Summary Description: The Columbia University Libraries seek an Assistant Director for its newly formed Digital Scholarship division to help lead a team that is coordinating library-facilitated digital scholarship projects. This position also connects the library's efforts to emergent themes and approaches around scholarly communication. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship, the Assistant Director develops and promotes programs, services, and relationships that advance the ability of Columbia scholars to communicate knowledge in impactful ways to essential audiences online. With oversight of key library staff, this position supports work in the digital humanities, in scholarly publishing, and in digital repository services. Further, the Assistant Director will be instrumental in designing digital scholarly projects and faculty partnerships within the libraries. This position also coordinates scholarly communication outreach activities on campus and participates in national forums and organizations.Position Duties:- Oversees the evaluation, development, and ongoing maintenance of digital scholarship projects with faculty and students across disciplines and platforms, including Columbia's open access repository, online journal publishing services, and the development of innovative applications that convey the research of Columbia University's scholars online.- Coordinates the development and promotion of the library's scholarly communication initiatives and outreach activities focused on access to and impact of Columbia-based research and scholarship.- As a member of the Digital Scholarship leadership team, represents the library's efforts in as an active participant in national forums and relevant working groups.As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries are comprised of a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence.Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: - Commitment to supporting and working in a multicultural and diverse environment- Experience in developing and/or leading research initiatives or projects- Understanding of current issues, trends, and new and emerging technologies used to support scholarly communication and digital scholarship in research libraries- Track record of engagement in scholarly communication and digital scholarship trends and initiatives in research institutions- Knowledge of academic research and publishing processes- Exceptional communication and organizational skills
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.