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Visualization and Digital Media Librarian at North Carolina State University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 20th, 2015

North Carolina State University is recruiting a Visualization and Digital Media Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Visualization and Digital Media Librarian in the Digital Library Initiatives (DLI) department. Recognizing the power of visualization to ask and answer novel questions, spark new insights, enable greater understanding, and communicate powerful ideas, the NCSU Libraries offers advanced visualization spaces, services, and technologies that support university research and teaching in all disciplines. Our state-of-the-art facilities and computing infrastructure invite scholars to engage with research data using advanced visualization software, to examine and compare high-resolution digital content, and to immerse themselves in simulations and virtual environments. This position reports to the Director of Visualization Services.

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    Industry Documents Digital Manager at University of California, San Francisco

    Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 19th, 2015

    The University of California, San Francisco is recruiting an Industry Documents Digital Manager.

    Here's an excerpt from the ad:

    The Industry Documents Digital Manager develops, supports, and maintains industry document collections that are freely available to anyone around the globe. The first and largest is the Legacy Tobacco Industry Documents followed by others including drug industry and food. The digital archives of documents were produced by the respective companies and serves as the foundation for databases to foster research that advances public health. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Industry Documents Digital Manager is responsible for the maintenance and expansion of these digital libraries, designing effective systems to ingest and manage documents and promotion and training of the collections. The individual may also design and carryout research using industry documents; work with federal and state legal offices to develop and monitor enforcement with legal remedies; and participate in grant writing and grants.

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      Community Engagement and Support Officer for THOR Project at DataCite

      Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 14th, 2015

      DataCite is recruiting a Community Engagement and Support Officer for THOR Project.

      Here's an excerpt from the ad:

      The Community Engagement and Support Officer will head communication, outreach, and training efforts for DataCite activities related to the THOR project. The successful candidate will work with a diverse community of researchers, libraries, data centres, publishers and research funders to promote the uptake of PIDs for data sharing and citation. This will be achieved by providing multi-­faceted outreach and training opportunities for a diverse community of users. Specific activities include:

      1. engage with a dynamic community of thought leaders to guide and work collaboratively with ORCID to deliver THOR's communication plan in this rapidly changing data driven research environment;
      2. create effective and compelling outreach and training materials for THOR partners, the diverse DataCite community, and the broader community of stakeholders; and
      3. plan and deliver webinars, workshops and events designed to inform and educate the diverse network of stakeholders relevant to THOR and DataCite.

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        Technical Architect for THOR Project at DataCite

        Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 14th, 2015

        DataCite is recruiting a Technical Architect for THOR Project.

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        The Technical Architect will work collaboratively to lead Datacite's technical contributions to the THOR project. This includes a focus on the overarching goals of the project to:

        • establish interoperability between community platforms, new Open Science services and DataCite. This will include work on the harmonization of persistent identifier (PID) data models for diverse data and content types, contributor platforms, and organizations.
        • work with THOR project partners and the broader DataCite community on the integration of new PID based services across organizations and disciplines. Such services will support the creation and capture of PIDs related to contributors, data and content, organizations and shall be integrated into data management processes, and repository and publisher submission workflows.

        Success in fulfilling these goals requires an understanding of the relationships between various identifier schemes, data sources and schemas, and conceptual models combined with the implementation of THOR's technical components to cross-link identifiers and workflows.

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          Wayback Machine Senior Engineer at Internet Archive

          Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 13th, 2015

          The Internet Archive is recruiting a Wayback Machine Senior Engineer.

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          We are looking for a smart, collaborative and resourceful engineer to help develop the next version of the Wayback Machine. The ideal candidate will possess a desire to work collaboratively with a small internal team and a large, vocal and active user community; demonstrating independence, creativity, initiative and technological savvy, in addition to being a great programmer/architect.

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            Manager, Digital Studio at New York University

            Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 12th, 2015

            New York University is recruiting a Manager, Digital Studio.

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            In consultation with the Head of the Digital Studio and in collaboration with the Manager of ATS Instructional Media & Technology, the Manager, Digital Studio will manage and oversee the planning, development, operations, and technical services in support of the University-wide educational and research activities of the Digital Studio. Provide client service, technical knowledge, technical development, and communications expertise in support of state-of-the-art computer technology used by faculty, researchers, and staff for teaching and research. Advise and consult with faculty and researchers in the design, development, and implementation of information technology services for teaching and research. Develop and deliver training programs including conducting seminars, training sessions, and workshops. Help support scholarly computing, in particular digital humanities, in collaboration with Digital Scholarship Services and Data Services.

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              Digital Humanities Librarian at University of Miami

              Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 12th, 2015

              The University of Miami is recruiting a Digital Humanities Librarian.

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              Reporting to the Associate Dean for Digital Strategies and working within a growing digital strategies team, the Digital Humanities Librarian will develop a set of services to support the evolving digital humanities research and pedagogy on the University of Miami campus. The Digital Humanities Librarian will work with colleagues in the UM Libraries, the Center for the Humanities, the Center for Computational Sciences (CCS), and the nascent digital humanities research program, among others, to identify and foster adoption of digital tools and resources that serve to advance scholarly work and teaching in the humanities and arts. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty and students on digital humanities research and projects, and will serve as a resource for subject librarians and special collections curators involved with such projects. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison for the Center for the Humanities, and will have a firm grounding in research methodologies in humanities disciplines.

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                Scholarly Communications Librarian at Texas Tech University

                Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 11th, 2015

                Texas Tech University is recruiting a Scholarly Communications Librarian.

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                The successful candidate will work with faculty, staff, and students to convey an understanding of the changing modes of scholarly communication, open access and copyright issues, and scholarly publishing. This tenure-track position reports directly to the Associate Dean of Libraries for Outreach and Information Services.

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                  Assistant Manager, Digitization Services at New York Public Library

                  Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 8th, 2015

                  New York Public Library is recruiting an Assistant Manager, Digitization Services.

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                  The Digital Imaging Unit of NYPL Labs is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Assistant Manager to help The New York Public Library to share its vast collections with the world through digitization. The Assistant Manager will help oversee the preservation-grade photography and reformatting of The New York Public Library's rare and unique holdings. The Assistant Manager will also work with the Digitization Services Manager and Head Photographer to initiate a range of new digitization streams with the goal of dramatically increasing the volume, speed, and range of NYPL's imaging activities with new equipment and experiments with new approaches. A key member of the DIU leadership team, this is a perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic, problem-solving individual interested in the full digitization lifecycle, from metadata and conservation to registrarial movements and preservation-quality imaging.

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                    Head, Digital Initiatives at University of Waterloo

                    Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 8th, 2015

                    The University of Waterloo is recruiting a Head, Digital Initiatives.

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                    Within the context of a rapidly evolving print and digital environment, the incumbent leads the creation and articulation of an evolving digital initiatives services and systems portfolio in alignment with the Library mission and Library strategic directions with ongoing input from throughout the Library and key stakeholders across campus. The Head, Digital Initiatives reports to the Associate University Librarian, Research & Digital Discovery Services.

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                      Systems Archivist at University of Texas at Austin

                      Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 7th, 2015

                      The University of Texas at Austin is recruiting a Systems Archivist.

                      Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                      Shares knowledge and experience in software development to advance the efficiency and functionality of Briscoe Center digital information services. Familiarity with the Open Archive Information System standard and its trending implementations (Fedora/Islandora, Fedora/Hydra). Provides recommendations and support for migration from legacy data systems to DAMS and Archival collection Management System (ArchivesSpace, ICA-AtoM). Recommends methods for and assists in the implementation of linked open data/semantic web principles and methods of implementation (RDF). Applies strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to complex applications. Applies knowledge of scripting languages and unix development environment to create custom programmatic solutions to messy data problems. Applies experience using software version control system to contribute to institutional documentation and versioning practices.

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                        Digital Initiatives Librarian at Xavier University

                        Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 6th, 2015

                        Xavier University is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Librarian.

                        Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                        The librarian in this key position is a primary planner and coordinator for library digital initiatives, including emergent technologies. Leads a team approach in furthering library efforts with Digital Humanities. Coordinates the library's instance of Digital Commons, our Institutional Repository. Manages a planned technology-intensive library Makerspace.

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