Discovery Technologies Librarian

Regina, Saskatchewan
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Created: November 4, 2021


Tenure Track Position

The Discovery Technologies Librarian will work under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian: Content Management and Discovery, and work closely with other campus units (particularly, Information Services, Centre for Teaching and Learning, and Centre for Continuing Education). Leading the direction of the Library and Archives information technology services and infrastructure, this position involves investigating, planning, and implementing new technology that is responsive and adaptable to changing needs of digital pedagogy and research. The Discovery Technologies Librarian will be responsible for the ongoing operations of the Library and Archives Discovery Technologies Unit, which includes but is not limited to the library services platform, discovery system, archival management system, user authentication, web-based applications, analytics and reporting, computer support, and digital publishing and preservation services. The Discovery Technologies Librarian is expected to play a critical role in embedding library services and collections in the full range of teaching and research activities through the innovative use of technology. This is a leadership position within the Archer Library and Archives which includes supervision of staff and participation on the Library’s Leadership Team.

Requirements: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or Archival Studies from an ALA accredited program or equivalent. The incumbent should have a minimum of five (5) years of experience planning, implementing and managing information technology systems with increasing levels of responsibility (staff supervision, vendor relations, and project management). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A track record of innovation in creating and implementing user-centred technology services and system integrations is required, as is experience leading and managing projects. Experience administering a range of functions in an Integrated Library System or Library Services Platform and experience with web development technologies (e.g. HTML, XML/XSLT, CSS, Javascript). Knowledge of MARC format and other cataloguing and metadata standards. Familiarity with EZproxy or other authentication software. Knowledge of web and digital publishing platforms (e.g. Wordpress, Libguides, OJS, DSpace, Omeka, ContentDM).

How to apply


Brett Waytuck
University Librarian
Dr. John Archer Library
University of Regina
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
Phone: (306) 585-4295

Integrated library system Discovery Services Information technology


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Published: Friday, November 5, 2021 20:29 UTC

Last updated: Friday, November 5, 2021 20:29 UTC