Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects for Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) in the Yale University Library. Oversees all aspects of digital scholarship project management. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects. Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks across a spectrum of technologies and digital services. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the Director of Digital Scholarship Services. Helps define, assess, execute and complete Digital Scholarship Services projects. Serving as project team lead, coordinates activities among team of librarians, data specialists, developers, and other experts. Plans, tracks and communicates resources, tasks, and processes for DSS projects. Participates in development, maintenance and day-to-day oversight of projects in support of digital scholarship services. Collaborates with the Library IT central ITS to ensure that appropriate hardware, software and licensing support are available for DSS projects. Works with Assessment Librarian and DSS staff to document and share project metrics and progress. Keeps 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.
Posting Position Title: Project Manager, Digital Scholarship
University Job Title: Digital Scholarship Project Manager
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated project management expertise and familiarity with Project Management software.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to operate within a complex work environment, working both independently and within a team setting.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability to motivate and mobilize a team around shared goals.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree in Library and Information Science.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.