Data Curation Librarian

Terre Haute
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Created: April 18, 2014


This 12-month, tenure-track position provides technical leadership for the creation, management, preservation of and access to digital assets and scholarship. The incumbent will manage, develop and migrate digital application systems and serve as webmaster for digital initiatives’ websites. The successful candidate maintains and develops Sycamore Scholars, the institutional repository for Indiana State University, manages the Electronic Theses and Dissertations program, and works closely with faculty, students and the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. S/he provides technical support for library and campus digital initiatives including the Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project; University Archive’s implementation of Archon; the Art Department’s MDID based slide library, and other digital projects; and is actively engaged in data wrangling and systems administration tasks in support of the Library’s participation in the MetaArchive Cooperative Preservation Network.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the identification, adaptation and implementation of appropriate digital repository technologies and will possess the ability to interact effectively with library colleagues, Office of Information Technology professionals, teaching faculty, and students.  S/he will technically lead the migration of the digital library collections from CONTENTdm to an open source repository solution. In addition, the incumbent will serve as the web master for Wabash Valley Visions & Voices, a collaborative regional digital repository and be involved in addressing digital preservation issues related to this and other digital initiatives.  The Data Curation Librarian will also liaise with the Metadata Librarian as needed.  Responsibilities may include travel to other locations to provide training, and participation in evening and/or weekend special events.  ISU librarians are expected to participate in university and library governance and to engage in professional activities, including research and publication, in order to attain tenure and promotion.

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