Digital Initiatives Librarian

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Created: January 14, 2015


Digital Initiatives Librarian (Indiana University, Indiana)
Seeking dynamic, innovative, collaborative individual to support digital scholarship initiatives including: providing guidance for digitization of special collections, managing existing digital library services and informing creation of new services, fostering digital research projects. Reporting to Head of Digital Collections Services:  leverages expertise across IU Libraries, bridges various subject domains and communities of practice across Bloomington campus, coordinates team members across broad spectrum of activities required to produce digital resources, from selection and conversion of content to the design of the online resource.  Responsibilities:  responsible for managing projects and contributing to digital library services provided by the Digital Collections Services department by cultivating working relationships among cross-functional groups while providing expertise and guidance in project planning, manage and coordinate digital library projects among faculty, librarians, and staff; develop project plans, general project documentation, specifications, workflows, and timelines for successful completion of digital library projects; coordinate maintenance and development of new digital library services in partnership with Library Technologies staff and related units;  support electronic text initiatives including: text encoding following XML standards such as the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), e-text quality control planning and assessment, e-text training and consultation, coordinate ongoing or new e-text web development; manage the electronic text repository, including setting up new projects, managing users of the repository and workflow tools, and making sure the repository is functioning as it should.   Qualifications:  Required:  accredited MLS or MIS degree or equivalent combination of an advanced degree and relevant experience; ability to plan, coordinate and manage digital library projects and diverse partners; knowledge or awareness of metadata and content standards including one or more of MARC, EAD, TEI, VRA Core, Dublin Core, MODS and METS, and AACR2, RDA, CCO, etc.  Preferred: minimum two years’ experience working in an academic library; experience with digital repositories and online publishing platforms such as Fedora, Hydra, Solr, eXtensible Text Framework, Omeka, Open Journal Systems. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.  For complete list of responsibilities, qualifications, and benefit programs go to:   To apply:  Review of applications begins Monday, February 16, 2015.  Position remains open until filled.  Interested candidates should review application requirements and submit their application at: Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to   Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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