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Digital Initiatives and Technical Services Librarian at University of California, Riverside Libraries

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 14th, 2012

The University of California, Riverside Libraries are recruiting a Digital Initiatives and Technical Services Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to the Director and Department Head of the WRCA the successful candidate will be responsible for expanding and managing the existing digital content of the collection (eScholarship, Web Archiving Service, Encoded Archival Description, e.g.); managing the technical services functions of the collection, including engaging directly in the cataloging of materials that require original cataloging, and working collaboratively with the UCR Metadata and Technical Services Department. . . . Currently a digital platform is being considered by the Libraries to enhance state-wide, national, and international access to these unique resources.

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    Metadata Librarian at Towson University Library

    Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 10th, 2012

    The Towson University Library is recruiting a Metadata Librarian.

    Here's an excerpt from the ad:

    Responsible for metadata creation, analysis, enrichment, and maintenance according to local and national cataloging and metadata standards. Plays a leading role in developing and implementing metadata strategies associated with ongoing digitization efforts. Participates in the evaluation of metadata and e-resource management for resource discovery and access. Develops metadata schema for the library website. Provides metadata instruction and documentation for staff, student workers and faculty.

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      Head, University Archives and Co-Director, University Digital Conservancy at University of Minnesota Libraries

      Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 10th, 2012

      The University of Minnesota Libraries are recruiting a Head, University Archives and Co-Director, University Digital Conservancy.

      Here's an excerpt from the ad:

      The University Archivist has responsibility by University Regents' policy to collect and preserve the record of University activity. . . .

      The UDC serves as the institutional digital repository and as a repository for key subject collections. Key responsibilities of the position include engaging with faculty and graduate students as partners in integrating special collections and archival research and methods into the curriculum; actively seeking administrative, college and departmental, and faculty records; developing policies and tools for UDC ingest and setting long-term goals and priorities for preservation and access to digital content; and supervising staff and students. The successful candidate will be deeply engaged in achieving department goals and furthering Libraries' strategic directions; and will contribute to the profession through scholarship and service while working toward continuous appointment.

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        Digital Assets Manager at Missouri History Museum

        Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 9th, 2012

        The Missouri History Museum is recruiting a Digital Assets Manager.

        Here's an excerpt from the ad:

        The Digital Asset Manager is directly responsible for the evaluation, selection, implementation, and management of a digital asset management system as well as the creation and management of the metadata, policies, and procedures related to digital assets. The ultimate goal of this position is to ensure that all records are able to be accessed by staff and the general public.

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          Director of Digital Initiatives and Technology Strategy at Pepperdine University Libraries

          Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 8th, 2012

          The Pepperdine University Libraries are recruiting a Director of Digital Initiatives and Technology Strategy.

          Here's an excerpt from the ad:

          Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, this senior administrative position is responsible for all activities related to digital library infrastructure development and content delivery, including the design and deployment and maintenance of digital repository and publishing platforms and related tool sets, representations of digital content, digital conversion, interoperability of digital platforms, archiving of datasets, and integration of digital resources into learning management systems and into classrooms.

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            Digital Programs Archivist at University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center

            Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 7th, 2012

            The University of Wyoming's American Heritage Center is recruiting a Digital Programs Archivist.

            Here's an excerpt from the ad:

            The Digital Programs Archivist will continue to evolve the AHC's electronic records program by developing, implementing, and executing processes enabling effective acquisition, appraisal, ingest, preservation, and management of born-digital archival collections. This position works closely with a variety of stakeholders, including Libraries, IT, donors, and archivists in other AHC departments (including University Archives). The Digital Programs Archivist will manage a very active mass digitization program, and provide leadership in the creation and delivery of digital content to meet the needs of the AHC's patrons and preservation priorities. This includes digitization of text, image, audio, and video formats.

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              Metadata Coordinator at University of Houston Libraries

              Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 6th, 2012

              The University of Houston Libraries are recruiting a Metadata Coordinator.

              Here's an excerpt from the ad:

              Reporting to the Head of Metadata and Bibliographic Services, the successful candidate will work closely with the Digital Services and Special Collections Departments to provide leadership and support in metadata creation, maintenance and enhancement for digital resources. This incumbent will also develop approaches to ensure the quality and consistency of metadata in core library systems; translate metadata among different formats and integrate metadata from a variety of sources; be responsible for exploring, evaluating and recommending alternative metadata and emerging technologies that can be applied in the libraries' broader discovery environment; participate in reviewing, developing and implementing metadata application policies and procedures; lead projects, workflow design and training involving metadata and use of metadata in digital repositories and other discovery systems; assist in loading or batch loading of electronic theses and dissertations into the library catalog; keep current with trends, innovations and best practices affecting library metadata and digital collections.

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                Academic Technology and Rich Media Librarian at North Carolina State University Libraries

                Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 6th, 2012

                The North Carolina State University Libraries are recruiting an Academic Technology and Rich Media Librarian.

                Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Academic Technology and Rich Media Librarian to join the Libraries' Information Technology Department (21 staff plus student assistants). The NCSU Libraries is working to make available advanced technologies that support university teaching and research. With the opening of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, the IT department will provide technical and infrastructure support for new advanced technology spaces including the Creativity Studio, the Teaching and Visualization Lab, the Gaming Lab, the Immersion Theater, and media production studios. Major technologies include large-scale display, visualization, ultra-HD imagery, multi-touch computing, gaming, streaming media, classroom capture, communication technologies, collaborative software, and cloud computing.

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                  Digital Library Infrastructure Lead at University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries

                  Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 2nd, 2012

                  The University of Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libraries are recruiting a Digital Library Infrastructure Lead.

                  Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                  Reporting to the Digital Library Services Department Head, we are seeking a senior candidate with strong software development and leadership skills to lead and implement automated services to support digital initiatives for both the Hesburgh Libraries and the wider campus community. Collaborating with the Digital Library Services Department Head and Digital Library Applications Lead, the incumbent will lead digital library infrastructure design to ensure access, discovery, security, data integrity, and preservation of unique library collections, campus research data, and conference event data. The incumbent will lead creation of complex software services to automate capture of metadata, archive data files, transform image and video files, automate digitization, and aggregate information from multiple sources.

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                    Digital Projects Librarian at Amherst College Library

                    Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 2nd, 2012

                    The Amherst College Library is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian.

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                    Coordinates digital reformatting operations that preserve and improve access to library and archival collections in all formats and that conform to digital library standards and best practices. Contributes to the development and implementation of digital projects.

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                      Digital Library Software Engineer at Harvard Library

                      Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 1st, 2012

                      The Harvard Library is recruiting a Digital Library Software Engineer.

                      Here's an excerpt from the ad (auto req ID: 26614BR):

                      The Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) oversees the mechanisms by which the fruits of scholarship are communicated within and without the University, with a special aim to increase the availability of the scholarly output of the University and maximize the efficiency with which scholarly materials are made available to members of the Harvard community and beyond. The OSC department of the Harvard Library seeks a programmer/analyst for development and support of the DASH open access digital scholarship repository. This is a unique opportunity to serve as the technical lead on a project to collect and share the University's research with the world. Please note: This is a one year term appointment with possibility of renewal depending on funding and performance.

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                        Digital Preservation Archivist at MIT Lincoln Laboratory

                        Posted in Digital Library Jobs on May 1st, 2012

                        The MIT Lincoln Laboratory is recruiting a Digital Preservation Archivist.

                        Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                        Under the direction of the Archivist and the Knowledge Service Sector Manager, the Digital Preservation Archivist will define and apply the methodology and standards of archival best practices to born-digital and digitized archival collections; determine specifications for a digital repository and associated tools that meet the management, access, and preservation needs of Laboratory Archives collections; and enhance processes for acquisition, description, access, preservation, and future migration of assets. This individual will develop plans, specifications, procedures, and manuals to support the collection and management of digital archival content. Will serve as the primary adviser to the Knowledge Services and Archives teams on digital preservation issues, including maintaining current awareness of new technologies and initiatives in the field.

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