Web and Digital Scholarship Technologies Librarian

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Created: November 27, 2019


The Web and Digital Scholarship Technologies Librarian is an integral member of a team managing and continuously improving an array of IT systems and services supporting the mission, vision and values of Raynor Memorial Libraries and Marquette University. The incumbent also supports and anticipates the technology needs of faculty and students seeking digital scholarship solutions to their research activities.

Specific responsibilities

  • Actively participates within a team supporting the IT needs of library staff and patrons
  • Leads the development of modern, sustainable, and accessible library web interfaces in a variety of platforms including OUCampus, bepress Digital Commons, CONTENTdm, and Springshare products
  • Provides application development for AR, VR, XR and 3D integration into digital scholarship research projects
  • Provides infrastructure support for digital scholarship projects led by the Coordinator of the Digital Scholarship Lab

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Minimum 2 years related experience
  • Experience with OUCampus or another website CMS environment using XSLT
  • Knowledge of AR, VR, XR, and 3D printing integration tools such as Unity
  • Knowledge of digital scholarship development platforms such as GestureWorks, Omeka Everywhere and Drupal
  • Knowledge of web analytics and accessibility (WCAG 2) standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with diverse constituencies
  • Successful project management experience
  • Strong commitment to customer service and support
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of web technologies and metadata manipulation and scripting languages (e.g. MySQL, NoSQL, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP)
  • Knowledge of semantic metadata formats and standards (e.g. SPARQL, RDF, BIBFRAME, schema.org)
  • Experience with Data Carpentry framework and practice
  • Experience leveraging library APIs
  • Experience with workflow design and automation in a Reclaim hosted cloud environment

Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Librarian rank.

Marquette University is an independent, Catholic, Jesuit doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of 12,000 located near downtown Milwaukee. Two adjacent and connected library buildings seat 2,150 and house a 1.7 million volume collection, 500 networked resources, and over 22,000 electronic journals. www.marquette.edu/library/

Marquette offers an outstanding benefits package including competitive health and other insurance policies, 4 weeks of vacation and tuition remission for employees, their spouses and dependents.  http://www.marquette.edu/hr/documents/2016MarquetteSummaryofBenefitsFaculty.pdf 

Review of applications will begin January 10, 2020.  Submit application online to the University’s application site: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/12665

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