The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the tenure-track, fiscal-year position of Digital Projects Librarian.
The Digital Projects Librarian oversees a portfolio of digital library projects and provides the coordination and technical expertise needed to complete projects successfully. This position supervises digitization staff, works collaboratively to determine project priorities, technical standards and workflows for locally-held collections, and takes an active role in grant-supported and multi-institution projects. The position coordinates and optimizes ongoing workflows in the realm of digitization, digital object publication and digital preservation and works collaboratively on metadata creation. The position is responsible for exploring and helping to implement new software frameworks to support the creation, delivery and preservation of digital objects and maintains in-depth knowledge of national standards and best practices in the digital library field. The Digital Projects Librarian provides outreach and education, including demonstrations and consultations on the creation and use of digital collections for the Libraries and the WMU community.
A master’s degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) and relevant professional experience are required. Please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position and application procedures. Review of applications will begin September 5, 2017 and continue until position is filled.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Posted on behalf of University Libraries, Western Michigan University