DIGITAL RESOURCES LIBRARIAN: Tenure-track, assistant professor, 12-month position. Sam Houston State University library is looking for an innovative and dynamic individual to provide leadership in planning, selection and organizing digital projects for an institutional repository. Creates digital collections including metadata for applications such as photographic collections, archives, manuscripts music and video; develops guidelines for access and use. Supervises the training of staff and students in imaging technology using ContentDM, DSpace, image editing software and digitization hardware ; should be familiar with metadata standards. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to plan , coordinate, and implement projects . Good organization skills and an aptitude for complex analytical and detailed work. Our campus of over 20,000 students is located 50 minutes north of Houston in Huntsville , Texas. The Digital Resources Librarian participates in reference rotation, assumes collection development responsibilities for assigned subject areas, and is involved with library teams and other professional /scholarly activities in keeping with university faculty guidelines. Requires a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution. Experience with creation and/or management of digital objects in various formats, and digital image technologies . Desired: knowledge of DSpace and two years of academic library experience. Minimum salary of $48,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience. Materials will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled. Please visit Sam Houston State University’s online employment site https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/ to begin the application process. The Library’s home page is htttp:l/library.shsu.edu/.
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