Digital Repository Coordinator

Created: June 6, 2013


Digital Repository Coordinator (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) Digital Repository Coordinator Competitive Tax-free Salary King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a major new graduate university focused on becoming a leader in science and technology research and graduate education. Located near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the university’s coastline campus on the Red Sea features high-quality residences, extensive recreational facilities and beach, a multicultural environment, and a high quality of life for employees and their families. Its stunning library is a recipient of the 2011 AIA/ALA Library Building Award. The University Library currently has an opening for a Digital Repository Coordinator who supports operation of the KAUST Digital Archive, and  the university’s repository of research outputs. The primary responsibilities of the position are depositing or assisting users with deposit of works into the repository, creating metadata for deposited items, ensuring the accuracy and consistency of metadata and the completeness/functionality of deposited items, determining copyright status of deposited items, assisting users of the repository, and promoting its use through meetings with KAUST researchers and marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate will have: Working knowledge of descriptive metadata standards. Experience with a major repository software platform (such as DSpace). Knowledge of copyright and permissions issues relating to digital repositories and open access. Experience in an academic or research library or scholarly communication area. Experience in working with faculty, researchers, graduate students, and publishers.  To apply, visit the KAUST website at ; All applications must be submitted through this site for consideration.


Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 01:05 UTC

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