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Humanist Archives: June 14, 2019, 5:59 a.m. Humanist 33.89 - wanted: Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 89.
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        Date: 2019-06-13 13:23:55+00:00
        From: Kirsta Stapelfeldt 
        Subject: Job: Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian

Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian (Librarian I/II position)
Toronto , ON


POSITION: Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian (Librarian I/II position)
DEPARTMENT: University of Toronto Scarborough Library
DATE REQUIRED: September 1, 2019

Are you looking for challenging, meaningful work in a supportive and diverse
environment? Are you looking for a career at one of Canada’s top employers?
Work where the world comes to think, discover, and learn. Consider a career at
the University of Toronto.

About the University of Toronto Libraries

The University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) system is the largest academic library
in Canada and is consistently ranked among the top-10 research libraries in
North America. The system consists of over 40 libraries located on three
university campuses: St. George, Mississauga, and Scarborough. This array of
college libraries, special collections, and specialized libraries and
information centres supports the teaching and research requirements of more than
700 undergraduate degree programs and over 280 graduate programs, including over
60 professional programs, and. In addition to more than 15 million print and
electronic volumes, the library system currently provides access to a vast array
of electronic resources in various forms and over 31,000 linear metres of
archival material. More than 150,000 new items are acquired each year.The
Libraries' data centre houses more than 500 physical and virtual servers and
more than a petabyte of data.

University of Toronto Library System: http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/
University of Toronto: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/

Policies for Librarians: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/faculty-

About the University of Toronto Scarborough Library

The University of Toronto Scarborough, also known as U of T Scarborough or UTSC,
is one of the three main campuses of the University of Toronto. UTSC is an
anchor institution in the eastern GTA and combines the intimacy of a close-knit
campus... best research universities. UTSC is located next to popular natural
landmarks in Toronto's greenest area, and is in one of Toronto's most
diverse and multicultural neighbourhoods. The UTSC Library aligns itself with
campus partners to serve this quickly growing campus within the larger UTL

The Opportunity

The UTSC Library's Digital Scholarship Unit (DSU) invites applications for an
enthusiastic, skilled candidate to fill the position of Digital Projects &
Technologies Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator, Digital Scholarship Unit,
the successful candidate will contribute in diverse, collaborative teams to the
design, development and delivery of innovative and forward-thinking DSU service

Required Qualifications

  *   A degree from an accredited Masters level program in library and
information studies
  *   Knowledge of diverse metadata/cataloging/archival descriptive standards
and controlled vocabularies, metadata harvesting and crosswalks, as well as
  *   Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies independently
  *   Demonstrated, strong analytical and organizational skills
  *   Knowledge of standard web technologies (XML/JavaScript/JSON)
  *   Demonstrated capacity for working in a diverse, fast-paced, results-
oriented, collaborative, and dynamic environment
  *   Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  *   Experience working with software developers and/or systems administrators
  *   Experience with/Demonstrated interest in Open Source software and Open
Access communities
  *   Experience with/demonstrated interest in DevOps practices & tools
  *   Familiarity with application development languages and tools
  *   Experience with content/digital asset management systems and repositories
(Islandora/Drupal/Fedora preferred)
  *   Demonstrated success in a key role in digital scholarship projects
  *   Relevant experience as an academic librarian

Salary and Terms of Appointment Salary and appointment level are based on
experience and qualifications. This is a permanent status stream position.

Application Materials Required: A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact
information for three references of which at least two have supervised your
work. Please send a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf) with a file name
convention of [Surname, FirstName.UTSCTech] to Library Human Resources at
utlhr@utoronto.ca; or to Room 1140, 130 St. George
Street, University of Toronto Libraries, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5; or by fax to
(416) 946-5543 by July 14, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and
proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values
regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to
excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed
to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
(AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection
processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for
applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point
during the application and hiring process, please contact

The University of Toronto Libraries thanks all applicants but will only contact
applicants selected for an interview.

NOTE: Librarians at the University of Toronto are members of the University of
Toronto Faculty Association.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons
of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with
disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.

Closes: 14 July, 2019
University of Toronto Libraries
Toronto , ON

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