The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an energetic, creative, knowledgeable, and user-oriented librarian for the position of Head of Digital Scholarship Services. The successful candidate will play a key role in leading innovation and collaboration in the Libraries’ digital scholarship program.
The Head of the Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) Department is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing an active, comprehensive digital scholarship program that meets the needs of a growing campus and the evolving environment of scholarly communication. Within the UCI Libraries, the Head of DSS and team members often partner with library managers, research librarians, and staff on initiatives and services. Externally, the Head and DSS team members collaborate with faculty, administrators, staff, and students in all disciplines across campus as well as with other campus organizations such as the Office of Information Technology, the Office of Research, and the Graduate Division. The Head of DSS leads a team of four librarians and a programmer analyst and works collaboratively with them to develop team projects and services. The Head of DSS, who reports to the AUL for Research Resources, is an active member of Leadership Council, the UCI Libraries’ senior management team responsible for library-wide planning and policy making, and the Research Resources Leadership Team.
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.
The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and inclusive excellence. 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. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 35,598 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,600 faculty and staff. Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UCI is noted for its top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.