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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Digital Initiatives Lib, William Paterson U (NJ)

Digital Initiatives Librarian, William Paterson University, NJ

William Paterson University is seeking a Digital Initiatives Librarian to establish a new institutional repository, provide leadership in advancing the infrastructures that support digital collections, coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of digital projects, and collaborate with various Library departments to configure and implement systems that contribute to a successful project.  The successful candidate will provide outreach and training to various university constituents, including faculty and administrators.  The Digital Initiatives Librarian will participate in divisional and departmental planning projects, as well as the User Education and Liaison programs.  Service on Library, University, regional and national committees is expected, as appropriate.

ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent (by time of appointment) is required. A second graduate degree is required for tenure. At least 1 year of professional experience in organizing/managing an institutional repository, managing digital preservation projects, and metadata creation is required.  Must possess knowledge of and experience working with digital image file formats, file format conversion and related software, and image editing applications; experience developing web applications using programming languages such as PHP, Perl, or Python; strong UNIX/Linux skills, experience with SQL and relational databases, and computer knowledge necessary to perform technical-support related tasks are required. In addition, excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills; and a strong commitment to service and professional development are required. Experience with grant planning, research, and writing is preferred.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Pamela Vovchuk at or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University visit
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


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