Digital Resources Coordinator

Full time

Created: June 5, 2015
Lexington, KY
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Description

 We are seeking a Digital Resources Coordinator to administer and maintain the digital systems of the Frontier Nursing University Library. These systems include the institutional repository, library website, and other web services. The Digital Resources Coordinator will also perform other technical and public services task relative to library operation.

Job Duties

Institutional Repository

    Develop and maintain FNU’s institutional repository software.
    Establish and maintain consistent metadata for repository items.
    Upload content into repository.
    Collect materials for inclusion in repository.
    Digitize materials as needed.
    Promote and provide access to the repository to all user groups.
    Train and support other contributors to the repository.
    Monitor repository traffic and growth.

Library Web Services

    Administer the FNU LibGuides account.
    Coordinate with IT to update and maintain the library’s website.
    Maintain the online catalogue.

Other

    Catalogue items for all collections.
    Assist in optimizing technologies for information access and discovery.
    Keep current with trends in digital libraries and institutional repositories.
    Assist with maintenance of electronic resources.
    Assist with answering online and telephone reference questions.
    Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Experience

Required

    Master's degree in Library and Information Science or related discipline
    Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    Ability to deal with students, faculty and staff in a courteous manner and communicate with a variety of professionals
    Knowledge of library operations, services, and activities

Preferred

    Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other web-authoring tools
    Experience with LibGuides
    Experience using CONTENTdm

This position will be located in FNU's administrative office in Lexington with occasional travel to the Hyden campus required.

Applications are being accepted until June 26, 2015.

Send a resume and cover letter to Billie Anne Gebb, Director of Library Services, at billieanne.gebb@frontier.edu

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