February 26, 2006
Opening: Digital Resources Coordinator, Dartmouth College Library
Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate college with distinguished professional schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs in the arts and sciences, serving approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,800 professional and graduate students. The College has been at the forefront of American higher education since its founding in 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Eight libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the 2.5 million volume print collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources, supported by a technically robust networked environment.
The Dartmouth College Library has an annual budget in excess of $20 million; more than $6 million supports the acquisition of print and digital material. The Dartmouth College Library is an active member in many organizations, including the Northeast Research Libraries (NERL) consortium, the Digital Libra! ry Federation (DLF), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). For more information, including a complete job description and a complete list of qualifications for the position listed below, consult http://jobs.dartmouth.edu/ .
The Dartmouth College Library is reorganizing its collections and information management functions to better align operations and strategy with the rapidly changing environment in scholarly communication, publishing and underlying information technologies. Dartmouth seeks to recruit an energetic, service-oriented professional for the following newly created position:
Digital Resources Coordinator
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Associate Librarian for Information Management, this position is expected to provide leadership and coordination for the selection, integration, development, and management of digital resources.
- A graduate of professional degree in a relevant field.
- A minimum of 5 years related experience, including experience with digital resources.
- Experience with collection management and development in a large research library.
- Experience with direct provision of information to faculty and students.
- Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
APPLICATION: Review of applications begins 6 February 2006; applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Send resumes to: Digital Resources Coordinator Search, Office of the Dean of Libraries, Dartmouth College Library, 6025 Baker-Berry Library, Hanover, NH 03755-3525; or apply electronically at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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