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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.

        Here's an excerpt from the ad:

        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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              Digital Projects Librarian at Temple University Libraries

              Posted in Digital Library Jobs on April 30th, 2012

              The Temple University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian.

              Here's an excerpt from the ad (job number: TU-15230):

              Working under the direction of the Head of Digital Library Initiatives, the Digital Projects Librarian manages a portfolio of digital library projects, providing the project management framework and technical know-how needed to complete projects successfully. S/he works in close collaboration with other librarians and archivists, metadata specialists, IT staff, scanning/digitization staff, external vendors, and partnering faculty.

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                Senior Digital Library Applications Developer at University of Illinois at Chicago Library

                Posted in Digital Library Jobs on April 29th, 2012

                The University of Illinois at Chicago Library is recruiting a Senior Digital Library Applications Developer

                Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                With general supervision, support the Library's goal to provide quality resources and expertise to students, faculty and staff by designing information, research and storage systems. Acts as project manager in designing or modifying information systems. Reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Information Technology.

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                  Head of Special Collections and Digital Initiatives at Auraria Library

                  Posted in Digital Library Jobs on April 29th, 2012

                  The Auraria Library is recruiting a Head of Special Collections and Digital Initiatives.

                  Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                  The Auraria Library, serving the University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus; Metropolitan State College of Denver; and the Community College of Denver seeks a dynamic, energetic and innovative individual to serve as the Head of Special Collections and Digital Initiatives. . . .

                  Reporting to the Associate Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives, this position is primarily responsible for:

                  • Providing leadership and a knowledge base for the development of special collections (in all formats) and the digital library at the Auraria Library including identifying collections, developing work flows, and working on technical issues involved in digitization and digital asset management.
                  • Ingesting new digital content into the Library's digital repository.
                  • Creating the discovery mechanisms for special and digital collections including helping to expand online presence.
                  • Collaborating with other institutions involved in our digital repository partnership.
                  • Providing knowledge of current and emerging best practices, tools, principles and standards for digital preservation and collection management.
                  • Operating as project manager for digital initiatives and as such communicate effectively in person and in writing.

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                    Project Coordinator for Science and Data at Creative Commons

                    Posted in Digital Library Jobs on April 26th, 2012

                    The Creative Commons is recruiting a Project Coordinator for Science and Data.

                    Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                    To organize, coordinate and manage projects related to data policy and governance. To perform research and analysis on data governance topics across relevant sectors—particularly for science—and communicate results and recommendations from the project via writing and related outreach.

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                      Digital Media Librarian at Florida International University Libraries

                      Posted in Digital Library Jobs on April 25th, 2012

                      The Florida International University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Media Librarian.

                      Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                      Working within the department and with colleagues in Green Library (MMC) and Hubert Library (BBC), this librarian will have responsibility to:

                      • Acquire, coordinate, and manage video, audio, and image collections.
                      • Provide outreach services to the user community.
                      • Participate in the university-wide development and implementation of policies related to digital rights management, copyright, and intellectual property standards.
                      • Oversee the digitization of legacy media collections for both access and preservation.
                      • Participate in the university's development and implementation of streaming media services.

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                        Internship at Digital Curation Services, University of Virginia Library

                        Posted in Digital Library Jobs on April 24th, 2012

                        The University of Virginia Library's Digital Curation Services department is offering a summer internship opportunity.

                        Here's an excerpt from the ad:

                        The University of Virginia Library, a leader in the development of digital library initiatives and infrastructure and recognized for the strength and variety of its special collections, is excited to offer an eight-week summer internship to provide a graduate student with practical experience in both areas.

                        One of the primary caretakers responsible for the transformation of the Library's rare and unique materials to digital formats, as well as the stewardship of these images, Digital Curation Services, comprised of eight staff members and a dozen student employees, oversees several grants, multiple donor projects, user requests from faculty and students, and its own library collection building practices. In order to increase and create greater awareness of our digitized holdings, DCS is seeking an energetic and savvy individual to assist with grant writing and social media marketing.

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