Digital Technologies Librarian

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Created: November 2, 2016


Springfield College invites applications for the position of Digital Technologies Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Collections and Metadata this position is responsible for planning, maintaining, and troubleshooting all aspects of the technology infrastructure that supports library digital resources; works closely with all library managers to determine needs, maintain systems, and provide advice on emerging technologies. This position works closely with members of the Public Services Dept., ITS Dept. and vendors of digital services to assure the extensive palette of digital services meet the needs of Springfield College students and faculty; in addition, works closely with the Office of Communications to maintain the library and archives web sites.

Qualifications include: Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required and a minimum of one to three years of experience in library network systems; a solid understanding of library systems and web technologies is required. Experience with CSS, HTML, XML, MARC and related technologies and/or web design; ability to troubleshoot applications are also required. Preferred qualifications include: graphic design skills and experience with graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop; experience with OCLC WMS, discovery services, and/or CONTENTdm and familiarity with open source software; reference and database searching skills and/or digital collection development; understanding of academic collection development practices, vendor relation experience; document delivery or other library workflow processes. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to manage complexity and implement change. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities; and to handle sensitive, confidential information.

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