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Position: Assistant Librarian
Institution: Cork Institute of Technology
Department: CIT Library
Location: Cork, Munster, Ireland
Duties: To lead in the establishment, implementation, and assessment of digital scholarship services that support research efforts at CIT in the context of Open Science initiatives and ongoing developments in scholarly communication. To provide expertise and leadership to the Library and the broader Institute community on digital scholarship and related issues during every phase of the research cycle in the context of Open Science initiatives and developments. These will include, but are not limited to repository platforms, publication strategy, copyright, research impact, bibliometrics, etc
Requirements: Degree and a recognised post-graduate qualification in Librarianship/Information Studies or a related discipline. Demonstrated knowledge of repository software and technologies, metadata standards, and discovery tools. Knowledge of Open Access (OA) policies and requirements. Knowledge of copyright and licensing issues pertaining to scholarly content, including traditional copyright as well as Creative Commons and other OA licenses. Proven capability for managing a variety of tasks and multiple priorities. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently in a team environment. Demonstrated initiative and proven ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession. Excellent analytical, time management, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a highly collaborative, inclusive and multi-faceted research environment. Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated forward thinking, flexible and strong service-orientation
Text: Assistant Librarian (Digital Scholarship Services) Grade VI Cork Institute of Technology which incorporates the CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, CIT Cork School of Music and the National Maritime College of Ireland, invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following positions. CIT LIBRARY Assistant Librarian: Grade VI Metadata & Research Data Services (Permanent Whole Time Contract) Assistant Librarian: Grade VI Digital Scholarship Services (12 Month Fixed Term Contract) Salary Scales: Grade VI: 46,771.00 to 57,157.00 euros per annum (including long service increments) For all new appointees to the Public Sector, the starting salary will be at the minimum of the scale. Candidates should note that remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with Government pay policy. Information on Cork Institute of Technology Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is a publicly funded higher education provider of high national and international standing located in Cork, Ireland?s second largest city and capital of Ireland?s south-western Munster province. With currently ca. 12,000 total enrolments and 1,425 staff (incl. 824 academic teaching and research staff), CIT is the second largest of Ireland?s Institutes of Technology and offers programmes of higher and further education and training in the fields of Engineering, Science, Business, Computing, Fine Art & Design, Humanities, Maritime Education and Music. CIT offers in the region of 260 awards at Levels 6 to 10 of the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), encompassing the major awards of Higher Certificate, Ordinary Bachelor, Honours Bachelor, Higher Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, Master, Professional Master (jointly with University College Cork) and PhD. The comprehensive quality infrastructure for both taught and research degree provision currently in place will enable the Institute to make a seamless transition to assuming full degree awarding powers following its re-designation as a Technological University, which is currently underway. The mission of the Munster Technological University is the promotion of the use of knowledge to realise positive effects for society. The future role of library services plays a significant role in achieving this MTU vision through excellence in education, research and engagement. Applications by CIT eRecruitment only. Applications will not be accepted in any other format. Please log on to for further details and to apply for these positions. Closing date for receipt of eApplications is 1:00 pm on Thursday, 28th February 2019. For further information on Cork Institute of Technology visit NOTE: In addition to the minimum qualifications, it may be necessary to introduce further shortlisting criteria. Therefore, applicants may be shortlisted on the basis of qualifications and suitable experience, based on details given in the application form. Applicants should note that they may be called for more than one interview. Cork Institute of Technology is an equal opportunities employer. Click on the link(s) below to view documents Filesize Advert 7 454.1 Assistant Librarian Digital Scholarship Services 21 102.3 CIT Guidelines and Terms for EXTERNAL COMPETITIONS 119.6
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