The University of Toronto Libraries seeks a highly organized, flexible, and
creative professional librarian to work in the Information Technology Services
Department. Reporting to the Digital Services Librarian, the Digital
Initiatives librarian is responsible for the collaborative development of
innovative local digital projects in support of the teaching and research
mission of the university, working with a wide range of librarians and faculty
at the university.

The incumbent will coordinate the digital projects team in carrying out the
planning and execution of scalable and sustainable digital projects to make
scholarly output and research resources available online. Responsibilities
include providing leadership in setting goals, and implementing policies and
priorities for digital project work in collaboration with the digital
scholarship librarian, and other library and faculty stakeholders;
coordinating project planning and ensuring technical project definition;
overseeing creative and technical project execution; working in close
consultation with stake holders to ensure completion of high- quality digital
projects on time, within budget, and in accordance with established standards;
cultivating and maintaining collaborative relationships with faculty,
librarians and staff; contributing to the field through research, professional
service, and participating in library, university and external committee and
actively seeking out and engaging in opportunities for professional

**Required Qualifications:**

  * Applicants must be graduates of an ALA-accredited library school with an MLIS/MISt degree (or an acceptable equivalent)
  * Relevant technical skills and experience, including facility with the web technologies, data and metadata standards, and information design best practices that are relevant to the production of scholarly digital projects
  * Excellent oral and written communication skills
  * Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
  * A strongly collaborative team orientation
  * Ability to work effectively and innovatively in teams that encompass a range of professional roles and knowledge to produce effective and creative technical solutions to develop innovative resources
  * Demonstrated creativity
  * Ability to catalyze change in a fast-paced environment
**Preferred Qualifications**

  * Project management qualifications and supervisory experience
  * A minimum of two years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience
  * Educational background in the humanities
  * Facility in other language(s) in addition to English
  * Experience in developing grant applications and managing grant-funded work
_Salary and Terms of Appointment_

Experience and qualifications determine salary and appointment level. This is
a permanent staus stream position. Librarian I: $58, 100


Librarians at the University of Toronto are members of the University of
Toronto Faculty Association.

_How to Apply_

Please send letters of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three
referees to Library Human Resources at [log in to unmask] or to Robarts
Library, 130 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5, or by fax to

At least two of the referees should be supervisory.

Please send a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf with a file name
convention of Surname,FirstName.LibIniLib.CLA . The deadline for applications
is September 19, 2013.


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