The Harvard University Library is seeking a visionary leader in the field of digital library technology for the new position of Digital Library Architect. The Digital Library Architect will provide leadership in the architecture and design of large-scale, innovative library systems for one of the greatest research libraries in the world.

The library system at Harvard provides a wide range of services to students, faculty and researchers at Harvard as well as throughout the world. With a collection of more than 15.8 million volumes, a vast collection of primary-source materials, a digital preservation repository containing more than 7 million objects, and licensed access to more than 8,000 electronic resources, the Harvard University Library is the largest university library in the world. The Harvard University Library is committed to maintaining its excellence in the digital era. Over the past 10 years, Harvard has developed a technical infrastructure that incorporates digital content into library collections and services. Critical goals in the coming years include the evolution of a coherent and usable resource discovery and delivery environment as well as the long-term preservation of digital scholarly content.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Digital Library Architect will play a key role in the design of digital library infrastructure, systems and services. This is an opportunity for someone with energy and vision to help guide one of the major digital library programs in the country, and to work with a knowledgeable, creative, and collegial team. The Digital Library Architect will be expected to Education and Job Requirements

Location: Cambridge, MA; Full Time: 9am-5pm; Grade 59

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