Digital Library Jobs: Special Collections Digital Initiatives Librarian at Mississippi

The University of Mississippi Libraries are recruiting a Special Collections Digital Initiatives Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reports to the Head of Special Collections and coordinates selected digital initiatives projects regarding the overall management (production, capture, access, and preservation) of the digital intellectual output and digital conversion of Special Collections materials. . . .

The work includes: establishing operating procedures, and overseeing the technical details of production processes needed to establish and maintain a digital initiatives operation; designing and supervising workflow processes; managing standards usage compliance; encoding metadata; collaborating with other librarians, including metadata cataloging; converting textual, image, audio, and video materials into digital form; and migrating digital resources into new formats. Experience with management and preservation of electronic and born digital records. The successful candidate will also be involved with providing Special Collections reference service, presenting workshops, and training for patrons, and planning for Special Collections exhibitions.