Director, Digital Library Applications at New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is recruiting a Director, Digital Library Applications.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, and working with Director of Digital Initiatives in the Chief Library Organization (CLO), this position will establish and oversee development of our technology architecture for digital asset management, ILS (library catalogue), information discovery, digital content management (preservation, user generated, library-generated), and new areas we push the library in such as learning management systems, partnerships with other content repositories (e.g. Hathi Trust, DPLA), and of course our taxonomy and metadata work. The Director of Digital Library Applications will guide an internal team of developers, database, and system administrators in addition to external vendors, to deliver robust, supportable platforms. The Director of Digital Library Applications will also work closely with system architects and operational leads to develop the services architecture and search engine frameworks needed to power an exceptional, seamless information discovery experience across all of these systems. Additionally, there will be a strong emphasis on devising the technical framework for a library that is increasingly experienced on mobile devices.

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Author: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

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