Digital Resources and Initiatives Manager

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Created: June 18, 2014


The Digital Resources and Initiatives Manager will:
  • Provide leadership for the growth and the promotion of the Library’s digital resources.
  • Provide leadership for the enhancement of a shared institutional repository.
  • Collaborate with other library units in the management of the library’s digital collections platforms.
  • Collaborate with other library units to identify potential collections to digitize.
  • Seek grant and other funding sources to support digitization projects.
  • Provide expertise in the development, management and promotion of library web pages, social media, mobile interfaces, digital signage, and other initiatives.
  • Keep current with trends in digital library technologies, emerging technologies, learning management systems, open educational resources, preservation of digital objects, and scholarly communication issues.

Minimum Requirements: Required Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in library and/or information science from an ALA accredited program or a masters degree in a relevant field.
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience with the management of digitization projects or management of an institutional repository.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of metadata schemas, such as Dublin Core, and of digital file formats.
  • Familiarity with the development and application of web technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to write for the Web.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and a commitment to excellent service.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant work experience in an academic library setting.
  • Familiarity with intellectual property, copyright, and licensing issues that impact digitization projects.
  • Experience with digital content management systems such as CONTENTdm, D-Space, or Digital Commons.
  • Relevant experience with the creation and use of social media and mobile interfaces in academic library contexts.
  • Successful experience with grant writing and applications.


Published: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 13:51 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC