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DLF-ANNOUNCE January 2008

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Yale position opening - Coordinator III/Librarian I, Collection Development

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Kimberly Parker <[log in to unmask]>

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Tue, 8 Jan 2008 11:34:30 -0500

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*Coordinator III/Librarian I
Collection Development
Yale University Library
Yale University
Rank: Band II/Librarian I

Note: This Position is of Fixed Duration. The Term is until 30 April 
2009 with possibility for continuation. Occasional international travel 
may be required.

The University and the Library
*One of the world's leading research libraries, Yale University Library 
is a full partner in teaching, research, and learning at Yale and is 
visited by scholars from around the world. A distinctive strength is its 
rich spectrum of resources, including approximately thirteen million 
volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to 
early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in 
numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital 
collections. Housed in twenty-two buildings including the Sterling 
Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the 
new Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of nearly 
six-hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library 
readers. To learn more about Yale University Library and its collections 
and services, visit http://www.library.yale.edu/.

*The Position
*The International E-Collections Project Specialist will report to the 
Manager, International Digital Special Projects and will be an active 
member of the Electronic Collections Department, communicating regularly 
with library staff at many levels and in many departments. The 
Electronic Collections Department works together as a team to provide 
responsive, effective, and evolving leadership and coordination of 
electronic collecting and supporting of the conversion of electronic and 
digital collections. Among the international projects supported by this 
position are AMEEL (A Middle Eastern Electronic Library) and OARE 
(Online Access to Research in the Environment). In Project AMEEL, Yale 
University Library leading a partnership of committed international 
collaborators, is designing and building a digital library that focuses 
on the Middle East (ME). This online library includes a front end or 
"portal," integrating a significant portion of currently available ME 
electronic resources, including bibliographic records, selected 
abstracts, full text, and other formats in the Roman and particularly 
non-Roman, vernacular scripts. We are also adding newly created digital 
materials from and about the ME region, originating from a variety of 
participants including libraries, publishers, and commercial sources. 
OARE is a partnership of international publishers, universities, and 
multilateral institutions to provide institutions in more than 100 
least-developed nations free online access to leading international 
scientific literature. Yale's OARE involvement is a joint project 
between the University Library, the School of Forestry & Environmental 
Studies, and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

*Responsibilities
*Reporting to and working under the general supervision of the Manager, 
International Digital Special Projects with latitude for independent 
action, the International E-Collections Project Specialist performs a 
variety of tasks necessary for providing services -- administrative, 
technical, and data control -- to coordinate and oversee the technical 
development and content management for international electronic 
collections special projects. As a working supervisor, the International 
E-Collections Project Specialist hires, trains, and evaluates supporting 
assistants, troubleshoots and resolves problems that arise related to 
the digitization, architecture development, and financial tracking of 
project costs. In addition, the Project Specialist is responsible for 
some content data entry and verification, assists with partner 
communications, and contributes to project direction.

Selected duties include:
Oversight of digitization workflow, coordination of systems maintenance, 
liaising with external contract staff and inter-institutional program 
partners, inventorying of project assets, exploring and reporting on new 
technological opportunities, and collating and incorporating simple 
content records in project databases.

The Project Specialist performs other duties as required to meet project 
goals and assist as needed in other Electronic Collections Department 
activities including electronic collecting curation for Yale University 
Library and digital conversion activities.



*Qualifications
*For appointment as a Coordinator III, a Bachelor's degree and three 
years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and 
experience. For appointment as a Librarian I, an ALA-accredited MLS 
degree or a Master’s degree in a relevant field with related library 
training and experience. Additional Education and Experience: 
Supervisory experience, including hiring, training, evaluating, and 
supervising the work of staff, monitoring quality of work. Experience 
with computer applications, preferably those related to digitization 
(Adobe, ACDSee, scanning software, OCR software) as well as the 
Microsoft suite of applications, email, web-authoring tools and HTML 
markup. Preferred: Knowledge of library and publishing functions with an 
emphasis on electronic resources management, including acquisitions, and 
vendor relations with publishers and content providers. Preferred: 
Knowledge of general database structural concepts. Familiarity with 
principles of database design; experience working with and technical 
systems knowledge of relational database systems, preferably SQL Server 
or Access. Preferred: Research or special library working experience and 
knowledge of the STM electronic publishing environment and scholarly 
communications issues. Preferred: Demonstrated project management 
experience. Preferred: Experience delivering content in web-based 
applications. Excellent organizational and communication skills, 
particularly ability to communicate with broad spectrum of staff. 
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to 
work independently in a rapidly changing and demanding environment, 
manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and exercise sound judgment. Must 
be able to prioritize appropriately when under pressure of deadlines, to 
multi-task, and to schedule tasks for successful outcomes. Must work 
well in a team environment; and work effectively with a variety of 
people with varying technical skills and knowledge, and from diverse 
work and social cultures. Ability to plan, initiate, and implement 
effective programs, projects and services. Ability to develop clear 
documentation. Demonstrated understanding of the importance of serving 
the reader at the end of the information chain.
Demonstrated reliable attendance and punctuality, accuracy, and 
attention to detail. Preferred: proficiency in a language other than 
English (French or Spanish a plus)
*
Salary And Benefits
*Rank and competitive salary will be based upon the successful 
candidate's qualifications and experience. Full benefits package 
including pro-rated 22 vacation days; 18 holiday, recess and personal 
days; comprehensive health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and 
relocation assistance. Applications will be accepted until the position 
is filled. Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the 
names of three references should be sent by creating an account and 
applying online at http://www.yale.edu/hronline/stars/application/ 
Please be sure to include Source Code #3111BR.

*Background Check Requirements
*All external candidates for employment will be subject to 
pre-employment screening. All offers are contingent on successful 
completion of a background check.
*
Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 
Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly 
encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented 
minority groups.
*

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Kimberly Parker
Head, Electronic Collections
Yale University Library
130 Wall Street              Voice (203) 432-0067
P.O. Box 208240              Fax (203) 432-8527
New Haven, CT  06520-8240    mailto:[log in to unmask]
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++You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
--Indira Gandhi++

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