Digital Collections Librarian

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Digital Collections Librarian (15269).

This faculty position, reporting to the Head, Digital Collections, is primarily responsible for managing digital library workflow as part of a fast-paced and highly collaborative team. The librarian is responsible for coordinating several functional areas of a growing digital library; including: management of a digitization lab and scanning operations, digital file management and digital preservation; metadata and linked open data creation, quality control for large scale production, and administration of specialized digital asset management software (currently CONTENTdm). The librarian will hire, mentor and supervise a team of student assistants and/or temporary employees and provide leadership in establishing and motivating the team to meet deadlines and digitization goals. The Digital Collections Librarian creates and delivers robust training for the team, coordinates vendor outsourcing projects, and maintains technical documentation. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure accuracy and efficiency within the complex digital library production environment by gathering information, delegating tasks, and making sound decisions to meet deadlines established by the Division/Department Head and external granting agencies. The librarian will provide a vision for production in the digital library, facilitate effective communication among staff, and build complete and accurate documentation of procedures, ultimately contributing to the strategic goals of providing users increased access to unique library materials via the digital collections.

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