Digital Initiatives and Resources Librarian - James B. Duke Memorial Library, Johnson C. Smith University
Description: The Digital Initiatives and Resources Librarian will explore collaborations with students, faculty, staff, and campus partners to lead innovative digital initiatives that support the university and the library’s mission to improve undergraduate research and career readiness. This position supports the discovery of and access to the James B. Duke Memorial Library’s digital content, including websites, electronic databases, e-books, off-campus learning tools, and social media. The incumbent will also work closely with University Archives and Circulation to assist with creating and managing metadata for the library’s Digital Smith online archives and the OCLC library management system. The Digital Initiatives and Resources Librarian will advocate for funding, training, and promotion of digital projects and library technology, and will oversee data protection and security for library resources and initiatives. This position will also contribute to campus discussions about information literacy, faculty and research services, and innovative online scholarship in a modern library environment.
Qualifications: Master's degree from ALA-accredited library & information science program or equivalent experience managing websites and digital content and data protection & security; Aptitude for learning technologies and emerging trends, using library databases, software; Self-motivated, project management skills, multitasker to meet deadlines; strong commitment to the user-centered library; Effective communication skills.