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Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington
Associate Director for Projects and Services
Digital Library Program

The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries are seeking an innovative and
dynamic librarian to coordinate the projects and services of the Digital
Library Program throughout the IU system.  The Associate Director for
Projects and Services reports to the Director of the Digital Library

The Digital Library Program (DLP) at Indiana University has created more
than 300,000 digital objects to date in many formats, including electronic
text, digital images, and sound.  It is dedicated to the creation,
maintenance, delivery, and preservation of a wide range of high-quality
networked resources for scholars and students at Indiana University and
elsewhere.  The Digital Library Program is a collaborative effort of the
Indiana University Libraries, the Office of the Vice President for
Information Technology, the School of Library and Information Science, and
the School of Informatics. This collaboration capitalizes on the
institutional capabilities of the university, focusing university
resources on digital library projects that support the teaching and
research of IU faculty, support the learning and research of IU students,
and foster research about the digital library.  Further information about
the Digital Library Program is available at <>.

The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries are one of the leading
academic research library systems in North America, providing strong
collections, quality service and instructional programs, and leadership in
the application of information technologies. The Bloomington campus
includes approximately 35,000 students and 1,575 faculty. The IU
Bloomington Libraries are active members of regional and national
associations and consortia, including the Committee on Institutional
Cooperation, the Association of Research Libraries' SPARC project, the
Digital Library Federation, the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Consortium,
the Center for Research Libraries, and the Research Libraries Group. There
are some twenty libraries on campus, including seven science libraries and
seven humanities and social science libraries, in addition to the Lilly
Library of rare books and manuscripts.

Responsibilities:  Responsible for coordinating projects and services of
the Digital Library Program, on all eight campuses of Indiana University.
Working closely with the Associate Director for Technology, this
individual assists the Director with preparing and monitoring budgets.
Develops digital library projects and identifies funding and other
resources to support them, both internal and external to the DLP.  Writes
grant proposals for Digital Library Program projects and contributes to
proposals developed by other administrative units or by academic
departments that have a digital library component.  Coordinates the
activities of Digital Library Program project managers.  Supervises the
Metadata Librarian, the Digital Media Specialist, and the Digital Media
and Image Center (DMIC).  Plans and implements informational and
educational programs for Indiana University staff on digital library
topics.  Coordinates the development of the Digital Library Program web
site and project web sites.

Qualifications: Required:  MLS or MIS from an ALA-accredited library
school or comparable experience.  Experience with SGML/XML, metadata
standards and schema, and digital imaging.  Experience planning and
implementing digitization projects and other complex digital library
projects.  Experience in an academic research library.  Experience writing
grant proposals.  Supervisory experience.  HTML experience. Demonstrated
ability to work in a collaborative environment.  Excellent written and
oral communication skills. Ability to meet the requirements of a
tenure-track appointment.  Preferred:  Experience with digital audio/video
and computer programming.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary and rank are negotiable and competitive,
depending upon qualifications and experience. This is a tenure-track
academic appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves.
Benefits include a university health care plan, TIAA/CREF
retirement/annuity plan, group life insurance, and liberal vacation and
sick leave.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2004. The
position will remain open until filled. Please send letter of application,
professional vita, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of four
references to:

Karen Sweeny
Acting Libraries Human Resources Officer
Indiana University Libraries
Main Library 201A
Bloomington, IN 47405
Fax: 812-855-2576
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Indiana University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The
university actively encourages applications and nominations of women,
persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other
underrepresented groups. Individuals with disabilities desiring
accommodations in the application process should contact the Libraries
Human Resources Office at (812) 855-5988 or [log in to unmask]
Indiana University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program
Main Library E170, 1320 E. Tenth Street
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  47405
Phone: 812.855.3710 | Fax: 812.856.2062 | Web: