Lead the implementation, management, and assessment of discovery and repository tools for digital collections.
Manage and improve established digital preservation micro-services.
Provide leadership in crafting the overall vision for the development of digital collections infrastructure and services at Washington State University.
Serve as a university resource for students and faculty with respect to data stewardship, digital preservation and digitization standards and issues.
Actively seek partnerships across the University to identify and preserve at risk digital and analog content.
Provide technical support and training for CONTENTdm, Omeka, DSpace, Mukurtu, and Scalar.
As appropriate serve as official WSU Libraries’ representative to institutional, regional and national organizations at the request of the unit head, Associate Dean, or Dean.
Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development:
Participate in faculty governance, and service as a library faculty member.
Conduct research and publish in areas of library and information science and other scholarly subjects.
Engage in library-wide initiatives as appropriate.
Maintain current awareness of digital library trends, content management technologies and Library Information Systems by reading professional literature, participating in professional organizations and committees, and attending workshops, institutes, seminars and conferences at local, state, regional, national and international levels.
Share relevant knowledge gained from professional activities and uses that knowledge to improve information systems operations and knowledge in the libraries.
Master’s degree from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire; excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills; ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
About Washington State University
Washington State University (www.wsu.edu), one of two research universities in the state, was founded in 1890 as the state’s land-grant institution and has a current enrollment of approximately 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 7,000 faculty and staff. The University strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. WSU students come together from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds from around the nation and more than 90 countries. As a comprehensive, land-grant institution, Washington State University is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach to all constituents.
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