19.086 job at NYU in the Digital Library Program

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 08:04:19 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 86.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2005 07:59:46 +0100
         From: Jennifer Vinopal <vinopal_at_nyu.edu>
         Subject: NYU Libraries seeks a Digital Library Program, Lead

Please excuse cross-posting.

New York University Libraries seeks a Digital Library Program, Lead

Description: Leads the design and development of NYU's digital library
infrastructure, and coordinates and provides support for digital library
projects. Working in close collaboration, NYU Libraries and NYU
Information Technology Services (ITS) are developing an expanded strategic
initiative in digital library development; this position plays a central
role in building an expanded team and new capacities. Partnering with ITS
eServices, this position plans and develops systems for supporting metadata
management, searching support, user interface, and repository services for
library digital resources. Provides technical advice and support for
ongoing efforts, such as e-text and imaging services, and for project
development and new digital library initiatives.

Qualifications: Experience in the development of digital library services,
such as digital image conversion projects, management and delivery of
electronic full text, Web delivery of multi-media formats, and metadata
file management. Working knowledge of image capture and delivery
technologies, full text mark-up and searching methods, and database
management systems; in-depth knowledge of at least one of these
areas. Knowledge of HTML, and SGML or XML; experience with CGI and
knowledge of one or more of the following programming languages: SQL, C,
C++, Java, and Perl. Familiarity with hardware and software applications in
DOS, Windows and Unix environments, including network operating systems
such as Novell and Windows NT. Familiarity with library and information
standards (e.g., MARC, Z39.50), library online public access catalogs, and
issues and developments in digital library development. Excellent
interpersonal and communications skills; ability to lead a collaborative
team. Masters degree in library or related information technology area

Salary/Benefits: Faculty status and attractive , excellent benefits
package, including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with
experience and background.

New York University Libraries: Library facilities at New York University
serve the school's 450,000 students and faculty and contain more than 4
million volumes. New York University is a member of the Association of
Research Libraries, the Research Libraries Group, the Digital Library
Federation; and serves as the administrative headquarters of the Research
Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium that includes three
academic institutions.

To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including
the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Ms. Janet
Koztowski, Libraries Human Resources Director, New York University
Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, (fax)
212-995-4070, or e-mail: jobs_at_library.nyu.edu. Resumes will be accepted
until the position is filled.

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