointments Criteria for rank specifications.) The minimum salaries for ranks are: Librarian I $48,500, Librarian II $51,000, Librarian III $56,000, and Librarian IV $63,500. UMKC offers an excellent retirement/benefits package.
Application Instructions: Application materials must be submitted online at UMKC Human Resources. Click View Jobs and search for ID '32682' to apply. Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
Applications received by February 9, 2020 will be given priority consideration.
For questions about how applicants apply, please call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
You may address your cover letter to: Sandy Rodriguez, Search Committee Chair. For all inquiries about the position, please contact 816-235-1531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just a reminder that our priority consideration date is February 9, 2020 so there's still time to apply for this position.
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