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Job Opening: University of Washington Libraries: Digital Projects Librarian

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Anne Graham <[log in to unmask]>

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

May 14, 2008

TITLE:  Digital Projects Librarian

LOCATION:  University of Washington Libraries, Digital Initiatives

THE LIBRARIES:

Among the largest academic research libraries in North America, the 
University
of Washington Libraries has a collection of more than seven million 
cataloged
volumes, an equal number in microform format, more than 50,000 serial 
titles,
and several million items in other formats. Students and faculty recognize 
the
value provided by the Libraries and rank the Libraries as the most important
source of information for their work. The Libraries also receives the 
highest
satisfaction rating of any academic service on the surveys of graduating
seniors conducted by the Office of Educational Assessment.

THE DIGITAL INITIATIVES UNIT:

The Libraries Digital Initiatives unit is responsible for researching the
implications of new technologies for the Libraries.  The staff of Digital
Initiatives fosters experimentation and collaboration among Libraries' 
staff,
with UW faculty and staff, and with strategic external partners. Digital
Initiatives has worked with others in the Libraries to create policies and
procedures for the selection and digitization of materials, and manages the
Libraries Digital Collections site.  In addition, this unit manages large 
grant
funded digitization projects such as The Olympic Peninsula Virtual Community
Museum.  Digital Initiatives is currently partnering with Dr. Michael 
Biggins
on the William C. Brumfield Russian Architecture Collection.

THE POSITION:

Under the direction of the Head, Digital Initiatives, the Digital Projects
Librarian serves as the resource person for researching, recommending,
implementing and supporting existing and emerging applications and metadata
schema for digital projects; also consults with librarians and faculty
regarding the development of digital projects. The incumbent is expected to
have experience working collaboratively and constructively with a wide range 
of
groups and individuals, and the ability to communicate with colleagues
regarding the technical constraints, requirements, and resource needs
associated with work projects.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

* Assists in the design, creation and maintenance of World Wide Web
applications.  Performs programming, database design and data migration.
Participates in Digital Initiatives projects that require specialized 
knowledge
and application of software.

* Installs, administers, and troubleshoots software. Initial focus will be 
DLXS
software, but others will be added as necessary. Creates and maintains work 
and
procedure documentation.  Ability to understand and work with XML is 
essential.

* Works with Libraries staff and campus faculty in the development and
implementation of research projects involving the Libraries suite of 
software
tools; evaluates and recommends new software and tools, and fosters 
awareness
of evolving technologies and standards in digital scholarship research.

* Works with the Libraries Metadata Librarian in the selection and 
application
of metadata schemas.

* Provides training, instruction, support and documentation to libraries 
staff
and non-technical on-campus and off-campus personnel involved with projects.

* Participates in the development of overall technology planning for Digital
Initiatives and Libraries Information Technology Services.

* Provides support to the Libraries regarding technology and metadata issues
related to digital preservation both in the Libraries and elsewhere on 
campus.

* Contributes to the development of University Libraries policies, programs 
and
services.

* Participates in University Libraries committees, particularly the Metadata
Implementation Group, task forces, and program planning as appropriate.

* Assumes other responsibilities as assigned; performs other tasks as
requested.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

1. Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library
Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies
degree.

2. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the 
contributions
a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

3. Direct experience applying XML and/or XSL in a work environment.

4. Demonstrated knowledge of digital library technologies and standards.

5. Demonstrated understanding of current trends and issues in digital 
library
services to support teaching and research.

6. Working knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language and 
the
ability to quickly and independently learn others as required.

7. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively and effectively both as a 
team
member and independently.

8. Ability to interact effectively with a broad range of staff within the
Library, the University and in collaborative initiatives with other
institutions.

9. Strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and written
communication skills.


Preferred:

1. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university and national programs
and initiatives.

2. Experience with Information Technology in a higher education or library
environment.

3. Ability to forge working agreements on complex assignments across units.

4. Experience completing projects within established deadlines and budgets.


SALARY:  $45,000 minimum.  Starting salary commensurate with qualifications 
and
background.

BENEFITS:  Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the 
University
of Washington Retirement Plan (TIAA-CREF, The Vanguard Group, and/or 
Fidelity
Investments) on a matching basis.  Vacation is accrued at the rate of 24
working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. 
No
state or local income tax.

APPLY TO:

Charles E. Chamberlin
Senior Associate Dean
University of Washington Libraries
482 Allen Library
Box 352900
Seattle, Washington  98195-2900


Applicants should submit a letter of application, full resume including a 
work
telephone number, e-mail address, salary requirements, and the names, 
addresses
and telephone numbers of at least three references who are knowledgeable of 
the
applicant's qualifications for this position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00
p.m., Friday, July 11, 2008.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is 
http://www.lib.washington.edu.
The Digital Initiatives Home Page is http://digital.lib.washington.edu/.

The University of Washington, an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer, is building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages
applications from female and minority candidates.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the
University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment
authorization of each new employee.

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