Digital Content Specialist

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Created: November 29, 2012


The University of Bridgeport is seeking applicants for a Digital Content Specialist position. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Digital Content Specialist supports initiatives to organize, disseminate, and archive electronic content for the University across enterprise platforms. These include: the Ex Libris suite of Primo, Metalib, SFX, and Voyager as the Integrated Library System; the dspace Institutional Repository; and other online resources. The Digital Content Librarian ensures long-term and streamlined access to digitized content, develops and implements appropriate metadata strategies to enhance discovery and organization of resources, facilitates technology configuration and content addition for the digital repository, and is responsible for researching emerging developments and making recommendations during planning discussions

Responsibilities include creating and maintaining policies and procedures and promoting collections to the University community. All librarians serve on teams and as a subject liaison to one or more programs with responsibility for collection development, library instruction, and reference. Librarians also contribute to the leadership of the Library and University through participation in committees.


Master's Degree in Library or Information Science
Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Experience with creating and maintaining a Web page
Strong collaborative orientation, with excellent interpersonal and team skills
Preference will be given to candidates with some or all of the following: demonstrated experience working with content management systems, learning management systems, an institutional repository, digital technologies, appropriate metadata schema/markup standards, library applications such as link resolvers and discovery systems, web development interfaces, common Web scripting resources such as Java script, library systems, or teaching information literacy.

The University of Bridgeport offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please send letter of application and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Digital Content Specialist
University of Bridgeport
Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fax: (203) 576-4601

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