Reporting to the Head of Digital Library Initiatives, the Digital and Web Services Librarian serves a dual role. S/he coordinates the Library’s web presence, working collaboratively with staff throughout the library system; takes a leadership role in developing digital projects and services that serve the needs of faculty and students, particularly in the realm of digital objects publication and management, using tools like Omeka. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, and at least two years of relevant experience.
Required Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated experience with a Content Management System, such as Drupal.
- Experience with metadata standards such as Dublin Core, and one or more of the following: HTML/CSS, XML/XSLT, a programming language such as PhP, database design and development.
- Experience guiding scholars, students, and/or staff in the development of digital projects and websites, preferably including the digitization, publication, and management of digital objects.
- Demonstrated project management and team leadership skills.
- Understanding of the role of digital projects for the purpose of research and education.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, and across multiple departments.
- Awareness of scholarly communication issues and basic familiarity with copyright issues.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills along with the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of individuals.
- Demonstrated supervisory responsibility.
- Experience developing and managing large websites, including managing stakeholders’ expectations, and producing ADA-compliant sites.
- Experience teaching the use of platforms such as Drupal, Omeka, or Wordpress.
- Experience digitizing and editing images, text, video, audio, and other formats and delivering them on the web.
- Experience in an academic library setting.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact
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