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To apply, send CV and cover letter to:

Jennifer S Pratt, MLS
Executive Director
Office 452 |Wimberly Library | FAU | 777 Glades Road | Boca Raton, FL 33431
P: 877-733-5460 X 229 | D: 561-208-0984 X 229| F: 561-208-0995 |E: [log in to unmask]


Job Summary
The Director of Digital Services manages, promotes, and consults on Digital Services and Digitization efforts within SEFLIN Libraries; guides planning, implementation, and evaluation of digital services projects;  guides planning, implementation, and evaluation of the cooperative digitization and preservation efforts; guides office social media and communications; and writes grant applications and reports pertaining to SEFLIN technology- based services.
Develops, writes grant applications and reports pertaining to SEFLIN digital services

·       Plans innovative digital strategy services activities based on evaluation results and member needs to include in SEFLIN’s grant applications

·       Conducts and evaluates an annual regional digital strategies needs assessment

·       Manages grant contracts, activities, expenditures, and evaluations (including statistics, surveys, and narrative reports)
Manages, promotes, and consults on Digital Services and Strategies.

·       Consults with libraries to develop a Digital Strategy

·       Consults with libraries to increase their visibility through an active social media presence

·       Consults with libraries to assess and enhance their web presence and virtual  library services

·       Assesses the need and develops opportunities for training in digital services planning

Works with the Executive Director and digitization experts to support the growth of regional digitization and preservation efforts.

·       Develops on-site training, site visits, and consulting to develop local plans and strategy for developing digital collections with accessible metadata to be harvested for aggregation in Florida’s digital hub/portal.

·       Develops and supports a network of libraries, archives, museums, and historical agencies to build a Southeast Florida digital collections directory and identify organizations and people to serve as resources for those getting started with digital programs.

·       Works with Bureau of Library Development staff to make sure the directory and expertise resources are collected in a format compatible for adding to statewide data.

Enhances SEFLIN web presence by modeling the use of social media and e-communications.

·       Increases visibility of SEFLIN activities through an active social media presence.

·       Collects news and items for SEFLIN’s monthly newsletter

·       Writes and distributes marketing and advocacy messages on behalf of SEFLIN

·       Maintains SEFLIN Meeting Room Event Display

Supports the region and the state’s libraries’ advocacy efforts.

•       Develops templates and messages for showcasing library services

•       Supports the use of social media for library advocacy

Supports SEFLIN member services as assigned

Minimum Experience:

·       Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program

·       5 years of experience, including 2 years directing digital and/or digitization related projects

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

•       Demonstrated experience in managing digital projects and services is required

o   Experience with Social Media development, maintenance, and improvement

o   Experience in developing and managing strategic communication plans.

o   Knowledge of current trends in digitization and preservation of library collections.

•       Previous experience in managing and producing a library e-communication plan

•       Demonstrated skills for innovative thinking and creativity in planning, implementing, and evaluating services is required

•       Demonstrated excellence in office productivity computer skills including intermediate level proficiencies in Microsoft Office applications as well as web editing and data management .

•       Experience in using graphic design with Adobe Photoshop, Connect, Captivate, etc. for using graphic design and establishing organizational identity is preferred

•       Experience in working with multi-type library consortia and experience with developing collaborative services is preferred.

•       Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written, and oral skills is required