Employment Opportunity

Digital Initiatives Librarian – Cleveland State University

Position Description: Contributes to the creation and maintenance of the library’s digital initiatives. Coordinates the integration of metadata creation, use and practices throughout the library. Provides outreach and leads a program of scholarly information management and retrieval for faculty and students. Contributes to library decision making; serves on teams to carry out library goals as specified in assignments. Keeps up-to-date in librarianship and information technology, applying current information technologies in carrying out assigned responsibilities. Engages in scholarly, professional and service activities. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. Familiarity with metadata standards, such as Dublin Core and EAD. Experience with or exposure to the concepts, applications, standards and practices of organizing information. Demonstrated proficiency with XML and HTML. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; flexibility and ability to work collaboratively in a diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of the issues and trends in digital library development and metadata standards. Skilled in project planning, leadership, communication, and management. Knowledgeable in the areas of institutional repositories or integrated library systems and related computer operations. Pertinent professional experience.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at http://www.csuohio.edu/offices/hrd/employment.html. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.

Review Begins: 07-18-2012


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