The Ohio Genealogical Society is excited to announce that we are now taking applications for a Digital Librarian which will be a full-time position within the organization. The Ohio Genealogical Society is focused on protecting and sharing Ohio’s family history resources, developing engaging educational opportunities, and connecting genealogists.

Purpose of the Job: Under the general guidance of the OGS Library Director, this position is responsible for leading and supervising a team of staff and volunteers.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include: 

Working with the OGS Library Director in orienting, coaching, managing and evaluating assigned team.
Work with professional web development vendor in the creation of a new website design for OGS
Maintain the Ohio Genealogical Society website
Manage digital projects.
Assumes responsibility for the operation of the OGS Library in the absence of the director
Trains staff, volunteers, board members, and customers/researchers onsite at the OGS Library and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters of Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent education/training in digital imaging, hardware and software, web site maintenance, including familiarity with content management software and metadata standards.
Ability to express self effectively and concisely both orally and in writing. 
Ability to operate and troubleshoot OGS library technology systems including personal computer software programs and other job related equipment. 
Must be able to perform duties offsite. Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required.
Act with the customers/researchers in mind using information gained from interacting with customers/researchers.

Interested parties should send a cover letter along with their resume and references to Thomas S. Neel, Library Director ([log in to unmask]) by July 15, 2019.

The Ohio Genealogical Society uniquely creates a network of Ohio expertise that lets genealogists discover their families, so they feel personally enriched and confident in their results.

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