Part-Time Digital Projects Librarian - Gumberg Library
Commensurate with experience
Location: Gumberg Library
Position Status: Part-Time
Position Number: 70-141/870024
FLSA Status: non-exempt
Reporting to the
Head of Systems and Scholarly Communications, the Digital Projects Librarian is
responsible for managing and creating selected collections within Duquesne
University’s institutional repository (bepress Digital Commons) and Digital
Collections Platform (OCLC CONTENTdm).
As a condition of
employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and
part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide
proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.
New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the
vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form
for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form,
contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Employees with approved exemptions will be required
to be tested on a regular basis.
Projects Librarian digitizes, edits, and preserves content, works with content
providers including editorial boards, students, and faculty, and works
collaboratively with other members of Duquesne University’s Gumberg Library.
The position also supports the library’s burgeoning data curation and
Completes other duties as assigned.
To be hired as Digital Projects Librarian, an MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited
master’s degree program is required. Other candidates such as those with
degrees from related fields or current MLIS/MLS students are welcome to apply
and may be hired with the position title Digital Projects Assistant.
Experience with bepress Digital Commons, CONTENTdm, Adobe Acrobat Professional,
and document scanning software. Experience with data visualization software
such as Microsoft Power BI. Familiarity with dataset curation and management
successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and
training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to
perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and
recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and
respect consistent with the University’s Mission. Demonstrated experience with, and
understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students,
faculty, staff and others).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the
Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University
and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The
mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of
service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an
ecumenical campus community.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information
for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values
equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We
aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects
contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus
community. We particularly encourage applications from members of
underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter
membership in this
region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and
its Spiritan heritage by
Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they
see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and
furthering its mission.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community,
the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in
mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity,
Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and
as an employer.