Sunshine State Digital Network Coordinator (University Libraries Faculty)

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Job Title: Sunshine State Digital Network Coordinator (University Libraries Faculty)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46300
Department The Florida State University Libraries seeks a librarian to provide innovative and dynamic leadership for the Sunshine State Digital Network. The Sunshine State Digital Network (SSDN) connects Florida’s cultural heritage organizations to build supportive digital collection partnerships. Through collaboration, the SSDN showcases our State’s rich cultural heritage collections to a worldwide audience in coordination with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Throughout its work, SSDN values diversity, participation, access, and collaboration.

Florida State University Libraries is the administrative home for SSDN and functions, in collaboration with University of Miami and Florida International University, as the DPLA Service Hub for the State of Florida. The service hub represents a community of institutions in the State which provide their partner institutions’ aggregated metadata for the DPLA and offer tiered services to connect institutions of all sizes to the DPLA.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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The Florida State University Libraries define diversity as the sum of the ways that people are both alike and different. We are committed to embracing the full spectrum of human and social identities. We strive to create and maintain an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated fairly, respectfully, and valued for their distinctive skills, experiences, and perspectives to maximize the potential of all libraries employees and the communities with whom we interact.Responsibilities Establish and maintain partner relationships throughout the state of Florida

Onboard new partners, coordinate timelines for new partner harvests, and coordinate communications related to new partnerships

Collaborate with SSDN Metadata librarians to ensure quality control, effective partner communications, and identify metadata project needs

Collaborate with members of the implementation team on the growth and development of SSDN

Collaborate with Digital Archivist and Metadata Librarian on metadata quality projects for DigiNole: FSU’s Digital Repository

Develop network outreach materials, documentation, and training materials

Maintain network web presence including network website and social media accounts

Research and report on the readiness of cultural heritage institutions across the state

Travel the state, as needed, to participate in training and outreach activities

Plan and coordinate network meetings, outreach, and training events

Plan and manage network grant activities

Represent SSDN on statewide digital initiatives committees

Serve as state hub representative on DPLA Hub Members Network Council

Serve on all SSDN working groups

Assist in Special Collections & Archives projects and public service activities as needed

Supervise OPS employeesQualifications Master’s degree in library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or other relevant master’s degree

Experience creating and coordinating new and existing collaborative partnerships across many organizations

Demonstrated organizational skills in planning, prioritizing, and achieving goals

Evidence of successful project management

Ability to think creatively and problem solve.

Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs, complex projects, and services

Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

Ability to take initiative and work independently and collaboratively

Ability to relate to users at a variety of educational levels.

Ability to work independently and as a member of a group in a changing environment.

Record of successful performance of duties in prior job(s).Contact Info Sarah Miller, Staff Services Specialist
[email protected] Information The Florida State University Libraries provide collections and services to enhance the learning, teaching, research, and service activities of the University. The Libraries’ collections include over 4 million titles and offer access to more than 1,064 databases and 120,000 electronic journals, supplemented by a robust interlibrary loan program, including the statewide UBorrow system which includes over 15 million books from all 40 state university and college libraries. The Library Express Delivery Service delivers books and articles to faculty and graduate students on a daily basis. With almost 2 million visitors each year, Strozier Library, FSU’s largest library, is open 134 hours each week, providing around-the-clock research assistance and other services like free academic tutoring and a rich array of academic support throughout the day and late into the night.

As a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the FSU Libraries rank among the largest research libraries in North America. The Libraries also belong to the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Florida Virtual Campus/Florida Academic Library Service Cooperative, and are the designated Florida service hub for the Digital Public Library of America.

Florida State University is located in beautiful Tallahassee, Florida's capital city, a growing, diverse community with a population of more than 357,000. The University’s location affords students and faculty opportunities for interaction with state and federal agencies for internships, research, and part-time employment, as well as a myriad of social, cultural, and recreational activities. The main campus is located on 476 acres in Tallahassee with other facilities throughout Florida as well as locations overseas.

Founded in 1851, FSU is a public, fully accredited, graduate-research university offering more than 300 academic and professional degrees in programs ranging from Business and Physics to Music and Creative Writing. Florida State University provides extraordinary opportunities for undergraduate students to build a strong foundation in their chosen fields; to study abroad; to engage in service activities; benefit from world class library and technical facilities; participate in extensive intramural and recreational events; and interact with some of the finest students and faculty in the nation in a distinctive, welcoming environment. The University instills the strength, skill, and character essential for lifelong learning, personal responsibility, and achievement.Anticipated Salary Range Minimum salary is $50,000; commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications. Excellent benefits. Professional development funding is provided, mentoring, and the opportunity to work on cross-functional teams and faculty committees.Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.Faculty Information This is a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 9/14/2019
Application Due: 10/12/2019
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