Digital Projects Librarian
State Library of North Carolina

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Job Class Title: Library Professional

Working Title:
Digital Projects Librarian

Position Number: 60083855

Department: Dept of Cultural Resources

Recruitment Range:
$34,361 - $41,922 Annually

Salary Grade / Salary Grade Equivalent: 65

Competency Level: Contributing

Appointment Type: Time-
Limited Full-Time

Pos. Location: Wake
County, North Carolina

Opening Date: Tue. 03/10/15

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 03/30/15 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Description of Work:

This is a time-limited position located in the State Library of North
Carolina. The Government & Heritage Library (GHL) at the
State Library of North Carolina seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and
outgoing Digital Projects Librarian. This position will coordinate the
digitization of about 40,000 pages of state government publications and other
materials per year as prioritized by GHL staff through the Lyrasis
Digitization Collaborative and through in-house resources for applicable
items. Position will manage digitization processes, create metadata, upload
items into the digital asset management system (CONTENTdm), conduct quality
checks, prepare items for preservation storage, and communicate new additions
to digital collections to staff and users. Position will also work with GHL
staff to create web interfaces and access points to ensure content in digital
collections is discoverable. In collaboration with the GHL's Digital
Collections Manager and with the State Archives of NC, position will
participate in the state agency and social media web site harvesting program,
will test digital preservation systems, and will contribute to the development
of guidelines relating to digitization and digital preservation for state
agency materials.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Basic knowledge of professional library & information science principles,
methods, standards, and practices, particularly related to digital libraries,
digitization, and management of digital information. Basic knowledge of
current scanning hardware and software; image editing software; metadata
standards (e.g. Dublin Core, METS); digital asset management systems
(CONTENTdm); MS Office; and HTML, XML, or XHTML editing. Strong
organizational, customer service, written and verbal communication skills, and
attention to detail. Skills & abilities in innovative and strategic thinking;
project management; and problem solving. Ability to build and sustain
effective working relationships with peers & colleagues; work independently &
as part of a collaborative team; and perform & coordinate multiple, concurrent
work assignments. Prefer experience with web design; accessibility standards;
usability; Adobe Suite; and a strong interest in NC history, government, and

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Master's degree in library and information science or a related discipline; or
equivalent combination of training and experience. Degree must be received
from appropriately accredited (ALA) institutions or regionally accredited
programs in North Carolina.


In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must
list the information on the online application
form. Any information omitted from the
application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or
incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for
qualifying credit. Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment"
instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is
not acceptable and will result in an incomplete
application. Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will
also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying
credit. Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy
of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans

Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or
by fax. Please call the human resources office for

The Department of Cultural Resources (DCR) uses Merit-Based Recruitment
practices to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to
the State Personnel Act. Applicants are asked to document competencies related
to the position for which you apply on the State application via the NEOGOV
website. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or
duties that reflect knowledge skills, and abilities. When a
salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant
competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity and budgetary
considerations pertinent to the advertised positions.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited
institutions. The Department of Cultural Resources is an
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the Department of Cultural
Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility
(immigration and naturalization) on the first day of
employment. We participate in E-Verify
(Employment Eligibility Verification System).


Department of Cultural Resources

Division of Human Resources

4603 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-4603

Phone: 919-807-7373

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