Digital Services Coordinator
Loyola Notre Dame Library
The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library seeks a dynamic, innovative and experienced
individual to provide leadership tosupport digital and
technology services. The Digital Services Coordinator will coordinate and
support digital andtechnology services that support
research, teaching and learning programs in the Library.
The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively
with units throughout the library tosupport a range of
services that may include discovery, digital library initiatives, and
instruction and also workcollaboratively with Information
Technology Departments at two campuses. A demonstrated ability to thrive in
achanging work environment with a commitment to
professional development is important. The candidate
willunderstand and be able to communicate library related
technology trends that support user-centered library services to
a diverse population of undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty at
Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dameof Maryland
Provide strategic vision and leadership of Library technology operations and
initiatives to support faculty andstudents.
Provide technical advice and hands-on support in integrating,
troubleshooting and resolving various issues withpurchased
or licensed software, e.g. resolving authentication problems and ensuring
smooth and reliable access,working with vendor based APIs
and web services.
Work closely with the Information Technology Departments of both Loyola and
Notre Dame and outsidepartners to develop and maintain
technological infrastructure and support future technology initiatives
Collect and use data to inform decisions on technology integration.
Lead planning for the Library's website and mobile application initiatives.
Provide input to the Library Administration on budgeting, reporting and
compliance as related to technologyservices.
Engage and remain current on information technology and digital library
Bachelor's degree or Masters in Library Science in information technology or
2+ years professional experience in evaluating, developing, and maintaining
Experience with library systems and applications including OpenURL (link
resolvers), proxy servers, standardssuch as Z39.50;
Demonstrated proficiency in current web programming languages and
Working knowledge of web development, design, frameworks, and standards,
including HTML and CSS;
Ability to utilize and design APIs and web services;
Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication
Demonstrated project management and analytical skills;
Ability to work creatively both individually and collaboratively in a team-
Experience in higher education;
Familiarity with authentication and web security protocols such as
Shibboleth, LDAP, and SSL;
Experience with institutional repositories;
Knowledge of multiple formats for representing data such as XML or JSON;
Experience working with open source software;
Demonstrated proficiency in a major programming language such as Python,
Ruby, or Java.
About the Library:
The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in a residential area of northern
Baltimore City, serves two universities: LoyolaUniversity
Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Loyola University Maryland, a
member of the Associationof Jesuit Colleges and
Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning while
Notre Dame of MarylandUniversity is a leader in the
education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total
population of7,448 FTE that includes 5,540 FTE at Loyola
and 1,908 FTE at Notre Dame.
The Library offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, access
to dental, life, and disability insurance, aswell as
TIAA‐CREF retirement. Successful candidates will be subject to a
pre‐employment background check.The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame
Library is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color,national and ethnic origin, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and the
position will remain open until filled.
Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3)
work-related references with "Digital ServicesCoordinator"
in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator:
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