Responsible for supporting the growth, discovery, and use of the university’s digital collections in the institutional repository Digital Commons@ETSU (https://dc.etsu.edu/) and faculty profiles in the Expert Gallery Suite (https://works.bepress.com/experts/east-tennessee-state-university/). This position would be responsible for project planning, metadata management, training and supervising student workers, quality control, and interacting with the system vendor to resolve problems. Responsibilities include the following:
- Administering day-to-day operations of the institutional repository (IR) and related functions
- Creating and maintaining IR structures and workflows
- Receiving and preparing submissions
- Performing advanced copyright research, corresponding with publishers, maintaining copyright documentation
- Maintaining metadata standards and conducting quality checks on IR submissions
- Hiring, training, and supervising assigned student workers including scheduling, work assignments, time reporting, and performance evaluation
- Providing oral and written instructions for IR contributors and users
- Maintaining documentation relevant to job duties
- Compiling and reporting performance statistics
- Collaborating to integrate the IR with other systems
- Participating in software development projects involving the IR
- Collaborating on related digital scholarship projects, such as ORCID
- Reviewing professional literature and participating in job-related professional development
- Performing other related duties as assigned
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to search library catalogs, Google, Google Scholar
- Knowledge of metadata standards (e.g. Dublin Core)
- Knowledge of copyright and its application to institutional repositories
- Awareness of current issues in scholarly communications topics (Open Access, author rights)
- Knowledge of digitization standards and techniques
- Knowledge of data transformation and transfer techniques ( e.g., XSLT, APIs)
- Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel
- Ability to train and supervise student workers
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent project management skills
- Strong detail orientation
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people and levels of technical literacy
- Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
- Ability to prioritize work for efficient and timely processing
- Ability to work collaboratively to troubleshoot and solve problems
- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university
- At least one year of full-time job-related experience or two years of part-time or student job-related experience. Preferred job-related experience to include, but not limited to, online searching for scholarly resources, detailed data entry.
- Experience in an academic library with experience in library cataloging/metadata, interlibrary loan, electronic course reserve, learning management system, web content management system, or institutional repository. Work experience as a student or part-time employee qualifies.
- Experience with Digital Commons or other institutional repository or digital collection management system. Work experience as a student or part-time employee qualifies.
- At least one year of supervisory experience.
Close Date: 07/09/2021
Last updated: Friday, June 18, 2021 14:24 UTC