Please see Special Instructions for more details.All applications received by February 27, 2017 will receive full consideration. When prompted to do so, please upload a list of three (3) professional references. *This is a local recruitment. Out of area candidates will be responsible for travel costs for final in-person interviews and for moving costs, if selected.*
|Job Title||Manager, Library/Museum|
|Working Title||Digital Library Project Manager|
|Patient Care Job Code?||No|
|Standard Hours per Week||40|
|Full Time or Part Time?||Full Time|
|Work Schedule Summary||
|VP Area||Academic Affairs|
|Department||00790 - Marriott Library - Operations|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Type of Recruitment||External Posting|
|Pay Rate Range||43,000-47,000|
NOTE: May close at anytime.
|Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime.
The Digital Library Project Manager is the library’s champion of Utah Digital Newspaper projects as well as helping to implement new digital initiatives for the library and our partners. While this position is housed within the Digital Library Services Department, it has the unique opportunity to work with partners throughout the library, state, and region. The job will allow you to combine your technical knowledge, communication skills, and project management experience to ensure that digital newspapers from Utah and other digital projects are accessible to researchers around the world now and in the future.
Forecast, develop, and implement policies, procedures, workflows, and strategies related to digital newspaper projects at the Library
Work closely with project partners and vendors to ensure that high quality newspaper projects are completed in a timely manner
Prepare proposals for external funding for digital newspapers
Troubleshoot issues related to UDN
Maintain Utah Digital Newspapers website
Market and promote UDN to internal and external customers
Assist in efforts within Digital Library Services for implementing new initiatives such as Omeka, ArchivesSpace, GIS projects, digital humanities projects, and other digital library projects
Potentially supervise full-time staff or PT students based on project needs and budgets
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Three to four years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with digitization issues, tools, standards, and best practices
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with a wide range of groups and individuals, both internal and external to the Library
Strong technical expertise with digital objects in a library or cultural heritage organization
Experience with National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) projects and standards
Experience implementing new digital initiatives within an academic library
Experience working in a rapidly changing technological environment
Experience applying Dublin Core Metadata Elements and technical metadata for digital objects
Experience with creating and maintaing websites
Experience with digital asset management systems (e.g. Hydra, Fedora, CONTENTdm, DSpace)
Proficiency using FTP, VPN, shared drives and Microsoft Office Suite software, particularly Excel
|Special Instructions Summary||
All applications received by February 27, 2017 will receive full consideration.
When prompted to do so, please upload a list of three (3) professional references.
This is a local recruitment. Out of area candidates will be responsible for travel costs for final in-person interviews and for moving costs, if selected.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a related Bachelor's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
- Cover Letter
- List of References
- Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
- Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission