The University of Wyoming Libraries is seeking applicants for a Head of
Digital Resources Librarian position. The position will
develop, implement, and maintain digital services, workflows, and policies.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee the operations of the digitization lab. Ensure long-
term access to digitized information services and resources. Facilitate
technology infrastructure and content addition for WySR, the digital
repository. Collaborate with other library departments to develop and maintain
the infrastructure necessary to deliver digitization services to the campus.
Collaborate with the university community to develop policies and procedures
for management of the University's digital intellectual output, and the
digital conversion of library and archival collections. Maintain best practice
documentation for all areas of digitization. Conduct
ongoing assessment of virtual library content and its use. Supervise staff and
non-benefitted student positions. Work with other library department heads to
advance the strategic goals of the organization. Pursue an active and ongoing
program of professional development, scholarship, and service. Report to the
Associate Dean of Libraries.
REQUIRED: MLS from an ALA accredited
institution. Minimum of five years of successful,
progressively responsible professional experience.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of digital collection issues and
digital library technologies. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a
manager, including budget and personnel management. Excellent communication,
collaboration, and problem solving skills, Strong record of professional
PREFERRED: Experience in an academic library. Experience in public service
and/or user education. Experience in collection development.
APPLICATION AND SALARY: Review of applications will begin
on January 7, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled or the
search is terminated. Minimum salary is $56,000 dependent
on qualifications and experience; 12-month appointment, 22 days vacation; sick
leave, group health insurance, state and TIAA-CREF retirement plans, no state
income tax. Please direct questions to Ms. Birgit Burke at
307-766-3279 or e-mail [[log in to unmask]](mailto:[log in to unmask]).
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and the names,
address, telephone number and e-mail address of three professional references
to: Birgit Burke, Assistant to the Dean University of Wyoming Libraries Dept.
3334 1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 Fax: 307-766-2510 E-mail:
[[log in to unmask]](mailto:[log in to unmask]) Please follow-up faxed or e-mailed
applications with copy via mail.
EEO/AA ENVIRONMENT: The University of Wyoming is the only
accredited four-year institution of higher education in the
state. The University's library collections total 1.5
million volumes. Laramie, a city of 27,000 located 130
miles northwest of Denver, offers a reasonable cost of living and the
friendly, relaxed atmosphere of a small community combined with the cultural
and social activities associated with the University.
Laramie is located in an area of national forest, clean air, wide-open spaces
and excellent summer and winter recreation sites.
Additional information about the Libraries and the University of Wyoming may
be accessed through its Web site: [http://www-lib.uwyo.edu/](http://www-
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