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Digital Scholarship Team Leader

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Case Western Reserve University seeks a forward thinking, inclusive, and collaborative individual for the Digital Scholarship Team Leader position.
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Digital Scholarship Team Leader heads a highly collaborative team that supports the Creation and Curation Services division in the Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University. The Team Leader has responsibility for articulating, developing, and implementing a digital scholarship strategy and is responsible for the management of the Digital Scholarship team and services including areas of scholarly communication, open access, text analysis, geographic information systems, and data management services. The team leader will work with the Associate University Librarian for Creation and Curation Services to play a leadership role in library-wide policy making, and in the development and evaluation of services. The Digital Scholarship Team Leader serves as a member of the library leadership team.
ENVIRONMENT: Consistently ranked as one of the country’s leading private research institutions, Case Western Reserve University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) that offers a robust learning environment for approximately 5,792 undergraduate and 6,400 graduate and professional students. Students enroll in the schools of dental medicine, engineering, management, medicine, law, nursing, and social work and the College of Arts and Sciences. Students can further engage with 100 interdisciplinary academic and research centers and institutes, all within an academic culture that promotes and values innovation of all kinds. 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.
The Kelvin Smith Library is the knowledge and creativity commons of Case Western Reserve University and part of a library system with over three million titles in print and digital formats. KSL is home to the University Archives and Special Collections and manuscripts consisting of over 17,000 linear feet, the Kulas Music Collection, and the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship which advances research by partnering with scholars and students to explore and develop new forms of scholarship. KSL is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), HathiTrust, and the Center for Research Libraries. In 2019 KSL was the recipient of the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art Library, the Cleveland Institute of Music Robinson Music Library, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library, and a cooperative relationship with the Western Reserve Historical Society Research Library.
SALARY This position is a L3 with a minimum of $65,780. The salary will be offered to commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Required Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS Team leaders must have sufficient experience and expertise in the work of the Team to serve as a supervisor, advisor and mentor to others. Appointment to this level assumes that all requirements of Librarian 2 have been met and sustained, that the individual has demonstrated continued and outstanding growth in the profession and is able assume leadership responsibilities and perform existing responsibilities at the highest level. Promotion to this level requires not only excellence of performance but also recognition of contributions at the state, national or international level. Leadership at this level can be managerial, communicative or intellectual in nature, and can manifest itself in any aspect of the profession.
Experience: 6 years of appropriate experience required.
Education: Master’s degree in library science or related discipline required. Advanced educational credentials (second Master’s degree, Ph.D.) preferred.

Employer Statement

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.
CWRU DIVERSITY STATEMENT: In employment, as in education, 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.

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Posted On: Oct 9, 2023 / This posting expires: Jan 8, 2024