Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Job posting in North Dakota

Notice of Vacancy
Dickinson, ND 58601-4896
Position: Project Manager for the Theodore Roosevelt Digitization Project and Theodore Roosevelt Center

Salary: $38,000 - $40,000

Appointment Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities and Qualifications: Dickinson State University is seeking applicants for an exciting new position, the Project Manager for the Theodore Roosevelt Digitization Project and Theodore Roosevelt Center. Reporting to the President, the project manager will collaborate with the center director and key university personnel to implement the initiatives of the Center. The first project will be to supervise the creation of a metadata system for the Theodore Roosevelt digitization project. To accomplish this, the successful project manager must have extraordinary organizational and administrative skills; the ability to communicate with and create partnerships with public, private and academic sectors of the community; demonstrated ability to
plan, initiate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services; excellent interpersonal collaborative and communication skills; and the ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a rapidly changing environment. A bachelor’s degree is required. Preferred qualifications include: experience working with a variety of constituents and technical experience in document handling (especially digitization). Applicants who have a strong interest in history and documents or who possess a graduate degree from a program accredited by the ALA will be given special consideration. Since this is a new position, sustainability beyond the first year will be contingent upon the availability of funds. Explore the initiatives of the Theodore Roosevelt Center at http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.com/Default.asp or _______________ This full-time, twelve month position offers a comprehensive benefit package including full family coverage for Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance and TIAA-CREF retirement.
Application Information: Review of applications will begin August 8, 2008 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of interest, resume, list of five professional references, and a completed Dickinson State University employment application to: DSU.hr@dickinsonstate.edu or mail to Ms. Gail Ebeltoft, Coordinator of Human Resources, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson,ND 58601-4896. For further information about this position, call Ms. Ebeltoft at 1-800-279-4295. Visit our website at http://www.dsu.nodak.edu/Jobs.asp. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history background check. AA/EOE

About Dickinson State: Dickinson State University (www.dickinsonstate.edu), a progressive four-year institution of higher education, is one of eleven institutions within the North Dakota State University System. The University offers more than 50 undergraduate programs, and currently enrolls 2,670 students from 42 states and 33 countries. Covering 132-acres, the campus is situated in Dickinson, a city of 17,000, located near the scenic Badlands of North Dakota. Dickinson serves as the economic, social, governmental, and medical center for southwest North Dakota.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender or handicap in its admissions, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Inquiries regarding employment of the affirmative action program may be directed to Affirmative Action, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601-4896

Revised 09/13/2007