This position will be part of the Digital Services workgroup, which helps the
libraries of the public colleges and universities of Florida create, manage,
maintain and preserve digital information resources. The incumbent will
provide support for one or more of the following: digital special collections
and archives, electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), archival finding
aids (EADs), electronic journals, and/or other born-digital and
retrospectively digitized materials. S/he will work with commercial, open
source, and locally-developed content management applications such as
DigiTool, Archon, the Open Journal System (OJS), OAI data and service
providers, Fedora, Islandora and Drupal. The incumbent will develop and
provide expertise to FLVC and library staff in one or more specialty areas as
required; examples of these areas include resource description (cataloging and
metadata), audio and video formats, archives and records management, and
1. Take primary responsibility for supporting one or more production
applications, and provide back up to the primary support person for one or
more additional applications. Support includes but is not limited to: running
and/or monitoring production operations; performing quality control; producing
statistics and reports; responding to tickets; communicating with the vendor
or open source community to resolve problems; and providing web-based and on-
site training and training materials for library staff.
2. Contribute to the general design and operation of applications and services
to enhance the digital capabilities of the libraries. Perform requirements
analysis for new modules, processes and workflows. Draft specifications for
data, data conversions, user interfaces and/or application programs, and work
with programmers to develop, test and implement them.
3. Participate on state-wide committees, working groups and task forces of
staff concerned with the creation, description and/or management of digital
4. Keep abreast of regional and national trends and initiatives related to
with technology for digital library services to students and faculty. To the
extent possible, given limitations of time and funding, contribute to the
profession and to your own professional development by participating in
regional and national initiatives through meeting attendance, committee
appointments, and other means of involvement.
5. Performs work in support of business processes and projects. Performs time-
sensitive tasks and meets established deadlines; maintains effective
communications with appropriate FLVC staff; maintains effective working
relationships to ensure the success of the business processes and projects.
6. Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's
degree an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate
•Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited
program strongly preferred
•Working knowledge of MARCXML, Dublin Core, MODS, EAD and/or METS standards
•Working knowledge of XML technologies, Unix/Linux, and relational database
•Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
•Demonstrated analytic ability, creativity, energy and enthusiasm.
•Two or more years of experience in an academic library environment.
•Direct experience with digital initiatives (digitization projects, digital
content management systems and/or Web-based delivery of digital objects).
•Background in special collections, archives and/or cataloging; programming or
Web development experience.
•Teaching or training experience.
Note: Successful candidates for this classification will routinely possess
qualifications higher than the minimum qualifications
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