Fwd: New position: Systems and Digital Collections Librarian
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Mark A. Matienzo Applications Developer, Digital Experience Group The New York Public Library
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I hope the new position below will be of interest to some A&A List subscribers. A complete job description can be found at http://www.rockhall.com/careers/.
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Andy Leach Director of Library and Archives Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd. | Cleveland, OH 44114-1022 email@example.com | www.rockhall.com
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM Systems and Digital Collections Librarian
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is currently seeking candidates for the position of Systems and Digital Collections Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library and Archives, the Systems and Digital Collections Librarian is responsible for supporting technology resources in the Library and Archives - including integrated library systems, archival management software, digital asset management systems, and content management systems - and maintains the servers and workstations within the Library and Archives. He/she evaluates, recommends, implements, and provides support for the integration of new technologies in the delivery of information in the Library and Archives. The Systems and Digital Collections Librarian also evaluates, recommends, and implements software solutions, methodologies, and standards for the creation and preservation of the Library and Archives' digital collections. Additionally, he/she performs regular updates and maintenance of the web site of the Library and Archives.
Required: Master's degree in library science, information studies, or related degree; minimum of 2 (two) years providing technology support in a library or archives; experience working with integrated library systems, archival management software, digital asset management systems, and/or content management systems; thorough understanding of technology in a research library or archives; knowledge of all aspects of library and information science; knowledge of library- and archives-related metadata standards and schema; experience working on a digitization project; knowledge of current trends in digitization and the long-term management and preservation of digital objects; knowledge of Ethernet networks, servers, printers, and other peripherals; knowledge of Windows XP/Vista client configuration and support in a Windows networking environment; familiarity with Web 2.0 technologies, including blogs, wikis, and RSS.
Preferred: Experience with web design; experience providing reference service in a library or archives environment; knowledge of the history of rock and roll and related music genres.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission both through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its Library and Archives as well as its educational programs. The Library and Archives of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will be the most comprehensive repository of materials relating to the history of rock and roll. Its mission is to collect, preserve, and provide access to these materials for scholars, educators, students, journalists, and the general public in order to further their understanding of rock and roll, its roots, and its impact on our society.
For consideration, send resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications along with salary history to: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44114-1022, Attn: Human Resources - Systems and Digital Collections Librarian - 0906, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone calls please.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace
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