The University of Scranton Digital Services Librarian in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

Job Purpose: The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for developing, coordinating, and managing the Library's digital collections and related digital projects. This position works closely with faculty and staff throughout the Library and University, particularly University Archives and McHugh Special Collections, Information Technology, Enrollment Management and External Affairs, and the Division of University Advancement. Essential Duties: Develops, manages, and assesses the Library's digital collections and web archives in accordance with established standards and best practices. Establishes workflows and provides oversight for the processing, description, publication, and long-term preservation of digital materials. Investigates, evaluates, and selects software, tools, and platforms for the efficient and effective management of digital collections. Works closely with University Archives and McHugh Special Collections faculty and staff to coordinate the digitization of rare and unique materials. Collaborates with departments and divisions across campus to capture, describe, and preserve born digital content relevant to the University Archives, such as masters and honors theses, other forms of student scholarship, the University website, and University publications. Develops policies and procedures that support appropriate and user-friendly access to digital materials, in consultation with relevant stakeholders. Serves as the Library's liaison to various consortia on collaborative digital initiatives, such as the Pennsylvania Digital partnership and the Digital Public Library of America.Directs, supervises, and evaluates the work of the part-time Digital Services Assistant. Additional Skills Required: Understanding of current trends and best practices in digital collections management and preservation. Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and presentation skills. Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills. Ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently. Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and community-at-large. Professional commitment to user-focused library services. Professional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Ability to engage in scholarship and service in order to meet qualifications for reappointment and tenure, as defined in the Faculty Handbook. Ability to attain a second Master's degree in a subject field, or the completion of thirty graduate credits in a discipline that improves professional competence, as a requirement for tenure (if not already accomplished at time of hire). Minimum Education Requirements: Possession of an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master's degree at time of appointment. Minimum Job Experience Requirements: Two years of experience working in a library, archives, or museum. Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects. Experience with digital collections initiatives, such as digitization, born digital records management, and web archiving. Experience with (or coursework related to) current metadata schemas and standards. Experience with, or interest in, digital humanities projects. Supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with digital asset management platforms and tools, such as CONTENTdm, Archive-It, and DuraCloud. Familiarity with applicable provisions of copyright law. For more information and to apply for this position please visit employers website. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origi