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Walter Lewis

Project Manager  Ontario Digital Library Knowledge Ontario Project

Project Description:

The Knowledge Ontario Project will provide easy access to electronic
collections through the development of a unique centralized gateway to
digitized local history and special focus collections from libraries,
archives and museums across Ontario.  The project will allow Ontarians
to easily find collections that will meet their needs for scholarly and
genealogical research, to find out more about Ontario and its
communities and to locate specialized collections that have previously
been available only to local citizens and students.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the ODL Technology Committee, the Project
Manager will help
develop an operating budget; locate content; adhere to metadata
standards while managing the entry of the content; develop
specifications for necessary hardware; set up and manage hardware; write
policy, procedures and user agreements; track/clear copyright issues;
develop training courses and handbooks; prepare Conference presentation;
liaise with hosting sites; communicate with the user community and
government agencies; develop a visionary growth strategic plan for the

Qualifications / Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have subject authority/metadata expertise,
previous multi-partner project management experience, grant writing
experience, IT and server-side experience, previous digitization project
experience, previous experience in the community service field, good
communication skills, budget management skills and be willing to face

The successful candidate will possess a Library degree from an
accredited graduate library or information studies program and have
additional training in computer sciences or equivalent combination of
relevant education and experience.

We are willing to discuss this position as a secondment with your
present employer.  Opportunities exist for telecommuting.

Appointment Details:

STATUS: Full time contract position for 6 months.
LOCATION: Toronto, with occasional travel elsewhere in Ontario required.
START DATE: Immediately.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received in electronic format addressed to the
Interim CEO ODL Project at [log in to unmask]

We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.