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Job: Systems and Digital Scholarship Librarian, Emory University

Emory University is searching for a Systems and Digital Scholarship Librarian. From the job ad:

Reporting to the Head of Collection Development, Exhibitions, and Engagement, the Systems and Digital Scholarship Librarian (SDSL) is the primary technical lead on the Pitts Theology Library staff. The SDSL is responsible for developing and maintaining library software systems, which currently include the OpenRoom room booking tool, the library entrance web application, the Digital Image Archive, digital signage, the library website, and digital companions to the library’s exhibitions program including the exhibitions website.

Job: Senior Digital Library Software Engineer at Harvard University

From the ad:

Library Technology Services is seeking a senior software engineer to assist in the building of modern web systems for our digital library solutions.  The ideal candidate will have skills in Angular, JavaScript, HTML and CSS to build modern web interfaces for our digital library solutions.  The ability to quickly prototype both frontend and backend systems is a must.   Working closely with our UI specialist to ensure conformance to library standards and accessibility requirements, will be part of ensuring that work meets organizational requirements.  The expectation is that this individual will have strong communication skills, the ability to design sites quickly and build prototypes rapidly to be reviewed during agile meetings and is able to work independently with little direction.

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Job: Head of Scholarly Communications at Emory University

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Reporting to the Director, Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications, the Head of Scholarly Communications leads the Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) and has leadership, management, policy, planning, and advocacy responsibilities for scholarly communications for all Emory libraries, including promoting scholarly repositories and scholarly communications services to the Emory community. Scholarly communications advocacy and services include contributing to the evolution of scholarly publishing and research data management practices in the academy; copyright guidance, advocacy and policy development for the creation, use, and re-use of content in all formats; open access advocacy and policy development, including management of funds to promote open access publishing and open data distribution; and promoting open access and data repositories in support of the library’s and university’s educational and research mission.

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Job: Digital and Media Archives Coordinator at San Francisco Symphony

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This position reports to the San Francisco Symphony Archivist and coordinates the preservation of the Orchestra’s digital heritage and A/V media. The Digital and Media Archives Coordinator works closely with the Archivist and is responsible for migration of obsolete media into archival formats, digitization projects that promote access and use of analog text and image collections, and long term preservation of born-digital heritage in all formats. This position will work across departments to preserve the Symphony’s Library of Recorded Sound Collection, SFS Media Collection, and other department-generated content of enduring value to the Symphony and the public. The Digital and Media Archives Coordinator will be the key figure in creating and implementing digital preservation and curation strategies for born-digital content created across the organization.

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Job: Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Chicago

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The Scholarly Communication Librarian provides strategic leadership and direction for the development of the University of Chicago’s growing scholarly communication services, including Knowledge@UChicago, the institutional repository (IR) being developed in collaboration with the University’s IT Services.

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Job: Head of Digital Research, UK National Archives

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The National Archives has set itself the ambition of becoming a digital archive by instinct and design. The digital strategy takes this forward through the notion of a disruptive archive which positively reimagines established archival practice, and develops new ways of solving core digital challenges. You will develop a research programme to progress this vision, to answer key questions for TNA and the Archives Sector around digital archival practice and delivery. You will understand and navigate through the funding landscape, identifying key funders (RCUK and others) to build relations at a senior level to articulate priorities around digital archiving, whilst taking a key role in coordinating digitally focused research bids.

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Job: Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources, UC Davis

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The Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Scholarly Resources is the leader most directly responsible for the complete spectrum of activities supporting provision of scholarly resources to researchers, faculty, and students. The incumbent is central to leadership of innovative programs in scholarly content development and management in support of the university’s mission, including through direct supervision of four department heads responsible for strategic, evidence-based scholarly resource development and evaluation, acquisition and management, delivery and access, and data and digital scholarship. In particular, the AUL advocates for and advances progressive and innovative conceptions of library scholarly resources, data (including linked data), and digital institutional assets, as well as reframing of library information management and infrastructure, including metadata creation and data management.

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Job: Specialist, Digital Humanities at University of Nevada, Reno

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The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Digital Humanities Specialist, in conjunction with the Digital Initiatives Librarian. The incumbent will build and maintain the library digital collections and support faculty, staff, and students to find innovative ways to organize and creatively curate research online. This position will be responsible for the digitization and interactive curation of digital collections and/or exhibits by using a variety of technologies and experiential online formats. The position will also create, edit, or enhance metadata for primary resources added to library digital collections which will require the candidate to have excellent researching skills. In addition to updating UNR Library collections to become fully digitized and curated online, this position will support library efforts to support digital projects created by UNR faculty and students.

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