The Electronic Text Centre (ETC) in the University of New Brunswick Libraries
welcomes applications forthe position of Digital Repository
and Metadata Archivist/Librarian (one‐year term, possibility

With a 15‐year history of achievement, the ETC has been recognized as a
regional and national leader indigital library initiatives,
electronic publishing, and research computing support. The ETC comprises
sixFTE working in digital asset management and project
development, journal production, imaging, and an additional varying number of student assistants complement the core
staff. Workingin this context, and reporting via the
Director of the ETC, the Digital Repository and Metadata
Librarianwill take the lead in developing and maintaining
UNB Libraries' digital repository systems (mainlyDSpace,
Fedora, and Drupal). The successful candidate will be well versed in required
technologies (IRand CMS systems), in metadata creation and
refinement, and in best practices around digital
contentmanagement and data curation.

_Manages our digital repository systems:_

  * Organizes and maintains existing collections; identifies potential new ones
  * Ingests / publishes content
  * Creates appropriate metadata for items and collections, working in co‐operation withthe cataloguing department on descriptive metadata best practices
  * Works closely with Systems to ensure repository optimization
  * Monitors repository traffic, growth, and other applicable statistics and metrics
_Takes a lead role in:_

  * Repository process and policy development
  * Increased visibility of repositories; faculty outreach
  * Planning and implementing repository services and collections, including developmentaround research data sets
  * Digital preservation policy and best practices, in coordination with Archives and SpecialCollections
  * Keeps current with trends and standards in digital librarianship, including rights management /IP issues, open access, preservation, archiving, data curation, and broad IT currents
  * Provides repository‐related training to faculty and staff
  * Assists in directing the ETC in limited capacity, in the Director's absence

  * MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA‐accredited institution
  * Experience with digital repositories and content management systems
  * Proficiency with well‐formed XML; strong, demonstrated facility with standards‐basednon‐MARC metadata; ability to investigate and learn new metadata standards asrequired
  * Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on projects across a wide range ofdepartments and for varying audiences
  * Creativity; excellent written and oral communication skills
  * A strong commitment to service

  * Familiarity with Islandora
  * Familiarity with Open Journal Systems
  * Project management experience
  * Intermediate programming and/or system administrator skills; experience working withprogrammers (e.g., writing spec and use cases)
  * Proven ability with one or more specialized metadata schemas or DTDs--e.g., DarwinCore, NLM, MODS, Erudit Article, CDWA Lite, ALTO
This one‐year term appointment, with possibility of renewal, will be filled at
the rank of Librarian 1/2with a salary range of
$51,662‐$75,712. Archivists/Librarians are members of the
Association ofUniversity Teachers.


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