Librarian II, Digital Collections

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Detroit, MI, US
Detroit, MI
30+ days ago
Coordinate access and discovery of digital collections across units within the WSULS;Evaluate and implement (in partnership with technical colleagues) access systems appropriate to a range of digital objects;Develop and theme user interfaces for access systems to digital collections;Where necessary, coordinate digitization efforts for the Library System;Identify, curate, or otherwise evaluate or implement potential additions to the Library System's digital collections;Collaborate with partners inside and outside the library on digital collections-related initiatives, evaluating goals, requirements, and scope to meet needs;Translate ideas developed in collaboration with partners into actionable workflows and infrastructure in the library;Provide project management for ongoing initiatives; andMonitor professional trends in assigned areas and make recommendations such that services and resources are kept up to date with current best practice. Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA- accredited library school;Demonstrated experience using web scripting technologies to theme or otherwise implement user interfaces;Experience creating, managing or otherwise administering library or archive digital collections;Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in a higher education setting;Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently to manage projects and initiatives and set priorities;Competency in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems;Curiosity and a commitment to learn where knowledge gaps exist;Highly developed written and verbal communication skills; andBasic familiarity with archival principles and practice.

About the Company

Wayne State University

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society.

5,000 to 9,999 employees
Prescription Drug Coverage, Paid sick days, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave, 401K, Medical, Dental and Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation/paid time off, Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development, Long Term Disability