[codergeeks-jobs] East Carolina University Digital Collections Librarian (Greenville, NC)

Gregory Foster gfoster at entersection.org
Sat Sep 10 02:18:16 CDT 2011

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    1. Job Posting: Digital Collections Librarian,	East Carolina
       University (Dragon, Patricia M)


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Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 19:02:43 +0000
From: "Dragon, Patricia M"<DRAGONP at ecu.edu>
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Subject: [Metadatalibrarians] Job Posting: Digital Collections
	Librarian,	East Carolina University
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J.Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Digital Collections Librarian.  The Digital Collections Librarian will take a lead role in the creation, maintenance, and stewardship of digital collections and repository systems, including the digitization of special collections and other library materials and the implementation and maintenance of discovery tools related to these initiatives.  S/he will devise and revise operating procedures and workflows; improve access to digitized content through ongoing evaluation of the department's digital services; investigate relevant standards and best practices and maintain compliance with standards, including metadata standards; investigate, plan, and manage format conversions and migrations; plan, implement, and monitor external contracts providing digitization and other related services to Joyner; seek and/or manage grant funding for digital
  initiatives; develop an in-depth knowledge of new technology; seek collaboration opportunities with other libraries and institutions; and develop preservation and curation plans for digital content in repositories.  S/he may participate in the creation of online exhibitions and presentations.

The Digital Collections Librarian will supervise three full-time programming and production staff, as well as student assistants and grant-related positions, and train staff and others in processes and procedures leading to high levels of productivity and quality.

Required Qualifications:  ALA-accredited master's degree; two or more years experience with current digital library technologies, standards, and practices; demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs, complex projects, and services, ensuring that project objectives are met within time, budget, and quality targets; demonstrated ability to lead groups; excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to handle complex analytical and detailed work; ability to work independently and collaboratively in a complex and rapidly changing environment; demonstrated commitment to addressing user needs; excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively interact with audiences of diverse technological backgrounds, especially for the purpose of describing complicated technical issues, standards, or procedures; and ability to achieve tenure through effective job performance, scholarly publication, and service activities.

Rank, Salary and Benefits:  This is a twelve-month tenure track faculty position with a comprehensive fringe benefits package. Professional achievement, service, and research/creative activity are required for tenure and promotion. Rank and salary will be commensurate with candidate's experience and professional achievement. Minimum salary of $50,000.

For more information, please see http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/administration/upload/DigCollLib942036.pdf.

Application Process: Screening of applications will begin October 3, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable. All applicants must apply online through ECU's employment website at http://www.jobs.ecu.edu. Additional materials (letter of application; resume; copies of transcripts; and names and addresses, postal and email, of three current references) can be attached to the application electronically or the materials may be sent by mail to:

Search Committee

Digital Collections Librarian

Ms. Mary Sweatte, Library Personnel Administrator

2400 Joyner Library, Mail Stop 516

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Patricia M. Dragon
Head, Special Collections Cataloging, Metadata&  Authorities
Joyner Library Mail Stop 516
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
dragonp at ecu.edu
(252) 328-0296


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