The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is seeking a
team builder with technical skills and vision to oversee the continued growth
of the Bank's leadership role as a provider of historical digital
content. The Research Department hosts the FRASER Digital
Library and Archive ( of historic banking and
economic materials. This digital library was created in
2004, and has grown to over 40,000 documents. It generated
87,600 visits in the past year. At this time, it is the
largest collection of its type in the Federal Reserve
System. In late 2013-2014, the System will be creating a
System Centennial website which will draw on this collection as well as
generate additional materials.

This position will continue to build the FRASER brand by facilitating
connections and partnerships that improve content, access, and delivery to
enhance digital scholarship. In cooperation with other
Research Department members, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis staff and by
developing System wide contacts, the coordinator will:

Research, analyze, and recommend additional FRASER content

Supervise , evaluate and develop Digital Projects librarian and scanning staff

Suggest and help implement functional improvements and functionality

Build collegial relationships with other Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
staff, as well as staff at other Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors,
including the Federal Reserve System historian

Will serve on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis centennial committee, the
System Subcommittee for Archives and Historical Collections, and other local,
system, and professional groups, as appropriate

Give presentations on the use and value of FRASER to a wide variety of

Oversee the continuing development of the Bank historical archive

Provide new learning in the area of best practices for digital librarianship

Maintain a competitive edge by using an awareness of new technology to improve
FRASER usability and content

Be a reference for relevant standards and best practices

Collaborate with Economic Education and Data services to support other uses of
FRASER, particularly educational uses

Be a member of the wider digital library professional community

Participate in the development of online exhibitions and new digital

This position reports to the Assistant Vice President and Director of Library
and Research Information Services.

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated leadership

Creative approaches to problem solving

Planning, coordination, and execution of successful collaborative projects

Familiarity with digital libraries and their role in the educational and
instructional landscape

Knowledge of digitization best practices, standards, preservation, and

Ability to create professional presentations and training for internal and
professional groups

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Expert online research skills

2 years supervisory experience

Master's of Library Science or Information Science or equivalent related work
experience and education

Occasional travel required

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with digital imaging and preservation, project planning and

Experience with the concepts and software/hardware applications used in
organizing and presenting digital information

Experience with Special Collections and Archives

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants please apply on-line at Req 230792.

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