January 21, 2011
Opening: Digital Collections Librarian, Univ. of Virginia Law Library
The University of Virginia Law Library invites applications for a newly created Digital Collections Librarian. The librarian will manage all aspects of digital content and delivery, supervise graduate students in their production of e-text, evaluate new technologies related to digital content and represent the law library in the development of the University repository. There will be opportunity to work with colleagues on technical aspects of research projects.
Job requirements include: commitment to scholarly research support; MLS or advanced degree in relevant disciplinary field; demonstrated experience in managing digital collection projects; understanding of metadata standards, including EAD, MODS, METS, XML/XSL; knowledge of web development; strong technical skills, including familiarity with PHP, MySQL, Unix. Academic/research background preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.edu (Posting Number 0606957). Include a cover letter, a resume, and the names of three references.
Application deadline: April 15, 2011
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations from members of underrepresented groups.