Digital Initiatives Librarian at Vassar College

Vassar College is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad (posting number: 1000310 ):

Vassar College seeks a Digital Initiatives Librarian. This is a new position reporting to the Library Director with dotted-line reporting to the Assistant Director of the Library for Technology. As a vital member of the library team, the Digital Initiatives Librarian will lead the College in the creation, delivery, preservation and on-going support of digital projects and collections in the broadest sense. This librarian will also provide vision, guidance and advocacy for a digital repository system that responds to the needs of the College community and is aligned with collections and preservation priorities.

Working with colleagues in the Library and across the College, in particular computing professionals from Computing and Information Services, the Digital Initiatives Librarian will be responsible for initiating and developing a program that will involve the management, creation, preservation, and maintenance of digital projects and content in support of the educational, historical and scholarly needs of the College. The Digital Initiatives librarian will guide the development of a digital repository system to make accessible and to preserve the intellectual output of the College. Additionally, this librarian will recommend and implement appropriate technology solutions to support all aspects of the program.

In collaboration with colleagues in the Library and in College Relations, the Digital Initiatives Librarian will also be responsible for coordinating the on-going development of the library website. In addition, the Digital Initiatives Librarian will be called upon for some research desk service. Depending on subject expertise, this librarian may participate in the liaison program and/or teach in the instruction program.