14.0014 job: E-text and imaging at UMd

From: Humanist Discussion Group (willard@lists.village.virginia.edu)
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 19:32:03 CUT

  • Next message: Humanist Discussion Group: "14.0019 Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication"

                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 14.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 20:17:46 +0100
             From: Skip Warnick <skipw@itd.umd.edu>
             Subject: Electronic Text and Imaging Center Coordinator

    University of Maryland Libraries
    AS-5881 / Exempt Staff Position Vacancy
    Search Extended

    TITLE: Manager, Electronic Text and Imaging Center
    LOCATION: Information Technology Division and Public
    Services Division

    CATEGORY:Exempt Staff, Full-Time (12 Month Appointment)
    SALARY:Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Head of Digital Library
    Operations, the incumbent will be responsible for daily
    operations of the ETIC, a new service unit at the
    University of Maryland Libraries. The initial focus of the
    ETIC is to support the humanities, and it is closely
    aligned with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the
    Humanities (MITH) which is housed adjacent to the ETIC.
    Long-range plans are to expand activities into other
    disciplinary areas. The Center assists faculty and
    students in identifying, accessing, creating, and using
    scholarly electronic texts and images. The ETIC Manager
    will serve as the primary resource person in all phases of
    this service, from working with users to conceptualize
    options to assisting in the design of curricular and
    research projects using specific texts and tools;
    identifies, evaluates, and acquires appropriate electronic
    texts and images for research and instruction in
    collaboration with subject librarians; keeps informed of
    new trends and standards for digital projects; supervises a
    graduate assistant and undergraduate students who will
    provide technical support and public service assistance;
    collaborates with the Director and staff of MITH on
    research and instruction projects; provides individual and
    group instruction on electronic text and image content,
    use, and production; participates on the Libraries'
    Collection Management and Resource Allocation Committee as

    QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA-accredited Master's degree
    in Library and Information Science or a Master's degree in
    the Humanities; at least two years experience in one or
    more of the following areas: authoring languages,
    instructional design, web development, database management,
    and multimedia. Experience with HTML, SGML, XML.
    Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of hardware and
    software utilized in electronic text and imaging work
    (e.g., scanning, text analysis software). Must be able to
    work effectively with technical and non-technical users.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    Supervisory experience. Familiarity with electronic text
    and imaging content. Reading knowledge of one or more
    foreign languages preferred.

    BENEFITS: 22 days annual leave and 3 personal days; 14 paid
    holidays; 15 days sick leave. Employer contributes to
    health insurance and retirement (State pension or
    TIAA-CREF), tuition remission.

    APPLICATIONS: For full consideration, submit a cover
    letter and a resume and names/addresses of three references
    by June 16, 2000. Applications accepted until the position
    is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Library Personnel
    Services, Room #4105, McKeldin Library, University of
    Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011. You may also fax
    your resume: (301) 314-9960. Libraries Web Address:


    Skip Warnick, Webmaster
    University of Maryland Libraries

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Tue May 16 2000 - 19:52:06 CUT