Research Librarian for Digital Humanities
The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative, and user-oriented professional for the position of Research Librarian for Digital Humanities.
This librarian is an integral part of UCI Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) Department (https://www.lib.uci.edu/dss
) and is a highly sought-after instructor, consultant, and collaborator both within the Libraries and across the UCI campus. The Librarian provides instruction and consultation services for digital humanities research, provides technical support on project work, contributes to digital humanities projects, and serves as the subject liaison to African American Studies.
Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. The UCI Libraries is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
At the heart of University of California, Irvine’s academic community, the UCI Libraries plays a vital role in enabling our outstanding students, faculty and researchers to create new knowledge, develop lifelong learning skills, and make meaningful contributions to society. We value innovation and collaboration, and we are committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Libraries’ physical spaces consist of the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library.
The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles and located on the homelands of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, (https://diversity.lib.uci.edu/land-acknowledgement)
. Founded in 1965, UCI has over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 1,800 faculty and staff. Nearly 67% of UCI students identify themselves as Asian American, African American, Chicano/Latino, or Native American. Over 50% of UCI’s bachelor’s degrees are awarded to first generation college students. The University is committed to serving students from all backgrounds as demonstrated by UCI’s Black Thriving Initiative, (https://inclusion.uci.edu/uci-black-thriving-initiative/
) and its designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), and a Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), (https://inclusion.uci.edu/msi/
). The New York Times ranks UCI as the #1 college doing the most for the American Dream, and U.S. News and Report ranks UCI among the top ten public universities in the nation. The University offers graduate degrees in more than 100 academic disciplines and interdisciplinary programs in addition to the M.D. and J.D.
The full position description is listed on the UCI Libraries website at https://www.lib.uci.edu/current-librarian-and-administrative-vacancies
with links to additional websites featuring campus and community information.
Apply via UCI AP Recruit
Appointment is anticipated to be at the Assistant or Associate Librarian rank with a salary of $60,116 - $89,655.
Applications received by November 16, 2022
will receive first consideration.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Research Librarian for Digital Humanities
||University of California, Irvine
||$60,116 - $89,655
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- Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or an equivalent combination of relevant advanced degree and library experience.
- Knowledge of and experience with digital humanities tools and methodologies, such as text mining, data visualization, image analysis, sentiment analysis, text, image, and/or network analysis, and common scripting languages.
- Demonstrated knowledge of current issues in digital humanities.
- Educational background or experience sufficient to perform subject-specialized reference, instruction, collection development, and collaborative projects in African American Studies.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as effectiveness in balancing and completing multiple assignments and projects.
- Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
- Strong public presentation skills.
- Successful teaching experience in a library or in higher education.
- Commitment to user-centered library services.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
- Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to promote teamwork, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness within the UCI Libraries and the campus.
- Ability to meet the University of California criteria for advancement and promotion.
- Advanced educational background in African American Studies, or related subject area
- Experience providing reference, instruction, and collection development in an academic library setting
- Experience with outreach, programming, and grant writing
||This listing expires on: 1/23/2023