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Job Ad: Digital Infrastructure Librarian - Washington University in St. Louis
Job Opportunity: Scholarly Publishing Librarian – School of Medicine Library, Washington University in St. Louis
The Digital Archivist will assume management responsibilities in the area of archival processing of material regardless of format; lead the archives’ digital initiatives; and develop strategies for the management of digital assets/electronic records. These responsibilities involve working closely with the University Archivist and other University departments. This position will also provide some references services.
Contributes to the development, implementation and delivery of all digital projects, primarily in the broad areas of XML document modeling, imaging and oversight for assigned projects. Maintains a special focus on areas intersecting with legal content and issues, and scholarly communications where it intersects with digital collections and services. Monitors digital library encoding and imaging standards, delivery methods, and ensures compliance. Develops documentation on procedures and provides updates on the progress of digital projects. Provides training on digital library technologies, tools, digital asset production, and related issues in digital content creation, and standards for student assistants and staff.
Prepares and maintains information regarding copyright for library and university web documents, blogs, etc.; identifies training needs and delivers or arranges instruction about copyright issues for the library. Plans, designs, and delivers copyright information and education to library staff. Supports library staff with work-related copyright concerns. Assists librarians with copyright information, workflow suggestions, forms, etc. Works closely with the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel (OGC) and other copyright education and management personnel in libraries on campus. Monitors current trends in copyright law affecting libraries and alerts staff to changes and opportunities related to library resources or services.
The Head of Instructional Support Services provides expertise and leadership in defining WUSTL Libraries’ role in the adoption and evaluation of new instructional models, including the use of online learning platforms and creation of non-traditional course materials. The Head works with WUSTL campus leaders, library staff, academic units, and partner institutions in the delivery of consortial learning initiatives. The position also manages Library facilities used for learning and media creation, as well as the staff and student resources who deliver these services to an extended network of WUSTL students, faculty and staff. Serves as a member of the Library’s Leadership Group.