Digital Library Jobs: Digital Collections Curator at Penn State

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Collections Curator.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead development of an inclusive, user-focused agenda for digital scholarly content stewardship.
  • Investigate, recommend, and develop plans for user-focused and repository- based services to effectively manage the sustainable creation, collection and distribution of high-value digital scholarly content.
  • Manage a broad set of existing digital collections and repository content, including: reformatted materials (images, books, newspapers, manuscripts, etc), publication related content (journals, conference proceedings, monographs, hybrid formats, post & pre-prints, working papers, etc), as well as the potential and emerging needs for data collections in a wide array of disciplines.
  • Research and develop in-depth knowledge of new and emerging technologies, relevant national standards, and best practices, in order to assess and promote their integration into local operations as appropriate.
  • Serve on standing working groups and committees related to web functionality and digital content creation and management.
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders in the areas of collections & public services, technical services, information technologies, and scholarly communications.
  • Promote and report on Penn State’s activities through conference and workshop presentations, written publications.
  • Represent Penn State in relevant professional contexts and engage with national and consortial peers to identify and/or carry out mutually beneficial partnerships.