Digital Services Librarian

Washington, D.C.
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Created: October 22, 2012


Digital Services Librarian participates in the planning, implementation, maintenance, expansion and communication of the digital library and institutional repository services, collections and content, including the design, deployment and maintenance of DigitalGeorgetown which includes but is not limited to digital repository and publishing services and collections (such as Digital Asset Management System, Archival Management System, Art Collections Management System and other digital library related services) and related tool sets, representations of digital content, digital conversion, interoperability of digital platforms, management and archiving of datasets, and integration of digital resources into learning management systems. Demonstrates and facilitates effective communication throughout the Library and across the University with the various colleges, departments, institutes, and faculty. This position is also responsible for marketing and promoting DigitalGeorgetown to the GU community and consortia.

Qualifications: Masters degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or related degree required. Must have a demonstrated understanding of the application of technology as it relates to scholarship and teaching; two years of direct experience with digital initiatives (digitization projects, digital content management systems and/or Web-based delivery of digital objects); experience with digital asset management platforms or extensible services such as DSpace, Islandora, Omeka, DigiTool, Blacklight etc.; demonstrated ability to analyze user requirements to deliver digital solutions and experience performing usability surveys; experience with digital image file formats, conversion and software such as Adobe CS; knowledge of audio and visual applications in the virtual environment; programming or Web development experience; teaching or training experience; experience with XML, XSLT and CSS; demonstrated understanding of and experience in using metadata standards such as Dublin Core, EAD, MODS, METS and PREMIS. The following qualifications are preferred: Experience with DSpace and Drupal; knowledge of copyright and licensing issues affecting digitization efforts; experience with digital project management; experience with Open Source Journal Publishing Platforms such as OJS; and experience with web programming languages.

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