Digital Projects Librarian
Frostburg State University
Frostburg State University, Lewis J. Ort Library, seeks applications for the
newly created position of Digital Projects Librarian to coordinate the
library's digitization program. Salary commensurate with experience (minimum
$50,000) and includes University System of Maryland benefits package.
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Library Director and in
collaboration with the User Services and Library Technology Divisions, manage
digital collections and implement digital projects from inception to
completion. Coordinate cross-departmental project workflows and identify
collection development opportunities, including seeking grant funding.
Research, plan, and provide technical expertise for digital initiatives.
Support digital content creation and conversion, interoperability of
platforms, and integration of digital resources into library web pages, as
well as opportunities for expanding digital services. Collaborate with
computing staff on technical infrastructure needed to manage a digital
library. Keep current on trends in digital collections, institutional
repositories, scholarly publishing, and data curation; utilize appropriate
design principles, coding and metadata standards, and best practices for
managing a digitization program. Ort Library faculty serve on relevant
committees, act as liaisons to academic departments, and participate in
collection development. They contribute to the library's web pages and
assigned subject guides. Strong commitment to customer service is required.
Participation in professional development and service activities is expected;
library faculty must demonstrate potential for promotion in rank and obtaining
permanent status. Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree from an ALA-
accredited program. At least two years of experience working with digital
collections in a library, museum, or archives. Experience with digital project
management and ability to multitask on initiatives at various stages.
Knowledge of digital preservation practices and emerging technology.
Experience with common metadata protocols and digital content management
systems. Understanding of intellectual property and copyrights. Excellent
analytical skills, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Three or more years of digital project management
experience with responsibility for implementing and/or maintaining digital
collections. Ability to work with a range of digital library standards and
practices. Knowledge of metadata standards such as EAD, MODS, METS, VRA Core,
and Dublin Core. Familiarity with digital management systems such as DSpace.
Experience with institutional repository development and grant-writing. To
apply or for more information, visit[https://frostburg.peop
deadline:June 10, 2014. Frostburg State University welcomes
and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit
and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals
with disability will be provided upon request. Please
notify us in advance. [WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU](http://WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU)
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