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Metadata Specialist at Society for College and University Planning

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 28th, 2012

The University of Michigan's Society for College and University Planning is recruiting a Metadata Specialist.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

SCUP seeks a Metadata Specialist who will bring energy, creativity, and an expansive vision to continue the construction and deployment of its digital library initiative, the Cybrary. The SCUP Cybrary is a digital repository built on open source software and architecture for research and education in higher education planning. The qualified candidate will be responsible for overseeing the creation and strategic application of metadata across a wide range of digital materials, as well as the development of new services leveraging preexisting open source initiatives and software and the design and creation of new digital tools.

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    Scientific Data Curator at Brown University Library

    Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 27th, 2012

    The Brown University Library is recruiting a Scientific Data Curator.

    Here's an excerpt from the ad:

    The Brown University Library invites applications for the position of Scientific Data Curator. As the Library's primary liaison for scientific data management, the Scientific Data Curator plays a central role in developing library services and guidelines to support scientific research. Together with other Research and Outreach Services Librarians, the Center for Digital Scholarship and other campus partners, the Scientific Data Curator will work to increase the Library's ability to collect, preserve and provide access to scientific data, and will act as a resource for students and faculty grappling with issues of data curation, digital methods for scientific research, and emerging digital resources. The Scientific Data Curator will contribute to the development of data management plans for funded projects, and will assist in data extraction, reporting, and monitoring compliance with established data management protocols. S/he will contribute to the work of the Brown Digital Repository by helping to develop the requirements and work flows necessary to support research at Brown; by advising teaching faculty on the management of data and providing technical support for use of analytical tools; and in serving as an agent between researchers and the Library's repository.

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      Music Librarian for Audio and Digital Services at University of South Carolina Libraries

      Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 26th, 2012

      The University of South Carolina Libraries are recruiting a Music Librarian for Audio and Digital Services.

      Here's an excerpt from the ad (requisition number: 004964):

      Reporting to the head of the music library, this librarian will be responsible for:

      1. digital projects including digital preservation of print and audio special collections
      2. maintaining audio equipment
      3. performing triage on music library's computer hardware and software
      4. working with the webmaster to maintain and update the Web presence for the Music Library
      5. liaison to the University Libraries' Systems Department for the Music Library
      6. working closely with the University Libraries Web Development Office and with the Digital Collections Department

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        Digital Projects Librarian at New York Botanical Garden

        Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 25th, 2012

        The New York Botanical Garden is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian.

        Here's an excerpt from the ad:

        Digital Projects Librarian will scan (digitize) Library material. Scan and ingest image files into the online digital library and perform image correction as needed. The candidate must be able to meet challenging deadlines and work within complex workflows and schedules for a large number of simultaneous imaging projects and contribute significantly to the creation of the Library's digital resources repository.

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          Digital Initiatives Librarian at Cleveland State University Library

          Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 25th, 2012

          The Cleveland State University Library is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Librarian.

          Here's an excerpt from the ad (requisition number: 0600871):

          Contributes to the creation and maintenance of the library's digital initiatives. Coordinates the integration of metadata creation, use and practices throughout the library. Provides outreach and leads a program of scholarly information management and retrieval for faculty and students. Contributes to library decision making; serves on teams to carry out library goals as specified in assignments. Keeps up-to-date in librarianship and information technology, applying current information technologies in carrying out assigned responsibilities. Engages in scholarly, professional and service activities. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.

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            Digital Initiatives Librarian at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s George C. Gordon Library

            Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 24th, 2012

            Worcester Polytechnic Institute's George C. Gordon Library is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Librarian.

            Here's an excerpt from the ad:

            The Digital Initiatives Librarian will provide the leadership and technical skills to develop further WPI's digital library. In collaboration with librarians, faculty, and administrators, the person in this position will improve access to currently fragmented digital collections such as digitized Theses, Dissertations, Project Reports, and Special Collections. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will develop and implement a forward-looking plan for WPI to archive digitized and born-digital materials collected by the library, including coordination of details such as researcher IDs, access to datasets, and management of metadata schemes. Responsibilities will include conceptual development, planning, and execution of current and future digital library projects in support of WPI's teaching and research mission.

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              IT Technical Associate/Digital Repository Developer at Northern Illinois University

              Posted in Digital Library Jobs on June 24th, 2012

              Northern Illinois University is recruiting an IT Technical Associate/Digital Repository Developer.

              Here's an excerpt from the ad:

              Responsible for the research, development, and ongoing maintenance of the Fedora Commons digital repository and digital collections websites, running in Drupal with the Islandora module. The Digital Repository Developer works with the Digital Collections Curator to plan and design new websites and uses new web service technologies to improve the user experience in discovering, finding, or acquiring library content.

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                Assistant Director for Discovery Services at Furman University’s James B. Duke Library

                Posted in Digital Library Jobs, Library IT Jobs on June 21st, 2012

                Furman University's James B. Duke Library is recruiting an Assistant Director for Discovery Services.

                Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                The James B. Duke Library at Furman University, a top-ranked liberal arts university, seeks an energetic and innovative individual to lead its newly created Discovery Services division. This division works to enhance patron resource discovery and create, enrich and curate digital collections used for instruction and research. The successful candidate will demonstrate both collaborative leadership and technical skills to provide direction for the library's web presence, discovery tools and management of digital assets.

                The newly created Discovery Services Division consists of Web Services and Emerging Technology, The DigiCenter, Cataloging/Metadata, and Systems.

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