Digital Initiatives and Systems Librarian/Coordinator

The University of the Arts University Libraries seeks an innovative, creative, and service-oriented individual to develop, implement, evaluate, and revise digital initiatives including the Libraries’ Web site and use of Web 2.0 tools, manage its electronic collections and services, and provide overall administrative support for the Libraries’ computer systems including its Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Millennium integrated library system and digital content management systems (MDID and CONTENTdm). The incumbent will also coordinate support of the Libraries’ electronic systems and activities with the University’s information technology department. Serves, with other librarians, as an advisor to the Director of University Libraries on overall library policies and services, specifically providing advice and expertise on emerging technological trends and developments in academic libraries. Reports to the Director of University Libraries.

Qualifications:  An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and information science preferred. Will consider equivalent advanced academic qualification in information technology. At least one year experience managing an integrated library system, preferably the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. system, and/or experience managing a digital content management system. Demonstrated experience developing Web sites and Web 2.0 technologies for delivery of digital content and services. Working knowledge of metadata standards and Web authoring tools. Experience in higher education, preferably in an academic library setting with some reference responsibilities. Background and/or strong interest in the arts preferred.
Application Deadline:  Applications will be reviewed as received. For full consideration, please apply by May 30, 2008.

Interested applicants should send resume to: Digital Initiatives and Systems Librarian/Coordinator Search, Personnel Services Department, The University of the Arts, 320 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102 or email

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