Team Leader, Digital Learning & Scholarship

Cleveland, OH
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Created: August 14, 2018


POSITION DESCRIPTION Case Western Reserve University seeks an energetic, creative and collaborative professional for the position of Team Leader for Digital Learning and Scholarship. This position will be primarily responsible for all technology-related aspects of the Library’s services and operations. These include:


- Digital Scholarship

- Scholarly Communication & Copyright

- Institutional Repository

- Digitization

- New Media


This position is expected to guide CWRU on forward-thinking digital scholarship matters, leading a dynamic program that engages faculty, students, staff, and the community in initiatives to maximize the dissemination and impact of the university’s scholarship and knowledge resources. The position serves as a resource on local and national digital policies and scholarly information practices.


The Library seeks a person who is highly collaborative and a strong team leader. This position will partner with other areas within the Creation and Curation division to evaluate current processes and procedures, as well as teams in other library divisions. The team leader will work with the Associate Director for Creation and Curation Services to play a leadership role in library-wide policy making and in the development and evaluation of services. Professional contributions beyond the basic requirements of the job—publications, active participation in University and professional organizations, and other research activities—are required for advancement within the Librarian broadband program. Candidates must show evidence of such contribution. 


QUALIFICATIONS Required: Master’s degree in a relevant discipline; demonstrated competency within the field of Digital Scholarship.


ENVIRONMENT The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, and highly collaborative organization that is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI. Supported by an endowment, the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship integrates e-research and digital scholarship services. Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 4,400 undergraduates and 5,650 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,055. Situated in Cleveland’s vibrant University Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.


SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


APPLICATION PROCESS The full job description and application information are available at 

Job ID 6982 

Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply


Roger Zender, MLIS, MS
Associate Director, Creation & Curation Services
Kelvin Smith Library /
Case Western Reserve University


Published: Thursday, August 23, 2018 21:19 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, August 23, 2018 21:19 UTC