Digital Librarian

Middletown, RI
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Created: February 21, 2019


MRC has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital Librarian supporting the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, RI.

-Provide quality support to the Science and Technology Library and the Navy environmental planning community at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport RI.
-Support library and information management projects, including research, circulation, cataloging, and reference. Support the research needs of scientists, engineers, and managers, both in person and remotely.
-Support content and functionality development efforts for the library’s Drupal websites.
-Support repository management activities including but not limited to: data migration, technical troubleshooting, metadata QA, workflow development, policy and procedure development.
-Develop best practices, standards, and technologies that support discovery, access, management, and preservation of the Library's digital assets in all formats (text, image, audio, and video).
-Provide leadership in digital initiatives for the Library and serve as a resource for the community for our growing digital repositories.
-Promote library services and participate in outreach projects. Provide user instruction to individuals and groups in effectively utilizing library resources.
-Support compliance, inventory and inspection related tasking as needed.

Required Qualifications:
-Advanced research experience within professional services firms, academia, government or equivalent (2+ years preferred).
-Hands-on experience with scientific, engineering, environmental, or research and associated technologies (preferred).
-Ability to acquire new technological skills; demonstrated analytical/problem-solving capabilities.
-Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
-Ability to self-manage, display initiative, and meet defined work objectives and deadlines.
-Ability to work well with others; demonstrated communication skills (oral and written).
-Knowledge of Drupal, Islandora or similar content management systems.
-Experience with repository systems such as Fedora Commons, Dspace, or ePrints.
-Knowledge of file formats, media migration, and metadata.
-Experience with XML, and one or more metadata schemas (preferred).
-Knowledge of digital rights laws, regulations, copyright, and licensing (preferred).

Education and Certification:
BA/BS degree; advanced degree such as MLS, MLIS, or related degree preferred.

Other Requirements:
-Must be able to successfully obtain an Active Security Clearance – Secret Level.
-Advanced Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Access and Adobe.
-Experience with Drupal and Islandora preferred, web development.

Last updated: Thursday, February 21, 2019 19:19 UTC