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Digital Collections Archivist at American University in Cairo

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 19th, 2013

The American University in Cairo is recruiting a Digital Collections Archivist.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Digital Collections Archivist plays a leadership role in digital initiatives, including building collections of digitized and born-digital archival materials, and facilitating access to those collections. The position holder reports to the University Archivist and supervises the RBSCL's digitization staff. The Digital Collections Archivist is responsible for managing the CONTENTdm-based Rare Books and Special Collections Digital Library, setting standards for digital preservation and metadata input, and providing related training and supervision for RBSCL staff. The position holder is also responsible for managing AUC's Digital Archive and Research Repository (a DSpace-based institutional digital repository) and managing the RBSCL's Web Archive, based on the ArchiveIt subscription service. The position holder also coordinates the RBSCL's website, blog, LibGuides, AUC Wiki, and social media sites, working cooperatively with other library staff.

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Digital Repository Librarian—Health Sciences at Creighton University Health Sciences Library

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 19th, 2013

The Creighton University Health Sciences Library is recruiting a Digital Repository Librarian—Health Sciences.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Digital Repository Librarian will work in the Health Sciences Library under the supervision of the Head of Information Services. The CDR (Creighton Digital Repository) team presently consists of two librarians and one support staff position. Librarians from all three libraries contribute to the management of particular collections. The CDR is well established and continues to grow in both size and complexity with over 32,000 items in more than 175 collections.

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Software Engineer—Java at Virginia Tech Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 18th, 2013

The Virginia Tech Libraries are recruiting a Software Engineer—Java.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This position writes code to improve locally developed and community-driven software from application development through deployment. Automates metadata discovery, extraction, creation and/or migration. Supports digital preservation strategies and digital library, repository, publishing, and virtual community systems by writing and/or using programs, including Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. Performs project related work. Initial focus will be on developing Fedora and Hydra applications for local and broader initiatives.

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Software Engineer—Ruby at Virginia Tech Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 18th, 2013

The Virginia Tech Libraries are recruiting a Software Engineer—Ruby.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This position writes code to improve locally developed and community-driven software from application development through deployment. Automates metadata discovery, extraction, creation and/or migration. Supports digital preservation strategies and digital library, repository, publishing, and virtual community systems by writing and/or using programs, including Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. Performs project related work. Initial focus will be on developing Fedora and Hydra applications for local and broader initiatives.

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Digital Production Manager at University of Florida Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 17th, 2013

University of Florida Libraries are recruiting a Digital Production Manager.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Manages the Digital Library Center production units, consisting of Ingest; Imaging; Audiovisual; Quality Control; Metadata, Markup, Loading, and Archiving.

  • Establishes, maintains, and assesses overall production workflow;
  • Maintains accurate tracking and inventory for production and pending queues;
  • Advises the Head of Digital Services and project administrators concerning progress toward overall project goals and relevant day-to-day operations (scheduling, hardware/software needs and failures, etc.) via formal reports and informal communication;
  • Identifies risks and analyzes capacity;
  • Consults on the development of grant proposals and in the administration of awarded projects;
  • Manages budgets by tracking and assuring available funding levels for continuous operation, including multiple grant funded projects;
  • Works with DLC staff to develop cost-effective and quality-control techniques for digitization;

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Metadata Librarians at UC San Diego Library

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 17th, 2013

The UC San Diego Library is recruiting 2 Metadata Librarians

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Each position will work partly in the Metadata Services Program and partly in the Research Data Curation Program.

The temporary position will focus 60% time on research data sets, and the permanent position will focus 70% time on the digital objects being prepared for ingest into our Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS). . . .

Both positions will also work closely with staff in the Digital Library Program and in Information Technology Services to achieve our librarywide goal of developing and delivering a robust and high quality discovery and management tool for digital objects. Both positions will provide metadata services related to digital objects and research data.

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Metadata Librarian at University of Houston Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 16th, 2013

The University of Houston Libraries are recruiting a Metadata Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to the Metadata Coordinator within the Department of Metadata and Digitization Services, the successful candidate will provide consulting and support for both UH Libraries and UH campus repository metadata needs, including support for the UH Libraries data management services; assist with creation and maintenance of descriptive, technical, and preservation metadata for UH Digital Library collections; participate in exploring, evaluating and recommending alternative metadata and emerging technologies that can be applied in the Libraries' broader discovery environment; review, develop and implement metadata application policies and procedures; lead metadata projects, workflow design and training; keep current with trends, innovations and best practices affecting library metadata and digital collections. This incumbent will also work closely with the Digital Services and Special Collections Departments as well as other national partners to develop a holistic metadata approach in support of UH Libraries involvement in HathiTrust Digital Library.

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Head of Digital Repository Services at University of Houston Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 16th, 2013

The University of Houston Libraries are recruiting a Head of Digital Repository Services.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This newly established librarian position, reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services, will have a key role in establishing and expanding repository policies and services of the University of Houston Libraries and will:

  • Convene cross-functional teams to provide repository services to faculty
  • Work with stakeholders to evaluate and implement evolving and new repository services and to evaluate organizational structure and staffing to support these services
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to evaluate digital asset management systems and services
  • Provide leadership in the adoption of best practices for repositories in copyright and scholarly communication
  • Serve as a member of the Committee on Digital Collections with the Head of Special Collections and the Head of Collection Services
  • Manage, with campus partners, the submission and publication policies for electronic theses and dissertations through the Vireo submission system

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Publishing Services Web Developer at Penn State University Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 12th, 2013

The Penn State University Libraries are recruiting a Publishing Services Web Developer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Publishing and Curation Services Department (PCS) at the Penn State University Libraries seeks a Publishing Services Web Developer to support innovative library-based publishing and related services. PCS members collaborate actively with other units in the library as well as faculty and students. The successful candidate will participate in configuration, development and integration of software and functionality for a range of library applications supporting digital collections development and creative publishing and providing support to content contributors in the established suite of applications. Current unit activities in the department include collaboration on faculty web-based projects, Omeka pilot projects, the ScholarSphere repository service, journal and conference publishing, and data curation services. The Developer participates in needs assessment, benchmarking, prototype design, review, troubleshooting, and maintenance of digital products distributed via the web; is responsible for supported applications including installation, configuration, customization, and use; delivers custom application functionality including user interface customization as needed

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State Library Digital Collections Manager at NC Government & Heritage Library

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 12th, 2013

The NC Government & Heritage Library is recruiting a State Library Digital Collections Manager.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The NC Government & Heritage Library (GHL) seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and detail-oriented Digital Collections Manager (Librarian) to take a strong leadership role in the Digital Information Management Program's (DIMP) work to preserve and provide access to the valuable resources of North Carolina government. This position coordinates the DIMP's access and preservation repositories, digital preservation education and outreach initiatives, and develops policies, guidelines, best practices, and workflows regarding digital information management.

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Director of Public Policy Initiatives at ARL

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 11th, 2013

ARL is recruiting a Director of Public Policy Initiatives.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Director of Public Policy Initiatives advocates for the policy priorities of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and executes strategies to implement these priorities. The position monitors legislative trends and participates in ARL's outreach to the Executive Branch and the United States Congress. The Director works closely with the Associate Executive Director, Federal Relations and Information Policy, the ARL Executive Director, the ARL Board of Directors, relevant ARL committees, task forces and ARL members.

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Digital Resources Librarian at University of Mary Washington Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on September 10th, 2013

The University of Mary Washington Libraries are recruiting a Digital Resources Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Digital Resources Librarian works collaboratively with the Special Collections Librarian and other personnel to create, maintain, and promote UMW Libraries' digital collections, including creating policies and usage guidelines, planning and implementing workflows, and overseeing quality control. Under the supervision of the Special Collections Librarian, this position will develop strategies for the management of digital assets, advise faculty and students on best practices for preserving scholarship and digital projects, and participate in campus-wide conversations on scholarly communications.

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