The Washington University Libraries in St. Louis are seeking a service-
oriented, highly motivated, and energetic individual to serve as Copyright and
Digital Access Librarian. This Librarian contributes to the
development, implementation and delivery of all digital projects, primarily in
the broad areas of XML document modeling, imaging and oversight for assigned
projects. Maintains a special focus on areas intersecting with legal content
and issues, and scholarly communications where it intersects with digital
collections and services. Monitors digital library encoding and imaging
standards, delivery methods, and ensures compliance.
Prepares and maintains information regarding copyright for library and
university web documents, blogs, etc.; identifies training needs and delivers
or arranges instruction about copyright issues for the library. Plans,
designs, and delivers copyright information and education to library
staff. Supports library staff with work-related copyright
concerns. Works closely with the Office
of the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel (OGC) and other copyright
education and management personnel in libraries on campus.
QUALIICATIONS REQUIRED: JD, or MLS plus significant legal
knowledge and experience; Experience with web technologies and standards such
as HTML, XHTML or Dublin Core; Knowledge of XML and at least one application
such as TEI, EAD, or METS; Experience with digital imaging equipment and
software. PREFERRED: Experience with
copyright issues in scholarly publishing, digitization and digital
preservation projects, reserves, ILL, and higher education; Experience with
digital asset creation in a library, museum, or academic setting, or relevant
commercial environment; Knowledge of digital library technologies, standards,
and major digital library delivery systems for digital assets, such as eXist,
XTF, DLXS, or LUNA Insight; advanced XML and XSL; Knowledge of UNIX / Linux
and Windows operating systems; Supervisory experience; experience in a higher
Washington University Libraries includes the John M. Olin Library and twelve
school and departmental libraries and holds over four million
volumes. For information about the University and the
Libraries please visit: http://www.wustl.edu; http://library.wustl.edu.
Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including several retirement plan options.
Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.wustl.edu. Reference job
#25458. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.
Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University
is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages
applications from, and nominations of, women and minority candidates.
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