The Emerging Technologies Librarian, under general supervision, performs professional tasks in one or more functional areas within the Library. Starting salary is $52,800. The first review of applications will be March 10, 2021.
- Provide leadership, coordination and administration of RIO, Killam Library’s instance of Digital Commons.
- Serve as the library resource for planning, development, troubleshooting, and coordination of digital tools, software and other library technology.
- Teach and promote the library’s instructional program based on goals and strategies derived from professional library standards and frameworks for information literacy.
- Maintains knowledge of, and engages in, continuous professional development to keep up with trends in emerging technologies, digital tools and scholarly communication issues.
- Develop strategies for collaboration, program planning, and support for interdisciplinary digital projects and initiatives.
- Plan, implement and evaluate sustainable services and policies that support open access, preservation and broad dissemination of University research and data.
- Provide support for the Killam Library’s OER initiatives in collaboration with faculty, staff and campus stakeholders.
- Partner with the Office of Information Technology and other campus departments to research, evaluate, recommend and test new technologies.
- Serve as a liaison to the Office of Information Technology and other academic departments.
- Attends meetings, participates in special projects and serves on committees relating to the library, the University, and consortia.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
- Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution. (REQUIRED)
- Two years of related experience in an academic library setting. (REQUIRED)
- Experience facilitating instruction or workshops with undergraduate and/or graduate students
- Familiarity with scholarly communication, open access and open education.
- Experience implementing or managing digital repositories
- Knowledge of scholarly communications topics, trends, and technologies.
- Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy practices.
- Familiarity with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
- Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
- Digital collection management software, security, and public safety issues.
- Plan, organize and manage responsibilities
- Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
- Interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and research skills.
- Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
- Interact effectively and professionally with the general public.
- Use basic print and electronic reference tools.
- Work independently and as part of a team.
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