Search Postponed: Roanoke, VA: Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian, Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University

Search Postponed as of 3/26/20. They hope to repost soon.

Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va. is seeking candidates for the Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian position, which is open to new graduates and soon-to-be graduates. The job description is below, and at http://library.hollins.edu/digital.

The Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

This position provides vision for and implementation of the library’s digital initiatives, which currently include a Digital Commons institutional repository, ArtStor public collections, and an Omeka site. The successful candidate will use these tools and/or others to strengthen a foundational pillar of Hollins’ strategic focus on undergraduate research, through engagement with library colleagues, faculty, and students in the development of digital scholarship at Hollins. Continue reading “Search Postponed: Roanoke, VA: Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian, Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University”

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Roanoke, VA: Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian, Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University

The Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

The Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian has the following responsibilities:
• Administers the library’s digital content initiatives by establishing and managing repository policies, standards, and workflows for digitization, metadata creation, metadata and digital asset management, and preservation of those objects and data.
• Creates, normalizes, and maintains original metadata records for analog, digitized, and born-digital objects.
• Leads the library metadata team in developing a consistent approach to metadata creation, organization, and normalization in order to improve findability of library resources across platforms.
• Promotes the library’s digital initiatives, including the institutional repository and digital exhibits, and builds partnerships across campus to embed digital projects within curriculum and scholarship through teaching and consultation.
• Actively participates in and fosters an environment that supports diversity and inclusion.
• Serves as a liaison librarian to 1-2 academic departments with responsibility for teaching students to critically engage in the discovery and use of information, connecting faculty and students with resources to advance their scholarship and creative work, and collaborating with faculty to strengthen the academic community. Continue reading “Roanoke, VA: Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian, Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University”

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