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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Electronic Text and Imaging Center Coordinator
University of Maryland Libraries
AS-5881 / Exempt Staff Position Vacancy
TITLE: Manager, Electronic Text and Imaging Center
LOCATION: Information Technology Division and Public
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:
THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Skip Warnick, Webmaster
University of Maryland Libraries
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