The ProgramCoordinator will be responsible for the coordination and management of data workflows and results of the Digital Scholarship Center's machine learning and data visualization platform, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. They will coordinateplanning,resourcesandlogistics,andtrack the timely completion of deliverables for all DSC team projects. Successfulcandidates should have a history of collaborative workacross disciplines anddemonstrateevidence of independence,initiative andoriginality.
The coordinator will collaborate with otherstaff in the University Librariesand with campus partners to ensure that technical standards andprofessionalpractices are followed, monitor production numbers,andwork with contributors to meet project deadlines,resolve potential copyright or privacy concerns reviewscanneditems and metadata for quality control and upload the digital content to our institutionalrepository. This position will also work with faculty andstudents to design and develop new researchprojects.
This position is a twelve (12) month appointment, contingent on additional grant funding, with a comprehensive benefits package.
Relationship and Authority:
This position will report to Dr. James Lee, Digital Scholarship Center co-director.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Deploy and use the DSC's Mellon-sponsored machine learning and data visualization platform for project teams.
Develop program objectives and monitor data on progress to Mellon grant objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions, and develop action steps.
Research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information in order to develop grant proposals, new program ideas, and DSC growth.
Perform related duties related to DSC need.
Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years' experience; -OR- five (5) years' experience.
Experience must be in program coordination.
Knowledge of computational textual analysis and/or computational linguistics.
Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, including MS-Project, MS-Excel and MS-Access.
Demonstratedprojectmanagement skills, andgeneralexperience with Gantt charts.
Ability to establishand maintain effective working relationships.
Based on the nature of this position, the university is unable to provide sponsorship for work visas.
Candidates must complete the online application, attaching a cover letter and resume.
First-round interviews are conducted online via Skype or WebEx and the position will remain open until filled.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on April 30, 2019.
The Digital Scholarship Center:
Located in the Walter C. Langsam Library, the Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) is a joint venture of the University of Cincinnati Libraries and the College of Arts and Sciences. Launched in September 2016 as an academic center, the DSC provides faculty and students across the university with support for digital project conception, design and implementation. For more about the Digital Scholarship Center, visit http://dsc.uc.edu.
Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via the university's recruitment and hiring system located at https://jobs.uc.edu.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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