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Greenhouse Studios Fellow, University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

 Greenhouse Studios Fellow

Greenhouse Studios | Scholarly Communications Design at the University of Connecticut is accepting applications for a post-MLIS, post-MFA or postdoctoral fellow with an anticipated start date of January, 2020. The Greenhouse Studios Fellow contributes leadership, project management, and research expertise to the production of collaborative multimodal products and supports the strategic initiatives of Greenhouse Studios. The ideal candidate will bring one or a combination of the following to the position: experience in the production of digital scholarship and/or online publishing; a knowledge of current and emerging digital technologies in data management, access, and preservation; knowledge of web and interactive design; and/or working knowledge of data collection and analysis.



As an innovative research unit located within the UConn Library, Greenhouse Studios provides opportunities for fellows to interact with cross-disciplinary partners while exploring new methods for research, experimentation, collaboration, and publication of information. As a member of the UConn Library this position will also contribute to special projects and initiatives as set by the Library’s senior leadership.  The Greenhouse Studios is a joint effort of the UConn Library, School of Fine Arts, and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, with each contributing resources and personnel to advance scholarly communications research.



Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, one-year end date position with the possibility for a second year renewal.  The position is based in Storrs, Connecticut and salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

ALA-accredited MLS or MIS, MFA, Ph.D. or other relevant terminal degree.
Demonstrated ability to develop expertise in current and emerging digital technologies.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of researchers, staff, and students.
Demonstrated ability in analytical reasoning and creative problem solving.
Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent communication skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in an academic research library.
Experience working with cross-disciplinary teams.
Knowledge of metadata structures and data preservation strategies.
Experience using and/or supporting research computing technology.
Broad familiarity with IT systems and infrastructure.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

Closing Date

11/17/2019

How to Apply

Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2020215. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 17, 2019.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020215)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on November 17, 2019.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

Posted

2019-10-18 |  Quick link to this job