Digital Services LibrarianClassification Title:
$ 56,718Max Salary:
$ 65,225Salary Type:
E = ExemptPosition Summary::
The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for assisting in the coordination and provision of digital library resources, including content such as ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, emusic and information databases. Ensures all digital resources are compatible with Blackboard and accessible remotely to students and faculty via a proxy server. Supports the Library’s social media presence and maintains content on the Library’s website relating to digital services and social media. Ensures interactive user engagement with library digital content and investigates and promotes new methods and tools for presenting content to patrons through Blackboard and the Library website. Collaborate with IT support staff, librarians and other staff members to provide quality digital services. Provides in person and virtual reference and research assistance to patrons and participates in collection development and maintenance.
Librarians, like all library staff, have leadership responsibilities regardless of their position within Library Services.
Leadership for librarians includes activities such as contributing to goals and strategic library directions through active participation on committees, teams, and task forces and sharing expertise throughout the library in order to further library and College missions. Librarians participate in other department, library, college, and professional activities, as appropriate.Staff Required Education/Experience::
Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) and one (1) year of professional experience as an Digital/Electronic Resources Librarian.Desired Education/Experience/Skills::
•Uses a learning management system (LMS), such as Blackboard, to create, update and validate content that adheres to institutional standards; supports the integration of applications that improve the user experience in discovering and accessing library resources remotely. Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities::
•Experience in supporting library specific software, e.g. OCLC Connexion, MarcEdit and library specific hardware, e.g. label printers, production scanners etc.
•Experience supporting web-based content management systems.
•Experience in managing, implementing or integrating with any discovery layers such as Encore, Summon, or Primo, etc. to ensure remote users enjoy the same experience as on-campus users.
•Familiarity with image-based or text-based digital repositories (ContentDM, MDID, Omeka, Digital Commons, DSpace, Fedora, etc.).
•Working knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards (e.g., Dublin Core, METS, MODS, VRA, etc.).
•Familiarity with EZProxy or III WAM.
•Working knowledge of the database technologies such as MySQL, Microsoft Access or FileMaker used to store, manipulate, and query structured data.
•Familiarity with North Carolina Community College System processes preferred.
•Knowledge of library information technology, systems, products and delivery technologies.Department::
•Knowledge of Microsoft software systems and tools, social media platforms and web-based communication, information and collaboration tools.
•Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for working with the public.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Library staff.
•Ability to work in the Library’s team setting.
•Willingness to assist and support coworkers, contribute ideas and maintain flexibility.
•Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing library technology environment.
Library Services Work Hours::
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be willing to cover the occasional night and weekend for coverage of vacations, sick, and staffing vacancies.Posting Date::
06/10/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDuty and Responsibility::
Coordinates access and maintenance of the Library’s licensed digital resources, including tasks related to contracts, implementation, staff support, troubleshooting, and maintenance of resources.Duty and Responsibility::
Works cooperatively with librarians and Distance Education staff to promote the use of digital tools and resources through Blackboard and the Library website.Duty and Responsibility::
Coordinates and maintains content for web and mobile-enabled interactive services that provide a quality user experience.Duty and Responsibility::
Collaborates with the IT staff to develop information service strategies and initiatives that maintain a high level of patron satisfaction with on-site and digital technology resources.Duty and Responsibility::
Collects, maintains and reports digital resources and services statistical data to Library Administration.