Not sure what to do? Need a job? Consider a fellowship at the University of Houston in Digital & Web Projects!
Digital & Web Projects Fellowship Information:
Responsibilities:The Digital and Web Projects Fellowship is a two-year fellowship that offers a recent graduate the opportunity to work in a technologically advanced research library on diverse projects involving digital information and Web development. The Fellow will report to the Head of Computing and Networking Services in the University Libraries and will be principally assigned to initiatives in the Digital Projects, Web Services, and Integrated Library System departments. The Fellow may also be asked to develop and deliver technology training in specific areas for librarians and staff, as well as support development of Web-based instructional tools.
Qualifications:Required: Master’s degree that was obtained in the last twenty-four months from an ALA-accredited program. Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Preferred: Course work, skills, and demonstrated interest in web development, digital projects and emerging library technologies.
Salary: $46,000 to $48,000 anticipated hiring range, depending on qualifications. Excellent benefits package, including health coverage; choice of retirement programs including TIAA-CREF; tax-deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3 hrs/week; no state or local income tax.
The Libraries offer public access to over 300 databases on more than 260 workstations. The Reference and Information Desk serves a diverse mix of traditional and nontraditional students, the greater university community, and a variety of non-university constituencies. The UH Libraries
are a member of the Association of Research Libraries
, the Greater Western Library Alliance
, and the Texas Digital Library
. They hold over 2 million volumes and have a current materials budget of $6 million. Total staff includes 45 professionals and 120 support staff. Additional information available at: http://info.lib.uh.edu
The University of Houston
campus comprises 12 colleges offering 109 undergraduate majors and minors and nearly 200 graduate programs. Reflecting the multicultural community of metropolitan Houston, UH is one of the most ethnically diverse research university campuses in the nation.
, the fourth largest city in the United States, offers all the cultural and recreational opportunities of a great city and is within easy reach of the Gulf of Mexico. It enjoys a very reasonable cost of living and was rated eighth among livable North American cities by Places Rated Almanac.
For additional facts about Houston, including information about its housing market, flourishing arts scene, low cost of living, plus other interesting information, visit our Web site at:
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to John Lehner, Associate Dean for Personnel, Planning, and Systems, University of Houston, 114 University Libraries, Houston, Texas 77204-2000.
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.