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Available Job # 2624


Date Posted 11/25/2018
Job Title Digital Strategies librarian
Organization Oakland University
Environment Academic Library
City Rochester
State MI
Hours Full-Time
Hire Status Direct Hire
Job Level MLS/MLIS Required
Job Description Oakland Universityís Kresge Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual to join us as the Digital Strategies librarian and provide leadership for the Libraryís digital initiatives in its teaching-focused environment. In collaboration with both faculty and staff, the Digital Strategies librarian explores, discovers, acquires, plans, implements, and manages digital projects and assets. The Digital Strategies librarian brings together individuals from within and outside the library to successfully implement these types of projects. As such, this librarian acts as a liaison to external units who are interested in preserving and making accessible their content, while also serving as an advocate for the Library in asserting its leadership role in such efforts. Successful applicants to this position will possess technical skills and strong project management experience, as well as high-level knowledge of digital collections, metadata creation/maintenance, digital archiving, and preservation. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Responsibilities include:
● Providing leadership in prioritizing and managing digital initiatives throughout the project lifecycle for both digitized and born-digital items, including recommendations for related hardware/software and funding opportunities
● Designing, documenting, and overseeing efficient digital production workflows that may involve stakeholders from library and university departments
● Engaging with a variety of preservation tools and employing metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and archival schema as appropriate, while keeping abreast of emerging trends in these areas
● Ensuring best practices for digital collections as they relate to preservation, copyright, usability, and accessibility
● Collaborating with subject librarians and disciplinary faculty to enhance discovery of digital collections for teaching and research purposes
● Contributing to broader scholarly conversations through publications and presentations
● Participating in library, university, and professional service activities

This is a tenure-track faculty position with an eight-month schedule. Salary will be determined by credentials and experience. Oakland University offers excellent fringe benefits including TIAA/CREF and Fidelity retirement plans.

Minimum Qualifications
● Master of Library Science degree or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.
● Experience working on digital projects employing best practices in collection processing, description, access, management, and preservation.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please upload a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters. Review of applications will begin on January 28, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Amanda Hess, Digital Strategies Librarian Search Committee Chair, nichols@oakland.edu.

School/College & Department/Program Summary
The University Libraries expertly integrate teaching, information, and technology to create dynamic, welcoming learning environments. Located at the heart of OUís campus the University Libraries offer important services and resources to help students, faculty, and staff meet their academic and research goals. As teachers, we promote the creation, dissemination, discovery, use, and evaluation of scholarly information. For more information, please visit library.oakland.edu.

Oakland University Standard Language
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelorís degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.


 


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