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New York University Libraries seeks a Digital Library Program, Lead
Description: Leads the design and development of NYU's digital library
infrastructure, and coordinates and provides support for digital library
projects. Working in close collaboration, NYU Libraries and NYU
Technology Services (ITS) are developing an expanded strategic
digital library development; this position plays a central role in
an expanded team and new capacities. Partnering with ITS eServices,
position plans and develops systems for supporting metadata management,
searching support, user interface, and repository services for library
digital resources. Provides technical advice and support for ongoing
efforts, such as e-text and imaging services, and for project
and new digital library initiatives.
Qualifications: Experience in the development of digital library
such as digital image conversion projects, management and delivery of
electronic full text, Web delivery of multi-media formats, and metadata
management. Working knowledge of image capture and delivery
full text mark-up and searching methods, and database management
in-depth knowledge of at least one of these areas. Knowledge of HTML,
SGML or XML; experience with CGI and knowledge of one or more of the
following programming languages: SQL, C, C++, Java, and Perl.
with hardware and software applications in DOS, Windows and Unix
environments, including network operating systems such as Novell and
NT. Familiarity with library and information standards (e.g., MARC,
Z39.50), library online public access catalogs, and issues and
in digital library development. Excellent interpersonal and
skills; ability to lead a collaborative team. Masters degree in library
related information technology area required.
Salary/Benefits: Faculty status and attractive , excellent benefits
package, including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with
experience and background.
New York University Libraries: Library facilities at New York
serve the school's 450,000 students and faculty and contain more than 4
million volumes. New York University is a member of the Association of
Research Libraries, the Research Libraries Group, the Digital Library
Federation; and serves as the administrative headquarters of the
Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium that includes three
To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application,
the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Ms.
Koztowski, Libraries Human Resources Director, New York University
Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, (fax)
212-995-4070, or e-mail: [log in to unmask] Resumes will be accepted
until the position is filled.
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