(4 Apr 2019) NUS Libraries is seeking a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic professional for the position of Digital Scholarship project Librarian / Manager to deliver innovative digital scholarship services for the NUS community.
Duties & Responsibilities
As a member of the Digital Scholarship team, the DS Project Librarian/Manager will:
- Oversee the coordination and completion of digital projects for the NUS Libraries Digital Scholarship Team.
- Oversee all aspects of digital scholarship project management by setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities to team members, tracking progress, and evaluating the success of completed projects.
- Prepare reports for Library management on status of projects.
- Serve as project team lead for some projects as well (especially GIS related ones), and working in partnership with researchers to: a) define the scope of projects, and b) to plan, track, and coordinate activities among librarians, Library IT professionals, and other relevant experts towards the projects’ final execution and launch.
- Provide consultation and training for researchers and students on the use of digital humanities/scholarship tools & skills for e.g. ArcGIS, data visualization, etc. to build basic digital scholarship capacity.
- Collaborate with the Library IT Services to ensure that appropriate hardware, software, and licensing support are available for DS projects.
- Work with team members to promote the Library’s DS services and facilities through events, workshops, conferences, etc.
- Keep 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.
- Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with Bachelor’s degree in Geography with specialization in Geographic Information Systems or Information Systems preferred
Years of Experience
- At least 2-3 years of managing digital projects and/or providing consultation and training in Digital Humanities/Scholarship tools in areas such as GIS, text mining, etc.
Knowledge and Skills required
- Familiarity with a variety of digital scholarship, research and scholarly communication concepts, practices, and procedures
- Familiarity with state of the art trends related to digital scholarship, digital humanities, digital preservation and digital project management in order to pre-empt users’ needs
- Project management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities, projects and DS activities
- Knowledge of data analysis and visualization, web design, text mining and use of APIs
If you have what we are looking for, please access this link for online application https://nuscareers.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=00A9I&lang=en#.XKMVURmks2I.mailto
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Source: Library Association of Singapore