The University of British Columbia Library is recruiting a Director, Library Digital Initiatives.
Here's an excerpt from the ad:
University of British Columbia Library is seeking an energetic, creative and experienced leader, capable of envisioning, developing and implementing the UBC Library's digital strategy and infrastructure all within the context of a rapidly changing environment.
This work will include providing stewardship and leadership to creating and developing the Libraries' digital services program; providing conceptual direction to the library's existing and future digitization services and projects, and defining and shaping the work of staff engaged in digital initiatives.
The position will collaborate with staff and departments to assess the appropriateness and applicability of digital initiatives projects and will steward the planning, development and implementation to ensure projects support the library's goals. Additionally, the position will provide leadership to the development of supporting metadata thereby enabling effective creation and management, search, discovery, and presentation as well as long term digital preservation.
The Director will provide strategic leadership to specific activities involving copyright, standards, digital projects and cIRcle and will be involved with matters relating to usability studies, materials preparation,costing/budget analysis; proposals for digitization work. This position also participates in the work of the Library Operations Management Group.
The Director, Library Digital Initiatives will advocate for the program and give presentations locally, nationally and internationally. The Director will lead cooperative activities within the University and the Community essential to program development. The position will represent UBC Library nationally and internationally and undertake professional responsibilities which will foster long term relationships and support the goals of the UBC Library.
This position reports to the University Librarian, works Library-wide and closely with all levels of staff to develop and implement digital initiatives strategies and projects and provides strategic leadership to staff involved in library wide digital activities and projects including cIRcle, Scholarly Communications, Copyright, Standards, Digitization Projects.