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Digital Scholarship Technologist Location: Santa Cruz Job ID: 51066 JOB POSTING Please note: The anticipated schedule for this position will be 11am-8pm. Ability to work occasional mornings and weekends as directed and during intersession and breaks. The selected candidate will be required to work primarily on campus, with periods of remote work possible based on operational needs, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement. INFO SESSION - If you are interested in learning more about this position, we invite you to join in a virtual information session on Thursday, April 6, 2023 from noon - 1:00 pm PT (registration found http://https://ucsc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5lmhecvyQnii_g9qyYEkMQ) NOTIFICATIONS UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, https://news.ucsc.edu/2021/07/systemwide-vaccination-policy.htmlhttps://news.ucsc.edu/2021/07/systemwide-vaccination-policy.htmlhttps://news.ucsc.edu/2021/07/systemwide-vaccination-policy.html https://news.ucsc.edu/2021/07/systemwide-vaccination-policy.html https://news.ucsc.edu/2021/07/systemwide-vaccination-policy.html for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training. Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy. INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit. The IRD for this job is: 04-13-2023 ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world. DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW The University Library Center for Digital Scholarship encompasses our programing across two physical spaces: The David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons (DSC) in McHenry Library and the Digital Scholarship Innovation Studio (DSI) in the Science & Engineering Library. This position is primarily based in the DSI, but will also spend time in the DSC. A key part of our diversity, equity, and inclusion philosophy in our work (see https://guides.library.ucsc.edu/about-us/about) is making both of our spaces open and inviting to students of all backgrounds along with targeted outreach to support these goals. More information can be found here: https://guides.library.ucsc.edu/DS/Home JOB SUMMARY This position is primarily responsible for offering introductory level training necessary for patrons to use the equipment in the Digital Scholarship Innovation Studio (DSI) (https://guides.library.ucsc.edu/DS/DSI/Home) and for maintaining the equipment and materials inventory for the DSI equipment. The workshops that this individual runs on safety and introductory courses are offered online through a Canvas module and in person a minimum of once per week for equipment that requires introductory training to use (currently the Ultimaker 3 printers, the Glowforge printers, and the Prusa Printers with a Palette Mosaic attachment). The Digital Scholarship Technologist will also collaborate with Digital Scholarship Librarians to support additional training for classes. The person in this position will be based in the DSI on the ground floor of the Science & Engineering Library, but will also help support the equipment in the David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons (DSC). The individual in this position will work closely with our DSI Student Assistants to oversee the use of the DSI, support students working in the space, and maintain a safe working environment. The successful candidate will play a key part in our efforts to create an inclusive program. APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Budgeted Salary: $56,8000 - $78,000/Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary above the posted range. The salary shown above is the budgeted range the University reasonably expects to pay. No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day, Evening Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment Job End Date: None Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Union Representation: Non-Represented Job Code Classification: LIBRARY PROFL 4 (006268) Travel: Never or Rarely JOB DUTIES 40% - Digital Scholarship Equipment Training Work with DS staff to offer introductory level workshops for DSC and DSI equipment including Ultimaker Printers, Prusa Printers with Mosaic Palette attachment, Glowforge Lasercutters, 3D scanning equipment, and Circuit Makers Train DSI student workers to use equipment Provides public service at the DSI space, providing a full range of services to users and expert technical assistance on the use of the library's DSI space and equipment. Develop educational activities and materials in support of classes and workshops of highly complex and specialized nature in collaboration with Digital Scholarship Librarians Analyze, evaluate, interpret, and revise or propose revisions to established DSI operational guidelines and materials Provide additional support for classes in collaboration with Digital Scholarship Librarians Revise and update online and in-person training material as necessary and appropriate 30% - Digital Scholarship Equipment Maintenance and Management Maintain an internal inventory of equipment including individual pieces of replacement parts for when something needs to be replaced Troubleshoot equipment when it's not working properly Reach out to dealer or manufacturer for support when necessary Manage the organization and ordering of supplies for the DSI Work with the Digital Scholarship Library Assistant to support the organization and ordering of supplies for the DSC when needed Assist with the implementation of new technology as needed Work with Reserves and Metadata services when needed to maintain Library Management System records for equipment and keep up with best practices 10% - Lab and Computer Management Liaison Serve as the Digital Scholarship point of contact for Library ITS Maintain a software list needed for the various computers that Digital Scholarship needs Continue to work with Library ITS to update and maintain best practices for lab needs in the DSC and the DSI 10% - Website Management Work with the DS department to maintain and update website content as needed including working with students to make sure our digital technology tutorials are relevant and up to date Maintain best practices around writing for the web, user experience, and accessibility needs on our website content 10% - Digital Scholarship Events and Workshop support Help set up and take down event items for Digital Scholarship supported events/workshops Collaborate with Digital Scholarship Librarians to identify best practices for holding events/workshops in the space. Provide support for students or instructors who are running workshops or collaborating with Digital Scholarship Librarians on an event. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS At least 1 year of demonstrated experience in a makerspace environment (such as community, academic, or personal) working with technical equipment (e.g. a laser cutter, 3D printer, or computer aided cutting machine). Excellent communication skills with ability to explain complex, technical concepts to users from a variety of technical backgrounds using various methods (e.g. in person or online, synchronous or asynchronous). Demonstrated skill in organizing, monitoring, and setting priorities for a heavy workload with multiple tasks and competing deadlines. Demonstrated ability with troubleshooting and problem solving issues related to technical equipment. Demonstrated ability to train groups using existing documentation. Advanced communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work productively with library staff, student assistants, and users from culturally diverse backgrounds, including providing leadership to other library staff members. Demonstrated success working in a collaborative, team-based work environment. Demonstrated ability to give, receive, evaluate, and apply constructive feedback. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and learn new technology. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Demonstrated ability to work with spreadsheets to manage inventory. Demonstrated ability to engage with stakeholders on behalf of a project, issue, or organization. Demonstrated ability to continually assess work-flow processes with an eye toward efficiency and best practices. SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation. Ability to perform essential physical job functions. Ability to sustain exposure to dusty, noisy environments and inclement weather as necessary to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities. Ability to safely perform the physical requirements necessary to move light to moderate objects up to 60 lbs., with or without accommodation. The selected candidate will be required to work primarily on campus, with periods of remote work possible based on operational needs, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as directed. Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training. Ability to travel to multiple work locations on and off campus. The University of California has implemented a https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19 covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=PEN&division=&title=1.&part=4.&chapter=2.&article=2.5. SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. HOW TO APPLY Attach your resume and cover letter when applying for this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. Visit our https://shr.ucsc.edu/talent-acquisition/applicant_resources/how-to-apply/index.html https://shr.ucsc.edu/talent-acquisition/applicant_resources/how-to-apply/index.html https://shr.ucsc.edu/talent-acquisition/applicant_resources/how-to-apply/index.html tutorial for detailed instructions on our applicant process. EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ***INFO SESSION*** If you are interested in learning more about this position, we invite you to join in a virtual information session on Thursday, April 6, 2023 from noon - 1:00 pm PT (registration found http://https://ucsc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5lmhecvyQnii_g9qyYEkMQ) APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS View full job description and access on-line application: https://apptrkr.com/4037225 To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. https://www.jobelephant.com/