TITLE: Program Coordinator, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center (At Will Appointment)
LIBRARY: UNC Chapel Hill Libraries
CITY: Chapel Hill, NC
NOTE: The University and The Libraries
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and law. The UNC Health Sciences Library is part of the University Libraries and is a recognized leader within the Association of Academic Health Science Libraries. University Library collections include over 7.5 million volumes. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.
The University Library invests proudly in its employees, strives to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourages vision and innovation.
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.
The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.
SALARY: This is a twelve-month academic librarian appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic status and are members of the faculty council.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Five or more years of full-time work experience in a library, archives, museum, or other cultural repository with significant experience and accomplishments involving digitization of library, archival, or museum materials. Demonstrated familiarity with digital imaging and metadata standards and practices. Significant experience with outreach and public presentations. Demonstrated successful experience working on collaborative library projects. Commitment to promoting cooperative working relationships between/among multiple repositories. Excellent communication skills. Supervisory experience.
Preferred: Experience creating and managing budgets. Experience with grant writing and managing grant-funded projects. Experience managing multi-institutional digital library projects. Familiarity with North Carolina history and culture.
DUTIES: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, and collaborative individual for the position of Program Coordinator for the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. This position will be responsible for general management of a statewide digital library program that provides digitization, digital publishing, and consulting services for more than 180 cultural heritage institutions across North Carolina, and also serves as the statewide service hub for the Digital Public Library of America. The Center is housed in the North Carolina Collection in the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Program Coordinator will work closely with staff in the North Carolina Collection, the library’s information technology and fiscal services departments, and with the State Library of North Carolina, which provides support for the Center. This position supervises a full-time Digital Projects Librarian and helps to set priorities for a full-time Applications Analyst working for the Center.
The Program Coordinator helps to define and promote the services offered by the Center and sets priorities for current and future projects. The person in this position will communicate regularly with cultural heritage professionals across North Carolina about digital library projects. The Coordinator will also prepare budgets and monitor expenditures; prepare grants applications and reports; and publicize and promote the plans and accomplishments of the Center. Travel, including occasional overnight trips will be required.
AVAILABLE: December 1, 2015
APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.
TO APPLY: Please visit: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/85379 and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of whom must be a current supervisor. Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.
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