21.221 job at the Mellon

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 06:44:34 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 221.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 06:20:49 +0100
         From: "Donald Waters" <DJW_at_mellon.org>
         Subject: Position announcement

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Associate Program Officer
Scholarly Communications Program

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seeks applications for the position of
Associate Program Officer in its Scholarly Communications program. The
Foundation's programs in this area provide support for the creation,
cataloging, dissemination and preservation of scholarly resources
necessary for teaching, learning, and research in higher education,
particularly in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. The
Program Officer will work primarily with, and under the supervision of,
the Foundation's senior Program Officer in Scholarly Communications.
The primary responsibilities will be to assist in the design of new
programs, screen and evaluate proposals, monitor and provide detailed
analysis of grantees' reports, prepare written reports and grant
recommendations for the Trustees, and make site visits as necessary.

The ideal candidate will have recently earned a PhD in a humanities or
social science discipline, have experience in higher education,
preferably in academic libraries, with an understanding of the roles of
publishers, libraries, museums, and archives in the advance of
scholarship. Candidates should also have a deep interest in building
long-term capacities for scholarly communications in the research
universities, liberal arts colleges, and other institutions that the
Foundation supports. Personal initiative, strong oral and written
communication skills, excellent analytical and organizational abilities,
attention to detail, and facility with online communication and
data-management systems are all essential.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that
makes grants in the areas of higher education and scholarship, arts and
culture, public affairs, and conservation and the environment. The
Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive
salary, outstanding benefits, and excellent working conditions.
Applications, including a cover letter, resume and salary requirements,
should be sent by October 1, 2007 to:

Oscar De La Cruz
Human Resources Manager
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
140 E. 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065;

Electronic submissions are welcome and should be addressed to:
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