| || 20-Feb-2017 |
| || Library - Digital Scholarship |
| || 41927BR |
| || Project Manager, Digital Scholarship |
| || Digital Scholarship Project Manager |
| || None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) |
| || Full time |
| || Fixed |
| || 1 year from date of hire |
| || No |
| || 30-Apr-2018 |
| || Administration & Operations |
| || Manager; Program Leader (24) |
| || University Library System |
| || 120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511 |
| || Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) |
| || 37.5 |
| || Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects for Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) in the Yale University Library. Oversees all aspects of digital scholarship project management. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects. Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks across a spectrum of technologies and digital services. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the Director of Digital Scholarship Services. Helps define, assess, execute and complete Digital Scholarship Services projects. Serving as project team lead, coordinates activities among team of librarians, data specialists, developers, and other experts. Plans, tracks and communicates resources, tasks, and processes for DSS projects. Participates in development, maintenance and day-to-day oversight of projects in support of digital scholarship services. Collaborates with the Library IT central ITS to ensure that appropriate hardware, software and licensing support are available for DSS projects. Works with Assessment Librarian and DSS staff to document and share project metrics and progress. Keeps up to date on trends related to digital scholarship, research data, web publishing, educational technology, digital humanities, scholarly communication, digital collections, workflow design, open access policy, repositories and metadata, assessment and digital preservation. |
| || 1. Oversees the advancement and growth of the program. Gives direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives. Assumes primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program. |
2. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to further develop and implement strategic plans.
3. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develops the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and related evaluation.
4. Assists in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. Develops and manages the program’s operating budget.
5. Develops the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs.
6. Investigates, identifies, implements, and oversees the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives.
7. Initiates, designs, and manages the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential, and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program’s website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content.
8. May perform other duties as assigned.
| || Requires a Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. |
| || Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures. |
| || Demonstrated project management expertise and familiarity with Project Management software. |
| || Ability to operate within a complex work environment, working both independently and within a team setting. |
| || Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. |
| || Demonstrated ability to motivate and mobilize a team around shared goals. |
| || Master's degree in Library and Information Science. |
| || No |
| || No |
| || All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Click here for additional information on the background check requirements and process. |
| || The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. |
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