The following position announcement is being passed on from the folks
of Clemson University by their request. --ELM

Clemson University – Digital Initiatives Coordinator

Clemson University seeks an energetic, creative, and service-oriented
librarian who will provide leadership and vision in the creation of
the Library Digital Initiatives Unit. This is a 12-month tenure-track
position with faculty rank and status and reports to the Dean of
Libraries. Clemson library faculty members participate in library-
wide planning and governance, work in a shared decision-making
environment, and are active in professional organizations. Library
faculty members are encouraged to participate in University-wide


   * Leads the planning, implementation and evaluation of the
     Libraries’ digitization activities through collaboration with
     library units to develop a high-quality and responsive digital
     library initiative;

   * Collaborates with a Libraries’ digital activities coordinating
     group to set goals and priorities for digital collections;

   * Supervises day-to-day operations of the unit, identifies
     training and development needs for unit employees, and promotes
     the Libraries’ and University’s commitment to diversity;

   * Develops and maintains an effective, collegial,
     service-oriented team environment within the unit;

   * Fosters positive relationships with all communities involved
     in digital initiatives – within the Libraries, the University
     and the State of South Carolina;

   * Seeks opportunities for additional funding by developing
     proposals and coordinating grant requests;

   * Keeps up-to-date with developments and emerging trends in
     scholarly communication and library digital services;

   * Represents the Libraries on consortia, regional and national
     committees as appropriate.   Requirements

   * ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information

   * Experience with digitization projects/initiatives

   * Demonstrated strategic planning and project management skills

   * Demonstrated skills directing and evaluating the work of

   * Knowledge of cataloging, metadata and archival storage

   * Knowledge of copyright, intellectual access and digital rights
     management issues

   * Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a
     challenging and complex environment

   * Excellent communication skills

   * Evidence of or potential for professional and/or scholarly
     activity Preferred Qualifications

   * Familiarity with digital asset management systems

   * Experience with integrated library systems

   * Experience with developing grant proposals

   * Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating library
     digitization projects

Salary and benefits: Minimum $55,000; rank and competitive salary
based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.
State of South Carolina, TIAA-CREF, or other retirement plans
available. Various medical plans, dental plans, 18 days annual leave,
15 days sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and liberal professional
development leave are provided. The University offers up to four
credit hours to employees each semester. Library faculty receive an
individual stipend for travel or other professional development

Library: Clemson University Libraries employs 30 librarians and over
70 support staff, uses the Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium
integrated library system and has recently purchased CONTENTdm as its
digital management system. For more information about the Libraries
and its services, see

Location: Clemson University , South Carolina's technologically-
oriented land grant institution, has approximately 17,000 students
and is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 30 miles
from Greenville, SC and within 2 hours driving time of Charlotte, NC
and Atlanta, GA. For more information, see

Application process: Submit a letter of interest addressing the
requirements for the position, your résumé, and names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Lisa Bodenheimer
Co-Chair, Library Digital Initiatives Coordinator Search Committee
RM Cooper Library
Box 343001
Clemson University
Clemson , SC 29634-3001

Phone (864) 656-1769
Fax (864) 656-0758

This information may also be submitted electronically as a single
attachment in Word, PDF, or RTF format to [log in to unmask]
Applications submitted by May 1, 2007 will be given first
consideration. Candidates invited for on-site interviews will give a
20 minute presentation to library faculty and staff.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment
Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual
or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability,
gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or
veteran status.