Associate Director for Digital Collections Management and Discovery at New York Public Library

New York Public Library is recruiting an Associate Director for Digital Collections Management and Discovery.

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The Associate Director provides strong leadership and coordination in the strategic planning and implementation of policies, systems, and services to support the digital lifecycle of collections. S/he oversees the operations of the Digital Imaging Unit, the Audio and Moving Image preservation unit, vendor-contracted services, the Digital Preservation Manager; and product management for systems that promote discovery and access to collections, including collaborative platforms such as DPLA, HathiTrust, and the ReCAP Shared Collection. S/he collaborates with Library leaders in the Digital and IT teams to align the goals of digital preservation and digital collection services with current and future needs, including enhancing and upgrading repository infrastructures and optimizing end-to-end processes. Working with curators and other staff, the Associate Director provides leadership in the development of a comprehensive digital collection strategy, and related policies and priorities, including selection for digitization and collecting born digital materials. S/he also provides leadership and direction for the development of digital innovation projects and public engagement with digital collections.

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Author: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.