Duquesne University: Gumberg Library
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Position Status: Part-time
Hours: 25 hours/week
Position Number: 822001 / 68-19
Open Date: November 24, 2021
Under the direction of the Head of Systems and Scholarly Communications, this part-time
non-tenure track faculty position supports the library’s systems and scholarly communications efforts through maintaining the institutional
repository, contributing to the culture of assessment through data collection, and supporting the server-based and endpoint software used by
the library. Works twenty-five hours weekly.
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
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
- Collect, promote, and enhance access to campus scholarship, including
electronic theses and dissertations, and other mission-centric collections through the institutional repository.
- Coordinate the
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation filing process.
- Provide education and consultation services related to scholarly
- Facilitate the collection, analysis, and interpretation of library operational data.
- Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library
and Information Science (MLIS) from an American Library Association accredited institution.
- Customer-focused orientation with
excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, technical, written, and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work in a highly
collaborative environment with a diverse constituency.
- Demonstrated familiarity with current issues of scholarly communication,
including copyright, and the ability to convey these complex issues to a diverse audience.
- Knowledge of tools related to scholarly
communication including repository platforms, data management software, scholarly profile platforms and services, content management
systems, citation management software, and data cleaning tools.
- Experience with Digital Commons, CONTENTdm, Islandora, or similar repository software.
- Knowledge of Dublin Core, METS/ALTO,
MARC, and other metadata standards.
- Knowledge of the standard technologies and processes employed at modern academic
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.
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