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Duke University Press – Digital Content and Systems Coordinator (Data Manager), Project Euclid

Digital Content and Systems Coordinator (Data Manager), Project Euclid 
Duke University Press, a not-for-profit scholarly publisher, is seeking a Digital Content & Communications Coordinator to join the Project Euclid team. The Digital Content & Communications Coordinator works closely with the Director of Publishing Services to supervise day-to-day operations of Project Euclid and provides expertise and training in Euclid systems to Press staff and partner-publishers; responsible for successful implementation and maintenance of digital initiatives; coordinates digital content and development for Euclid; manages Euclid’s social media program.
 
Project Euclid (projecteuclid.org), which is a joint-venture between Duke University Press and Cornell University Library, is a growing multi-publisher electronic publishing platform for mathematics and statistics, with an annual budget of more than one million dollars and includes in excess of 80 journals and 200 monographs from over 35 partner-publishers based all over the world. A successful candidate for this position will be energized by finding creative solutions to business and technology challenges in scholarly publishing.
 
The position is listed with the University as Job Code 1018, Job Level 10, Job Title of “Data Manager”, and is eligible for Duke University benefits. If interested, please complete the University-required application process, including submission of an electronic cover letter & résumé prior to close of the position at Noon on 03/13/2017.  Please apply for requisition number 401231351.
 
·         Job Description:
                                  I.          Administrative / Training
    1. Provide technical expertise to partner-publishers on XML and metadata related issues.
    2. Serve as Project Euclid liaison to other Duke University Press teams, principally the Customer Relations team, and provide training on Euclid systems and services.
 
                                II.          Digital Content Production and Development
    1. Responsible for initial implementation of new publisher websites on Project Euclid; provide training for publishers on metadata preparation procedures and maintain relationships with them; monitor & ensure that metadata is correct; provide support for publisher production issues and assist in metadata preparation as needed.
    2. Provide oversight & training on publishers’ XML subscription access files.
    3. Manage & oversee content conversion and digitization projects; coordinate relationships with associated vendors.
    4. Analyze project needs in regard to metadata and digital content; develop appropriate user manuals, instructional brochures, and other documentation as needed.
    5. Liaise with IT systems experts and programmers at Duke University Press and Cornell University Library on hardware and software issues affecting accessibility of Euclid content.
    6. Research & recommend strategies for improving Euclid as a hosting platform; monitor trends in digital content development and scholarly communications.
 
                             III.          Website Development and Maintenance
    1. Create website content, write copy, and help resolve site errors; assess competitors’ sites and recommend improvements to Euclid’s website and platform.
 
                             IV.          Social Media
    1. Manage Project Euclid’s social media presence; responsible for increasing Euclid visibility.
o    Required:  Experience with digital content production. Working knowledge of HTML/XML standards and practices, current digital information technologies and publishing formats, digital format specifications, and standards-based metadata schemes and DTDs. Ability to translate technical issues and communicate with both experts and non-experts. Strong project management and problem solving skills, detail-oriented and highly organized; ability to prioritize and juggle many tasks simultaneously. Excellent communication, interpersonal, research, and editing skills. Familiarity with online academic research resources.
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o    Preferred Qualifications:  Familiarity with the TeX typesetting system; familiarity with mathematics and/or statistics.

 

Records Management Internship Opportunity

The US Fish and Wildlife Service in Hawaii is looking for three interns to join us at our offices in Oahu and Kauai as Records Management Facilitators. Please see the attached files for details.

RMF Posting 2016 — Project Lead

RMF Posting 2017

Position available: Univ of Minn. Twin Cities

Social Sciences and Professional Programs Department Director

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Libraries seeks a forward-looking and creative academic professional to develop a shared vision of library programs and resources to meet the needs of the University’s social sciences and professional programs. The Social Sciences and Professional Programs (SSPP) Department serves disciplinary departments and programs in the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Education and Human Development, Carlson School of Management, and the Hubert H Humphrey School of Social Policy, and works with relevant interdisciplinary programs and scholars across campus.

 

Primary responsibilities

 

  • Leads, shapes, and oversees the work of eight professional librarians
  • Significant responsibilities in the areas of campus engagement, research services, teaching and learning, including e-learning, content and collections management, and scholarly communication. ‘
  • Leadership and support in development of entrepreneurship and research analytics services.

 

 

Required qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/ Information Science, or equivalent combination of an advanced degree with relevant experience, minimum of three years experience in progressively responsible positions within an academic library (or related) environment, successful leadership experience, including the ability to lead and motivate librarians and staff and the potential for leading transformational change, demonstrated understanding of scholarship and research processes, (e.g., scholarly communication, publishing, and copyright issues), demonstrated understanding of pedagogy, educational practices, and library support for teaching and learning, excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse environment, demonstrated creativity, initiative, and self-direction, ability to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities, and record of professional activities, such as research and engagement in professional organizations.

 

Context: The Libraries provides a highly collaborative environment, distinguished by new models for teaching/learning, research support, and scholarly communication. The organization is known for its advanced web services, significant collaborative digital library development, programs of process improvement and organizational development, and a record of innovative partnerships.

 

This is a full-time, 12-month, continuous appointment track academic professional position with probationary appointment at the Assistant or Associate Librarian level with a Director augmentation.

 

For full description and qualifications, and to apply, go to: ulib373

 

POSITION – Deputy Director of the Saint Paul Public Library Agency

The City of Saint Paul is currently accepting applications for the Deputy Director of the Saint Paul Public Library Agency.
Follow this link to view a flyer with detailed information about the position:  https://www.stpaul.gov/sites/default/files/Media%20Root/Human%20Resources/deputy%20director%20REV_Jan31.pdf
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and five years of experience or an MLIS, education, non-profit management or related master’s degree and three years of experience. Experience must be in a directly related managerial or administrative field. Two years of the required experience must include supervising employees, conducting assessments of complex organizational issues, public service or education/learning program development, fund development, planning organizational strategies, and leading complex projects. A MLIS degree is preferred but not required.
To be considered for this position, please submit a resume, a cover letter, and answers to the questions listed below by March 10, 2017 to:
Joanna Brookes; HR Specialist
90 West 4th Street

Saint Paul, MN 55102

joanna.brookes@ci.stpaul.mn.us

 

Assistant Library Director Opening in Beautiful South Pasadena, California

Assistant Library Director Opening in Beautiful South Pasadena, California
 
With an eye on the future, the South Pasadena Public Library is recruiting its first Assistant Library Director. The opening occurs after voters again overwhelmingly passed Measure L, a Library Special Tax Initiative (by over 80%!), that will increase funding for the next 8 years. As a result, the Library seeks a bright, creative, passionate, and achievement-oriented individual to confidently assume the reins of this upper management level position.
 
The Assistant Library Director will utilize a broad range of professional skills, knowledge, and experience to help the Library meet and exceed the challenges of the 21st Century. The Assistant Director will embrace change in guiding the Library’s provision of outstanding resources, projects, programs, and services for community members of all ages and backgrounds.  The Assistant Library Director will also oversee Children’s Services, Adult Services (including Teens), and Support/Technical Services.
 
The City of South Pasadena is nicknamed “The City of Trees” and is an official Tree City USA. It is known for its great schools and arts, education, and culturally-oriented, family-friendly community. South Pasadena is also a preservationist community and beautiful homes, yards, and buildings can be seen by walking in every direction.  Its downtown feels like a pretty village set in greater LA and it’s famous for battling a freeway that would have cut it in half.  In 2014 South Pasadena was selected as one of Sunset magazine’s “Best Places to Live in the West.” The South Pasadena Public Library is an expanded and renovated Carnegie Library in a beautiful park situated in a cozy, historic neighborhood.
 
The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017 . For salary and benefits information, as well as the Job Description, please use the link below:
 
 
Florante Peter Ibanez - Manager of Library Computer Services
    William M. Rains Library - Loyola Law School (LLS)
      919 Albany Street - Los Angeles, CA 90015
      (213)736-1431 - fax(213)487-2204
    florante.ibanez@lls.edu

The Harvard College Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Head, Slavic Division.

The Harvard College Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Head, Slavic Division. The complete position description can be found attached.
 
To learn more or apply for this role, please visit:
 
After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter ‘41484BR’ in the Auto Req ID Field.  
 

 

Job Opening: Discovery and Systems Librarian – William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA

William & Mary Libraries is seeking a Discovery and Systems Librarian at Swem Library. The Discovery and Systems Librarian will learn our new Alma and Primo system, assume a leadership role in its configuration and ongoing development, and collaborate closely with staff in our libraries and in our consortium in order to make it the best library catalog possible.
For more information and to apply for this position, please see https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/26661
Review of applications will begin 1/25/2017.

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