The MFO is seeking an experienced Library professional to oversee two libraries and provide library support services to remote sites. Minimum 5 years’ related experience as a practicing librarian; demonstrated competency and extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of Library management including current library automation systems. Ability to supervise staff and relate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Computer literacy to include use of … Continue reading Sinai, Egypt: Librarian (2 year contract), Multinational Force and Observers
Responsibilities include managing the Rare Books and Special Collections Digital Library for Egyptian and AUC heritage material (CONTENTdm platform), AUC’s digital repository for student scholarship and ETDs and faculty and university publications (currently transitioning to Digital Commons from a DSpace platform), the ArchivesSpace archives information management system, and RBSCL’s Web Archive (Archive-It subscription service). Outreach duties include coordinating the RBSCL’s website and social media presence, … Continue reading Cairo, Egypt: Digital Collections Archivist, American University
Develops and documents practices for the arrangement, description, preservation, and management of born-digital archives in accordance with international standards and best practices. Plans, prioritizes and reviews the processing of born-digital archives. Supervises the born-digital projects, including review and approval processing plans and editing archival descriptions. Collaborates with Reference, the Digital division, and external developers for on-site access to the digital archives. Collaborates with the Program, … Continue reading Quebec, Canada: Archivist, Digital Archives (3 year term), Canadian Centre for Architecture
Participate in the choice of a new software programme to manage ICOM’s library holdings, archives and audiovisual documents. Oversee the computerisation of these documents, including the export of the current database operating with UNESCO WINISIS software. Launch and oversee a digitisation plan. • Resume the listing of the historical archives already processed (1946-2007) and prepare the transfer of a part of the archives. Launch an … Continue reading Paris, France: Archivist/Documentalist, International Council of Museums
The Tate is recruiting a Digital Preservation Manager who will preserve and manage Tate digital resources and to be an authority and advocate for the development of expertise in digital preservation across Tate. Acting as Tate’s expert on digital preservation. The ideal candidate will establish a multi-disciplinary approach to meet Tate’s needs, based on a good understanding of the specific digital preservation challenges affecting different … Continue reading London, U.K.: Digital Preservation Manager, Tate Britain
Design, develop and deliver workshops and instruction on digital humanities (DH) and digital tools to faculty, students and staff; Spread awareness of digital tools and other DH practices; Supervise a small group of students (part-time) working on digital initiatives; Implement and manage digital systems; Manage the creation and maintenance of digital/online exhibits and special collections; Research and scholarship, the primary purpose of which is to … Continue reading Ottawa, Canada: Digital Humanities and Special Collections Librarian, Saint Paul University
Serve as the primary liaison between the Principal Investigator, the User Advisory Group Chair, Technical Architect, institutional stakeholders, and external contractors. Coordinate schedules and work for contractors, ensuring on-time delivery. Identify and mitigate project risks. Organize communication, including scheduling meetings. Project reporting and close-out. Assist in drafting specifications. Review all work and verify that is meets specifications. Create and maintain documentation throughout the project. Disseminate … Continue reading Remote (based anywhere in Europe): Project Manager (30 month project), Pharos, International Consortium of Photo Archives
Experience with tools and programming languages for data manipulation, as well as data formats, such as XML, RDF and JSON; Knowledge of cultural heritage metadata standards, such as CIDOC-CRM and BIBFRAME; Experience in developing and maintaining API’s and microservices; Knowledge of Linked Open Data best practices, to harmonize and standardize the structure of data; Knowledge of relevant structured vocabularies, such as the Getty Vocabularies; Ability … Continue reading Netherlands: Data Manager, Rijksmuseum
Nazarbayev University Library and IT Services (NULITS) invites applications for two open positions for Subject Librarians. The Reference Department is working on exciting initiatives such as integrating information literacy into the curriculum, developing new programs, updating our Springshare systems, scholarly communication support, assessing user needs, capacity building of local Librarians, and conducting our own research. A Library extension should be open by fall 2018 bringing with it new opportunities to collaborate with the Nazarbayev University community.
Nazarbayev University aims to be a model for higher education reform and modern research in Kazakhstan and to contribute to the establishment of Astana as an international innovation and knowledge hub. As a vibrant, English language, research-driven institution, we offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in the field of Science and Technology, Engineering, Business, Public Policy, Social Sciences and Humanities, Medicine, and more. Continue reading “Astana, Kazakhstan: Subject Librarian, Nazarbayev University Library”
DIGITAL LIBRARY TECHNICAL SPECIALIST
UI INTEGRITY CENTER – NASWA
The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is seeking to hire a full-time Digital Library Technical Specialist to support the Knowledge Exchange Digital Library. This is a remote work/teleworking position. Occasional domestic travel may be required to assist at conferences, meetings, or trainings.