Monday, February 20, 2012

Coordinator of Digital Programs


Position: Coordinator of Digital Programs
Reports to: Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Collections

Marquette University, Raynor Memorial Libraries seeks an innovative and dynamic individual for the position of Coordinator of Digital Programs.  This position provides leadership and coordination for the creation, maintenance, and stewardship of the Libraries’ digital collections and repositories and is responsible for the management, education and promotion of Marquette’s institutional repository, e-Publications@Marquette ( and, in collaboration with the Department of Special Collections and Archives, the coordination and development of the Libraries’ digital collections (

Specific Duties include:  Explore, adapt, recommend, implement, and support existing and emerging applications for the Libraries’ digital programs; manage and coordinate assigned projects for all Libraries digital initiatives, including training and supervising staff in processes and procedures, workflow management, metadata creation, web design and digital preservation; consult with scholars, librarians and other stakeholders to determine needs and identify resources and collections for digitization and make recommendations for digital preservation strategy; ensure compliance with standards and best practices for digital collections and digital preservation;  supervise deposit of electronic theses and dissertations to the institutional repository; and provide leadership and keep abreast of new developments in the areas of digital stewardship.

Required qualifications:
·        Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school;
·        Minimum two years of experience in digitization and digital asset management
·        Experience implementing and maintaining digital content systems such as Digital Commons or ContentDM
·        Knowledge of digital preservation standards and best practices, including working knowledge of metadata standards such as MARC, EAD, TEI, MODS, METS, VRA Core and Dublin Core
·        Ability to interact effectively with a broad range of staff within the Library, the University and in collaborative initiatives with other institutions
·        Demonstrated commitment to diversity and an ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff
·        Strong organizational and project management skills
·        Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs and services
·        Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
·        Demonstrated commitment to professional development

Preferred qualifications:
·        Web development experience including HTML, XHTML, CSS, and XML
·        Working knowledge of relevant Web 2.0 technologies for digital content delivery
  • Supervisory experience

For full consideration, submit application online by March 23, 2012 to the University’s application site:

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