The Ohio State University Libraries seeks a dynamic and self-motivated individual for the position of Curator of Dance. The Curator of Dance is a crucial partner in the development and provision of teaching and research in dance notation with a strong focus on Labanotation, dance, and the movement arts. The Curator of Dance leads the Libraries’ engagement and building of distinctive collections in these areas to advance discovery and learning in an information-rich environment that respects the multiple ways in which dance is notated, documented, preserved, and represented as well as the growing importance of and opportunities for digital scholarship. The Curator of Dance is responsible for promoting the rich holdings of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute (TRI) through outreach to and engagement with on- and off-campus constituencies, collection development, research and reference services across the Curator’s area of coverage, and building partnerships to participate in shared professional practices that connect the Libraries’ learning environment, expertise, resources, and services with the varying needs of a diverse constituency. This position reports to the Curator of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute.
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Discover The Ohio State University Libraries The Ohio State University Libraries is here to support students, scholars, Buckeyes and beyond advancing research, teaching, and learning. We offer educational resources, services, and expertise that opens minds and forwards equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. Learn about our strategic directions. Our greatest resource is our faculty and staff. Their expertise produces value beyond the collections and their commitment to continual improvement and innovation is one of the most significant ways University Libraries meets the diverse and evolving information needs of university students, faculty, staff, alongside scholars throughout Ohio and the world. We provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and services – accessible from your home or office, inside one of our welcoming facilities or wherever your scholarly pursuits lead you. University Libraries gives you access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources, and distinctive special collections of exceptional quality. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to facilitate diverse learning styles and research methods. Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu. Appointment This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment as a tenure-track faculty member. The candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. Benefits All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State's commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days of vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one's annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview. Join Us! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by February 10, 2019. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary requirements to Brittany Steingass, email@example.com. Please include
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