Digital Resources and Initiatives Manager
Pittsburg State University

The Digital Resources and Initiatives Manager will:

  * Provide leadership for the growth and the promotion of the Library's digital resources.
  * Provide leadership for the enhancement of a shared institutional repository.
  * Collaborate with other library units in the management of the library's digital collections platforms.
  * Collaborate with other library units to identify potential collections to digitize.
  * Seek grant and other funding sources to support digitization projects.
  * Provide expertise in the development, management and promotion of library web pages, social media, mobile interfaces, digital signage, and other initiatives.
  * Keep current with trends in digital library technologies, emerging technologies, learning management systems, open educational resources, preservation of digital objects, and scholarly communication issues.
Minimum Requirements: Required Qualifications:

  * Masters degree in library and/or information science from an ALA accredited program or a masters degree in a relevant field.
  * Minimum of two years of professional experience with the management of digitization projects or management of an institutional repository.
  * Demonstrated knowledge of metadata schemas, such as Dublin Core, and of digital file formats.
  * Familiarity with the development and application of web technologies.
  * Demonstrated ability to write for the Web.
  * Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and a commitment to excellent service.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

  * Relevant work experience in an academic library setting.
  * Familiarity with intellectual property, copyright, and licensing issues that impact digitization projects.
  * Experience with digital content management systems such as CONTENTdm, D-Space, or Digital Commons.
  * Relevant experience with the creation and use of social media and mobile interfaces in academic library contexts.
  * Successful experience with grant writing and applications.

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