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Job Postings: Archival Description Project Assistant (2-year term; 3 positions available), MPK-Cultural Diversity Inquiry, MPK-Global Digital Humanities

Submitted by Kristen Gall:  

Archival Description Project Assistant

Description: Under the direction of the Archival Description Project Coordinator, assists with various projects to improve intellectual and physical control over and access to special collections materials held in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library and the Theatre Research Institute at the Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL); reviews all existing description for designated archival collections and some/all physical materials associated with each collection; compares description to physical contents and makes any necessary revisions, additions, or deletions according to Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and OSUL’s description guidelines; following the More Product, Less Process (MPLP) model, performs clean-up activities on archival collections, including re-housing collections and other light processing activities; ensures containers are labeled correctly and verifies that container shelving locations have been recorded accurately in all appropriate systems; assists in on-going shelf reads and other location maintenance projects; supervises one or more student assistants. All projects will heavily utilize Archivists’ Toolkit and other computer-based metadata management tools in use by OSUL; previous experience with metadata migration between databases or content management systems is beneficial but not required; experience with or knowledge of the topical areas of collections to be worked on in this project also beneficial but not required. (See the collection websites for the Rare Books & Manuscripts Library and the Theatre Research Institute for more information.)

Works under the general supervision of the Archival Description Project Coordinator, in consultation with the Special Collections Processing Manager, and alongside one or more additional project assistants; consults and collaborates with others throughout the library as appropriate; may perform other duties as assigned.

This position provides a great opportunity for an early-career archivist with prior archival processing and description experience to work alongside other early-career archivists on a project to grow and develop strong, standards-based archival technical service skills.

The Special Collections Description & Access Department is a collaborative and supportive environment that engages in on-the-job learning and development opportunities for staff members; additionally, Ohio State University Libraries offers and array of professional training opportunities that assist staff in preparing for the next stages in their careers. Please be aware that travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered with this position.

There are multiple positions available.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or education/experience equivalent; experience performing archival arrangement and description; experience writing and editing archival description following DACS; ability to follow complex instructions with a high degree of accuracy; strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail; ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment; strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills; works in archival storage conditions where temperatures are approximately 62 degrees F; must be able to lift 40 lbs. and push a cart weighing up to 80 lbs.

Desired qualifications: The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in one or more of the following: Metadata transformation or migration (particularly using XSLT or complex spreadsheet manipulation); Archival collection clean-up, including: re-processing archival collections, finishing processing on a collection started by another processor, and/or cleaning up inaccurate archival description; Diverse processing experience, including experience with collections of many sizes, formats, and complexities; creating and editing EAD (Encoded Archival Description); research in or other advanced knowledge of the topical strengths of the collections to be worked on during this project, particularly theatre and avant garde literature; supervision of undergraduate student employees (or an equivalent level of supervision).

Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/hr/postings/78461 from May 6 through May 21, 2017.

Librarian for Cultural Diversity Inquiry

Mary P. Key Diversity Resident

The Ohio State University (OSU) Libraries seeks a dynamic librarian for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident. OSU Libraries’ two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program provides mentorship for a successful transition from academic training to research librarianship, provides hands-on exposure in many areas of the University Libraries, and contributes to advancing diversity initiatives for both the academic librarianship profession and The Ohio State University Libraries. The program provides professional development in a nurturing, yet productive, real world environment at one of the top 10 public university libraries in the country. The Resident will be encouraged to participate in selected workshops, conferences, and committees and develop a robust portfolio of engagement at the start of their library career.

This Resident will advance the understanding of OSUL special collections as resources for cultural diversity inquiry. The University’s commitment to diversity in people and of ideas is supported by the University Libraries’ world class special collections and the enhanced learning experience provided by access to the many significant primary source collections within special collections that reveal cultural diversity. Through innovative research services, the Resident will connect our distinctive collections to curricular opportunities where special collections can enlighten, inspire, and enhance a deep understanding of diversity. Reporting to the Head of Thompson Library Special Collections, the Resident will work in close collaboration with the Head of Research Services, Head of Teaching and Learning, as well as with colleagues in the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, University Archives, and Area Studies.

Responsibilities:
• Investigate special collections for diversity content. Work with all special collections curators to identify multicultural strengths in holdings.
• Conduct an environmental scan of teaching departments. Analyze trends and cultural diversity practices in OSU’s arts and humanities departments to develop special collections teaching and research services.
• Develop an outreach plan to highlight cultural diversity inquiry opportunities including possibilities of LibGuides, blog and social media postings to feature diversity holdings.
• Advance transformative teaching and foster interdisciplinary collaborations. Actively engage with instructors as partners in integrating information fluency and cultural diversity concepts into curriculum, and connect special collections with subject librarians.
• Provide consulting. Assist scholars and students with distinctive collections of culturally diverse significance that serve to advance their teaching, learning, and research.
• Work closely with relevant Libraries units to develop metadata that will enable discoverability of culturally diverse materials.
• Serve on selected library committees and work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
• Begin development of a research agenda that will contribute to an area of scholarship.
Qualifications:
Required:
• Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent program completed by the time of appointment.
• Demonstrated familiarity with topics related to cultural diversity.
• Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Interest in professional development.

Desired:
• Evidence of a user-centered vision.
• Experience working with special collections.
• Aptitude for working productively with a diverse range of faculty, students, and academic professional staff.
About the Appointment:
This is a full-time, two-year visiting faculty (non-tenure track) position. As a Visiting Faculty member, the Resident is strongly encouraged to engage in professional research and publication. The Resident will provide a faculty annual report as well as periodic reports to the Diversity Committee to track progress on established objectives. Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and experience.

Discover Ohio State:
For 147 years, The Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It’s where friendships are forged. It’s where rivalries and revelry are born.

The University’s main campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

University Libraries provides patrons with access to information at 13 locations across the Columbus campus to support the research, teaching and learning needs of students and scholars, Buckeyes and beyond. We offer services and educational resources that open minds and advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. Our libraries provide access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources available anytime anywhere, and special collections of exceptional quality and distinction. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to enable a variety of
learning styles and research methods. We strive to provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and services – in your home, in your office, inside one of our welcoming facilities, or wherever your scholarly pursuits lead you. Librarians familiar with the subject areas and expert in associated research techniques are available for consultation.

Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.

Benefits:
The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 10 days of vacation, 15 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview.

Application:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by June 4, 2017. Please send cover letter, CV, references, salary history and requirements to Patrick Schell at schell.84@osu.edu. Please include the position title in the subject field.

Contact Information: Patrick Schell, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5917.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Global Digital Humanities Librarian

Mary P. Key Diversity Resident

The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) seeks a dynamic librarian for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident. OSU Libraries’ two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program provides mentorship for a successful transition from academic training to research librarianship, provides hands-on exposure in many areas of the University Libraries, and contributes to advancing diversity initiatives for both the academic librarianship profession and The Ohio State University Libraries. The program provides professional development in a nurturing, yet productive, real-world environment at one of the top 10 public university libraries in the country. The Resident will be encouraged to participate in selected workshops, conferences, and committees and develop a robust portfolio of engagement at the start of their library career.

The Resident will serve as the Global Digital Humanities Librarian for the Research Services and Area Studies programs that lead the Libraries in creating new, engagement-centered research service models based in cross-university partnerships, user-oriented assessment, and long-standing success in advancing information literacy. As a member of the Research Services and Area Studies teams, the Resident will connect faculty and students in international and area studies departments with the Libraries’ growing digital humanities services through the Research Commons. The Resident will work collaboratively with colleagues across the Libraries to support this academic community throughout the research lifecycle from content generation/acquisition to data curation. The Resident will contribute to the Libraries’ ongoing efforts to deeply engage with and support digital humanities scholarship by acting as a liaison for multidisciplinary area studies research centers. Situated at the intersection of disciplines, resources, and services, this position will support the University’s efforts to create distinctive and internationally recognized scholarship and to facilitate knowledge exchange on a global scale. Reporting to the Digital Humanities Librarian, the Resident will enrich the Libraries’ support for the innovative research and teaching underway at one of the world’s most prominent research institutions.

Responsibilities:
• Serve as OSUL’s digital humanities liaison to relevant area studies departments and multidisciplinary research centers.
• Engage with area studies faculty and students to support digital humanities research and scholarship.
• Collaborate with library colleagues to develop and deliver instruction on digital humanities tools and methods.
• Collaborate with library colleagues in research services and area studies to promote digital humanities services that support research and research pedagogy.
• Hold regular office hours in the Area Studies department.
• Develop and strengthen partnerships between the Libraries and other University initiatives such
as the Global Gateways Program and the Humanities and the Arts Discovery Theme.
• Serve on selected OSUL committees and work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion
Committee.
• Begin development of a research agenda that will contribute to an area of scholarship.

Qualifications:
Required:
• Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent program or
relevant PhD completed by the time of appointment.
• Familiarity with current and emerging digital humanities tools and methods.
• Oral, written, and reading proficiency in a foreign language other than English.

Desired:
• Experience using digital humanities tools and methods (e.g. text analysis, text encoding, GIS,
database design, website development, minimal design).
• Project management experience.
• Understanding of the issues related to digital humanities work (e.g. infrastructure, collaborators’
rights, evaluation guidelines, sustainability issues).
• Understanding of the issues related to global digital humanities work (e.g. cultural sensitivities,
cultural representation, foreign language special characters, etc.).

About the Appointment:
This is a full-time, two-year visiting faculty (non-tenure track) position. As a Visiting Faculty member, the
Resident is strongly encouraged to engage in professional research and publication. The Resident will
provide a faculty annual report as well as periodic reports to the Diversity Committee to track progress
on established objectives. Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and experience.

Discover Ohio State:
For 147 years, The Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic
achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It’s where friendships are forged. It’s where rivalries and
revelry are born.

The University’s main campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio’s best and
one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic
medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State
has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

University Libraries provides patrons with access to information at 13 locations across the Columbus
campus to support the research, teaching and learning needs of students and scholars, Buckeyes and
beyond. We offer services and educational resources that open minds and advance equity, inclusion,
and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. Our libraries provide access to deep research
collections, an extensive offering of online resources available anytime anywhere, and special collections
of exceptional quality and distinction. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to enable a variety of
learning styles and research methods. We strive to provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and
services – in your home, in your office, inside one of our welcoming facilities, or wherever your scholarly
pursuits lead you. Librarians familiar with the subject areas and expert in associated research
techniques are available for consultation.

Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.

Benefits:
The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 10 days of vacation, 15 days of sick leave, 10
paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s
annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits,
see: https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview.

Application:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received
by June 4, 2017. Please send cover letter, CV, references, salary history and requirements to Patrick
Schell at schell.84@osu.edu. Please include the position title in the subject field.

Contact Information: Patrick Schell, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210,
614-292-5917.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity,
national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

 

Job Posting: Fiscal Officer

Description: Under the direction of the Business Manager, the fiscal officer/accountant is responsible for day-to-day administration of departmental policies and processes related to fiscal activity including journals, deposits, procurement, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and asset management. This position will also serve as the Equipment Coordinator, PCard Manager and backup for overseeing the processing of fines collected from patrons for the Libraries.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration and three years of financial management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; high degree of experience with MS Word and Excel.

Desired Qualifications: Attention to detail and accuracy; well-developed analytic and problem solving skills; customer service experience; highly developed communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver assignments on time; high degree of integrity.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/78165 from April 22 through April 30, 2017.

Job Posting: Fiscal Associate

Description: The Fiscal Associate will provide operational and financial support for the Thompson Business Office. Responsible for oversight and processing of patron fine collection, approves paper and electronic invoices/credits for payment, including credit card statements; verifies receipt of items on invoices against correct Libraries’ acquisition system purchase order numbers; reviews invoices & Sierra records for presence and accuracy of title in bibliographic record; works with ACQ and accounting to resolve credit card discrepancies.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience; high degree of experience with MS Word and Excel.

Desired Qualifications: Attention to detail and accuracy; well-developed analytic and problem solving skills; customer service experience; highly developed communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver assignments on time; one year of general accounting experience.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77843 from April 8 through April 16, 2017.

Job Posting: Library Associate 2: Thompson Library Evening/Night Supervisor

Description: Supervises evening activities of the Thompson Library Circulation area; oversees evening activities and directs public service operation to ensure policies and procedures are carried out with the purpose of friendly and efficient service to all patrons; communicates directly with patrons and departmental staff; hires, trains, schedules, and evaluates staff and student assistants; processes materials for bibliographic/item record corrections; performs other duties as assigned; may be called upon to assist in security/building related issues. Working Hours: Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Hours change during finals and breaks.

Required qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent certificate. 600 hours training in library practices and procedures (or six months of experience). 100 hours training in management/supervision (or one month experience) or equivalent.

Desired qualifications: Library experience and knowledge of Sierra desirable; personal computing experience preferred; supervision skills desirable.

Accepting internal applicants only through April 9, 2017.  Please use the following link to apply: http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77692.

Job Posting: Archival Description Project Coordinator – 2 year term

Description: Under the direction of the Special Collections Processing Manager, this position will lead a project team responsible for improving intellectual and physical control over and access to special collections materials held in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library and the Theatre Research Institute at the Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL); reviews all existing description for designated archival collections and all physical materials associated with each collection; compares description to physical contents and makes any necessary revisions, additions, or deletions according to Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and OSUL’s description guidelines; following the More Product, Less Process (MPLP) model, performs or oversees minimal processing activities for designated archival collections; ensures containers are labeled correctly and verifies that container shelving locations have been recorded accurately in all appropriate systems; assists in on-going shelf reads and other location maintenance projects; supervises one or more fulltime project staff members and several student assistants, assigns and reviews all of their work activities; responsible for quality control of all work done during the project; collaborates daily with the project’s Metadata Specialist to ensure that description of collections worked on by the project team are recorded accurately in Archivists’ Toolkit and OSUL’s ILS (III Sierra), with finding aids for collections published to the OSUL website; works under the general supervision of the Special Collections Processing Manager, in consultation with the Head of Special Collections Description & Access, and in daily collaboration with 3-5 additional team members involved in this project; consults and collaborates with others throughout the library as appropriate; may perform other duties as assigned.

This position provides a great opportunity for an archivist with a minimum of 2-years processing experience to take their next career step and put that knowledge into practice as a project leader. An archivist working in this position will have the opportunity to gain in-depth project management and leadership skills while working as a member of a highly-collaborative team. The Special Collections Description & Access Department is a supportive environment that engages in on-the-job learning and development opportunities for staff members; additionally, Ohio State University Libraries offers and array of professional training opportunities that assist staff in preparing for the next stages in their careers. Please be aware that travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered with this position.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; two years of experience in position(s) with primary or significant focus on archival arrangement and description tasks, such as processing or accessioning. Two years of experience writing and editing finding aids following DACS; strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail; ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment as a member of a team project; strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills; works in archival storage conditions where temperatures are approximately 62 degrees F; must be able to lift 40 lbs. and push a cart weighing up to 80 lbs.

Desired Qualifications: Diverse experience processing archival collections, including experience processing collections of many sizes, formats, and complexities; experience processing collections according to MPLP guidelines with strong comprehension of MPLP principles; thorough knowledge of DACS rules; project management and/or supervisory experience, particularly supervision of archival arrangement and description activities; demonstrated ability to follow complex guidelines with a high degree of accuracy; experience in workflow development and/or documentation; experience using an archival collection management system, such as Archivists’ Toolkit; experience working in a collaborative archival setting.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77640 from April 1 through April 16, 2017.

First-Year Experience Instructional Aid Assistant – 2 year term

Description: The First-Year Experience (FYE) Instructional Aid Assistant will facilitate, coordinate, and manage University Libraries services in support of first-year students. This includes: oversight and coordination in the delivery of OutLoud, the online library assignment deployed within the for-credit University Survey course taught by academic advisors; coordination and teaching of workshops for the First-Year Success Series; collaboration on outreach and messaging to new students and families, including coordination of the family lounge during new student orientation; support of subject librarians in their work with first year students; collaboration with OSUL’s Research Tutor and Reference Department on instructional support and outreach to first year students.

Please be aware that travel reimbursement and relocation assistance will not be offered with this position. This is a two-year term position.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communications, English, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience with online and in-person instruction of first year undergraduates or late high school students (juniors and seniors); strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to coordinate multiple projects; experience with gathering, synthesizing, and reporting program evaluation data.

Desired Qualifications: Experience in coordinating recurring programs or large events; experience delivering instructional content; experience with training others to deliver instructional content; experience with outreach to campus or community; experience with writing web content or using social media for outreach purposes; knowledge of information literacy instruction best practices.

Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77461 from March 25 through April 2, 2017.

Job Postings: Front End Web Developer – 2 year term; Data Visualization Specialist – 2 year term

Front End Web Developer – 2 year term

Description: As a member of the AD&S team, the front end web developer will design and build discovery and access interfaces for the digital library, content management systems, library catalogs, digital exhibits, learning resources, and other systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing accessible and responsive interfaces to these products to provide a positive experience for partners, students, and Libraries staff and faculty. This position provides a great opportunity to design creative and usable solutions, making a significant impact on how patrons and staff experience services at the University Libraries.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience; significant experience programming in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS; significant experience in responsive and mobile web design (such as flexible grids, flexible images, and media queries); significant experience using graphics software, such as InDesign, Photoshop, or Omnigraffle; significant experience building themes/templates for content management systems (such as Drupal and WordPress).

Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77383 from March 18 through March 26, 2017.

Data Visualization Specialist – 2 year term

Description: The Data Visualization Specialist will help researchers and project teams understand and use data visualization techniques to support their work. The specialist will support the research agendas of faculty and students, enhance curricula, and encourage research innovation across the University relating to data visualization and visual thinking. The specialist will provide consulting services to faculty and students and collaborate with other campus units already providing visualization and design services. The specialist will work closely with the Data Management Services Librarian, the Digital Humanities Librarian, the GIS Specialist, the Head of Digital Initiatives, and others in both the Research Commons and elsewhere in University Libraries to increase understanding of visual data issues, ranging from preparing data for visualization to limitations of data visualization. The specialist will be responsible for leveraging research software and technology resources to enhance course development and research innovation. This position reports to the Manager of the Research Commons.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Information Science, Graphic Design, related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience; experience or background in data science, data analytics, or experience in graphic design; experience working with a variety of proprietary and open source data visualization applications, such as those used to create timelines, maps, dashboards, infographics, charts, graphs, etc.; experience with, and knowledge of, digital research tools and methods; understanding of university research environments and the ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment; excellent communications skills including the ability to clearly and concisely express complex work and ideas in everyday language; demonstrated planning and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently on projects.

Desired qualifications: Master’s degree or other advanced degree in Computer/Information Science or field related to Art, Technology, or Design; experience teaching data visualization techniques using specific software such as Tableau, Gephi, Excel, ArcGIS, InDesign or Google Fusion Tables; teaching experience in higher education; experience or familiarity with web-delivered interactive visualizations; experience or familiarity with creating visualizations from real-time data streams; experience with visualizing text analysis.

Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77418 from March 18, 2017 through April 2, 2017.

Job Posting: AV Assessment & Process Assistant

Description: Working under the supervision of the Head of Preservation & Reformatting, the incumbent will develop and implement a plan for assessing the Ohio State University Libraries’ audiovisual collections, with a focus on rare and unique items. The incumbent will also develop and pilot a workflow and create associated documentation for on-demand reformatting of rare and unique audiovisual collections in a range of formats through trusted audiovisual preservation and reformatting vendors. In the context of a vibrant and developing infrastructure for managing and preserving digital collections and maturing programs of digital reformatting and born-digital curation, this position will work closely with colleagues and in different spaces across the organization, particularly in the Special Collections Description and Access Department, Thompson Library Special Collections, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Archives, the Music and Dance Library, and the Library Information Technology Department. May include supervision of student assistants.  This is a two-year term position.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; working knowledge of a variety of analog and digital audiovisual formats and the preservation concerns associated with each. Experience with digitization; ability to communicate effectively in writing, on the phone, and in person in a variety of settings; ability to work independently but maintain excellent communication with supervisor. Ability to work on one’s feet, push and pull carts, lift up to 30 pounds.

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience with the principles and practices of digital preservation and archiving; advanced training in a field related to media, archival, museum, information, or preservation studies; some coursework relevant to audiovisual preservation; experience working with audiovisual preservation vendors; experience surveying and assessing library, museum or archives collections; experience developing and implementing workflows.

 Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77375 from March 18, 2017 through April 2, 2017.

Job Opening: Executive Assistant

Description: The Ohio State University Libraries is looking to fill the role of Executive Assistant (EA), supporting the office of the Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries. This position provides a broad range of high-level professional administrative support, primarily to the Vice Provost and to other members of the executive team as needed.

The EA anticipates challenges and makes recommendations for solutions and improvements; performs with advanced levels of independence, judgment, and responsibility in decision making; and keeps abreast of organizational objectives, policies, procedures, and related information to maintain a comprehensive awareness of the Libraries.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate education or administrative field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; extensive work-related experience supporting senior level leadership; experience dealing with sensitive or confidential information appropriately; evidence of highly developed communication skills (interpersonal, written and verbal) commensurate with serving the needs of an executive office; excellent customer service skills; ability to be highly resourceful and function equally effectively in a team or independently; ability to conduct all activities with an exceptional level of judgement, poise and professionalism is paramount; ability to multi-task and embrace a fast paced environment where priorities are abundant and can shift; must be comfortable with ambiguity and have the ability to make decisions, stay focused, efficient, and effective in in that context; advanced proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.

Desired qualifications: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; current knowledge of university policies, rules, and regulations and experience in higher education setting/academic environment.

Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/77210 from March 11, 2017 through March 19, 2017.

Job Posting: Front End Web Developer

Description: As a member of the AD&S team, the front-end web developer will design and build discovery and access interfaces for the digital library, content management systems, library catalogs, digital exhibits, learning resources, and other systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing accessible and responsive interfaces to these products to provide a positive experience for partners, students, and Libraries staff and faculty. This position provides a great opportunity to design creative and usable solutions, making a significant impact on how patrons and staff experience services at the University Libraries.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience; 2+ years of experience programming in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS; 2+ years of experience in responsive and mobile web design (such as flexible grids, flexible images, and media queries); 2+ years of experience using graphics software, such as InDesign, Photoshop, or Omnigraffle; 2+ years of experience building themes/templates for content management systems (such as Drupal and WordPress).

 Desired Qualifications: Experience with JavaScript libraries (jQuery) and CSS preprocessors (such as LESS or SASS)

 Please apply online at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/76854 from February 25 through March 12, 2017.

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