Metadata and Digital Initiatives Developer at Ball State University

The Ball State University Libraries are recruiting a Metadata and Digital Initiatives Developer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Responsibilities: participate in the development of digital collections that serve the educational, instructional and research needs of the Ball State and broader research community; prepare digital assets for inclusion in Ball State's Digital Media Repository or other content management systems through metadata creation, OCR processing, special programming, and management of digitization processes, quality standards, and personnel.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Library Developer at George Mason University

The George Mason University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Library Developer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad (Recruit number 3525):

The George Mason University Libraries seeks a Digital Library Developer to join our innovation-driven Digital Programs and Systems division as we build new ways to deliver library content and services.

Duties include: Anticipating and investigating trends in digital library technology so we can respond quickly to new opportunities; provide primary support for new initiatives in resource discovery, digital preservation, knowledge management and scholarly communication. This position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Programs and Systems.

Digital Library Jobs: Department Head, Digital Library Services at Georgia State University Library

The Georgia State University Library is recruiting a Department Head, Digital Library Services.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Georgia State University Library seeks an enthusiastic, collegial, service-oriented and dynamic head of Digital Library Services who will provide leadership and management for information technologies, digital initiatives, and web services. The Digital Library Services Department Head, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Learning and Technology Initiatives, leads a department consisting of two library faculty and four staff members with an increase in staff anticipated in the near future, and serves on the library administrative team that provides overall direction for the library in fulfilling the research, teaching, and service mission of the University. The department head sets direction for the Library's information technology environment and services through strategic planning, resource allocation and management, assessment, and policy development. Encourages creativity in digital and information technology initiatives that respond to and anticipate user needs and ensures that the library's technology programs, services, and infrastructure are responsive to the academic needs of the Georgia State community. Oversees the management and operations of the Digital Library Services department; plans, organizes, prioritizes, and reports on the work of the department; prepares or reviews annual budget and identifies resource requirements for short-term and long-term projects to ensure adequate IT support is available; provides leadership in development of digital and information technology initiatives and web-based services; leads in the development of a content digitization, storage, and access strategy; leads cross-functional projects to ensure goals and projects are completed according to scope, timeline and budget; creates and articulates an evolving technology strategy, with ongoing input from key stakeholders at all levels of the organization and throughout the University; maintains current awareness of digital library technologies; and contributes and actively participates in local, national, and international meetings and organizations to stay abreast of library IT developments and trends and to promote Georgia State University Libraries.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Resources and Imaging Services Programmer/Analyst at University of Dublin

The Digital Resources and Imaging Services unit at the University of Dublin's Trinity College Library is recruiting a Digital Resources and Imaging Services Programmer/Analyst (one-year contract).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Technical Infrastructure Programmer / Implementation Manager will be a key member of the libraries digitisation team, and will provide support and leadership with the planning, development and implementation of the Trinity College Digital Library Collections technical infrastructure. This position will provide programming and technical expertise to the development of an open source Fedora-based digital repository designed to provide new electronic access to the rare and unique Trinity College Library Special Collections and Library Research Resources while ensuring the long term preservation of these unique and valuable digital resources and assets.

Digital Library Jobs: Systems Programmer II at Clemson University

The Clemson University Libraries are recruiting a Systems Programmer II.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Systems Programmer II will interact with a wide variety of individuals in the library and the university, working in Linux and Windows environments, providing software analysis, metadata transformation and support for digital library applications. This position will interact with counterparts at peer institutions developing and using similar systems.

Digital Library Jobs: Project Manager for the Integrated Workflow for Institutional Repository Enhancement Project

Cardiff University's Information Services Directorate is recruiting a Project Manager for the Integrated Workflow for Institutional Repository Enhancement Project.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Cardiff University's Information Services Directorate (INSRV) provides a full range of IS, IT and Library services, supporting staff and students in their academic, research and business functions. MWE is a large IT project involving the deployment of Portal Services, Collaborative Tools and Business Integrations to Cardiff University's users, and will transform the day-to-day working experience of staff and students. The Institutional Repository (ORCA—Online Research @ Cardiff) is a digital repository for the University's research publications, making the full text freely available where possible.

The I-WIRE Project will develop a workflow and toolset, integrated into the MWE research portal, for the submission, indexing, and re-purposing of data and full text for staff publications in ORCA. You will have a significant role in the successful delivery of this externally-funded project.

Digital Library Jobs: Web Developer at DuraSpace

DuraSpace is recruiting a Web Developer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Web developer will join the team designing, building, and supporting the DuraCloud durable storage service and related Web sites for the DSpace Foundation, Fedora Commons, and other open source projects. The developer will be responsible for all aspects of requirements gathering, technical analysis, and development, testing, and documenting customer-facing applications, working both alone and as a member of a team. The position, which reports to the Chief Technology Officer, requires a knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual with extensive experience in user interface design on the Web and thorough grounding in HCI principles and practices.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Projects Developer at Duke University

The Duke University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Projects Developer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Under the direction of the Head of the Digital Projects Department, the developer will explore, adapt, and support library information technologies for digital projects, including the application of standards, metadata, and discovery interfaces appropriate to specific projects. The developer is responsible for helping Library staff design user interfaces that successfully navigate and integrate various resources specific to research libraries.

Digital Library Jobs: Library Applications Developer at the University of Maryland

The University of Maryland Libraries are recruiting a Library Applications Developer (Web Programmer).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Responsibilities include providing general development and support for applications run by the Digital Technology & Interface Services department, such as content management systems (Drupal, etc), authentication, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, and library-specific applications such as DSpace and discovery tools. The Web Programmer will support back-end operations and enterprise integration, develop web interfaces for information discovery, customize and integrate commercial and open-source applications, and provide original programming. Knowledge/skills/abilities include: thorough knowledge of and experience with web technologies (HTML, the HTML DOM, CSS, XML, XSLT, RSS and AJAX); experience working collaboratively in a team environment; experience building an application which programmatically interacts with a database; and good oral/written communication skills.

Digital Library Jobs: Associate Director for Technical and Digital Services at Florida International University

The Florida International University Libraries are recruiting an Associate Director for Technical and Digital Services.

Here's an excerpt from the ad (position number 41782):

This position leads shapes and overseas the works of 35 staff on two campuses engaged in acquiring and making accessible the resources in all formats of the FIU Libraries. The Associate Director is a member of the Libraries management team, with leadership and management responsibilities for all technical services and systems operations. The Associate Director is also responsible for leading the Libraries digital services program, coordinating projects and planning across library departments (Digital Collections Center, Sound & Image, GIS/MIUS, Special Collections, and Reference).

Digital Library Jobs: Institutional Repository and Digital Collections Librarian at Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Curtis Laws Wilson Library of the Missouri University of Science and Technology is recruiting an Institutional Repository and Digital Collections Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Lead the production and organization of the Scholars' Mine, Missouri S&T's Institutional Repository ( Innovate and grow the Repository's collection and system to be a trend-setting leader in repository form and function. Hire and train student workers to assist with the processing of faculty and student works into the repository. Lead the Mine Team, consisting of library and IT department staff, to continue the development of the Scholars' Mine. Lead an advisory committee of campus faculty to ensure the needs and interests of the campus are known. Interact with faculty to discover new collections, present the repository concept to various campus groups and perform general outreach activities regarding repository functions. Act as the liaison between various campus entities that have a stake in the repository including the library, faculty, administration, information technology and students. Additionally, both as part of the Scholars' Mine operation and in general, act as advisor on copyright concerns from both the author and publisher standpoint to ensure compliance in all areas as the Scholars' Mine adds materials. Work with other University of Missouri campus libraries and the UM Library Systems Office on cooperative projects in the area of digital collections. Assist in identifying local resources to digitize and serve as the primary organizer and expert in deciding the correct platform to host the content.

Digital Library Jobs: Oregon Digital Newspaper Project Manager

The University of Oregon Libraries' Metadata Services and Digital Projects Department is recruiting an Oregon Digital Newspaper Project Manager (one-year position with renewal "pending funding availability").

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Under the guidance of the Digital Collections Coordinator (Project Director), manages the day-to-day workflow of the Oregon LSTA grant. This includes evaluating outgoing microfilm for compliance with technical standards set by the National Digital Newspaper Program; monitoring the processing progress at the vendor; testing delivered content for quality assurance; coordinating ingest into digital asset management system with the System Administrator; and organizing regular Advisory Board meetings. Promotion and educational responsibilities include creation of lesson plans utilizing Oregon digital newspaper content for the K-12 audience, which comply with the Oregon Department of Education standards; developing education packages and presentations using Oregon digital newspapers; promoting the resource at regional educational, library and historic association conferences and meetings; and making site visits to local K-12 schools and public libraries to promote the resource. Grant administration consists of preparing interim and final reports with the Project Director, and conducting assessment and evaluation of the project. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment. Reports to the Digital Collections Coordinator.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Repositories Manager at University of Leeds

The Leeds University Library is recruiting a Digital Repositories Manager.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

You will manage the University’s digital repositories—created to contain resources in a variety of formats in order to support both research and learning & teaching. You will lead the development and monitoring of repository services, and ensure that the Library offers excellent support for University staff who wish to use the repositories. You will be an expert in digital content, with a good understanding of the issues surrounding creation of digital assets, and offering online access to those assets. Ideally you will have some technical expertise in order that you can contribute to the development and/or support of the repository infrastructure. The Library is making a significant investment in the e-information environment at the University of Leeds and this post offers an exciting opportunity to shape future information provision in innovative ways.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Projects Librarian at Truman State University

The Truman State University Pickler Memorial Library is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The successful candidate will build and maintain digital collections supporting the University’s mission and curriculum. Responsibilities include working with librarians and the campus community to identify opportunities for digital collection to meet information needs; identifying, evaluating, and implementing appropriate software and hardware for digital collections; identifying and implementing appropriate metadata standards; writing and maintaining policies and procedures relating to digital collections; marketing digital collections to the campus community; serving on Library and University committees; assisting at the reference desk; and other duties as assigned. This position would also have the opportunity to assist with traditional collection development.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Preservation Archivist at King’s College London

King's College London's Archives and Corporate Records Services and its Centre for eResearch are recruiting a Digital Preservation Archivist.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Digital Preservation Archivist will play a leading role in the JISC-funded PEKin (Preservation Exemplar at King's) project. This exciting new project (a joint venture between ACRS and CeRch) has a high profile across the sector and its findings will impact significantly at King's and beyond.

Digital Library Jobs: Scholarly Communication Librarian at University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa Library is recruiting a Scholarly Communication Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian (Access), the incumbent will serve the research and scholarly support needs of the faculty and graduate students through the promotion and provision of web-based publishing and repository services. Current digital initiatives include hosting open-access journals and deployment of an institutional repository (UOttawa Research) for E-Theses and other digital scholarly content created by the campus community.

Digital Library Jobs: TDL Team Leader at Texas Digital Library

The Texas Digital Library is recruiting a TDL Team Leader (Senior Systems Analyst).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Purpose of position: To supervise a team of 3 programmers engaged in the design, development, maintenance and testing of software in support of the programs of the Texas Digital Library (TDL), a 19 member consortium of universities throughout Texas.

Essential functions: Design operational and system improvements, research, implement, test and maintain new and deployed web and database applications. Consult with users to define application requirements. Recommend technical and procedural design for applications. Prepare documentation and present system studies. Compose documentation for procedures and guidelines for application users. Lead technical team to accomplish goals within deadlines. Produce reports for TDL co-Directors to keep them informed of the progress of TDL projects and activities.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Projects Coordinator at Mississippi State

The Digital Preservation and Access Unit of the Mississippi State University Library is recruiting a Digital Projects Coordinator.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

To provide innovative, dynamic, team-oriented responsibilities as Coordinator of the Library's Digital Preservation and Access Unit. Mississippi State University Libraries has a highly collaborative environment where excellence in job performance, scholarship and service are valued and required; will lead the Libraries in building digital services and collections; will combine the technical skills necessary to build digital collections with the management and leadership skills necessary to build a service that requires input and expertise from across the Libraries; will work closely with special collections and archives, cataloging and metadata and systems staff to manage the network of skills needed to provide digital collections of value to the Libraries and the University; will directly oversee all aspects of the digitization and preservation of the Charles Templeton Sheet Music Collection; will be responsible for assisting in the ongoing development of the web presence for all digital library projects.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Technologies Development Librarian at NCSU

The North Carolina State University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Technologies Development Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Digital Technologies Development Librarian provides technical leadership and hands-on programming expertise for digital library projects. She or he identifies emerging technologies that have potential for new and improved library services. Working both independently and in team settings, the incumbent develops new digital library services through an iterative process that emphasizes performance, sustainability, and usability. She or he develops tools that support ongoing data analysis of library services and digital library projects. The Digital Technologies Development Librarian maintains and provides enhancements to existing digital library applications and collaborates closely with Information Technology staff to develop and maintain supporting technology infrastructure. She or he participates in library planning and serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Reports to the Associate Head for Digital Library Development.


Digital Library Jobs: Digital Projects Specialist at University of California at Irvine

The University of California at Irvine Libraries are recruiting a Digital Projects Specialist (one-year appointment).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The UCI Libraries seek an experienced professional in the field of digital project management to support the Libraries' digital services. This is a temporary one-year appointment. The incumbent will explore, adapt, and support library information technologies for digital projects, including the application of standards, metadata, discovery interfaces, workflow design, production coordination, and quality controls appropriate to specific projects. Reporting to the Head of Information Technology, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with a variety of Libraries' staff involved in digital preservation, management, and scholarship.


Digital Library Jobs: Interface Programmer at Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office

The Scholarly Publishing Office at the University of Michigan University Library is recruiting an Interface Programmer (two-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal).

Here's an excerpt from ad:

The SPO Interface Programmer works in a team environment for online publishing of scholarly literature and is primarily responsible for implementing interfaces for a broad variety of scholarly publications, making contributions to interface design and usability testing, using open standards and open-source software. The Interface Programmer will also contribute to the design and development of online publishing tools, including content management systems.

Work will primarily focus on coding publication-specific interface customizations for SPO's locally developed publishing platform, DLXS (see Other projects may include: system-wide improvements to the DLXS interface; implementation of content management system for digitalculturebooks (an online book series); interface support for collaborative publishing projects with the University of Michigan Press; interface specification for a database of 20 disciplinarily related journals; assessment and implementation of strategies to increase the discoverability of SPO publications; participation in a review of electronic publishing platforms.


Digital Library Jobs: Digital Projects Librarian at Sandia National Laboratories Technical Library

The Sandia National Laboratories Technical Library is recruiting a Digital Projects Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Sandia National Laboratories Technical Library is seeking an innovative, highly motivated, energetic and forward-thinking Digital Projects Librarian to become part of its Library of the Future team. The selected candidate will take overall responsibility for researching, evaluating, selecting, implementing and supporting technologies shaping the Sandia Library of the Future. The Digital Projects Librarian will work with Sandia Library staff, Library IS Team and Library customers in order to identify, analyze and address Library technology needs and future direction. The Librarian will also take a role in supporting access to e-resources, including implementing and managing electronic resource management applications including SFX, MetaLib and Verde; collecting usage statistics and creating reports needed to manage and monitor electronic resource subscriptions; and implementing e-resource subscriptions troubleshooting access, maintenance, and other performance issues related to electronic resources. The Digital Projects Librarian will provide vision and leadership to the Library's technology needs and future and will be self-directed and independently motivated.

Digital Library Jobs: Digitization Librarian at Conjuring Arts Research Center (Entry Level)

The Conjuring Arts Research Center is recruiting an entry-level Digitization Librarian (MLS students can apply).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Responsibilities will include scanning materials of all ages, using the Atiz BookDrive Pro ( ) and BookDrive Capture, to be entered into Ask Alexander ( ), an all-encompassing magic database that is fully text searchable. The Digitization Librarian will also serve as the direct supervisor of the library's Digitization Interns and work with ABBYY Fine Reader and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Digital Library Jobs: Metadata Specialist, Visual Materials Cataloguer at Wellesley College

The Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College is recruiting a Metadata Specialist, Visual Materials Cataloguer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College is seeking a Metadata Specialist to verify and create metadata for 2,500 newly digitized objects in the Davis Museum's encyclopedic art collection. Objects include paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and photographs. The digital collections will be available on the museum's website to the local museum and campus community and to the broader public via the Internet. The Metadata Specialist will be responsible for the verification and updating of existing cataloguing as well as for the creation of subject and concept authority information. S/he should be familiar with visual materials cataloging and metadata standards, and the use of a wide range of authority files including but not limited to the Getty's Union List of Artist Names and Art & Architecture Thesaurus.

Digital Library Jobs: Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian at University of Vermont

The University of Vermont Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives is recruiting a Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian.

Here's an excerpt from the ad (search for posting no. 032645):

The Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian will provide expertise and leadership in the creation and maintenance of metadata for digital content acquired or created by the CDI. The Digital Initiatives Metadata Librarian will help to develop, refine, and implement policies, procedures, workflows, and metadata standards for the CDI; manage digitization projects; and participate in the overall management of the CDI.

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