|Published||November 1, 2022|
|Location||Columbia, South Carolina|
|Cover Letter Requirements||Required|
|Education Requirements||Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program.|
|Minimum Compensation in Local Currency||52,000|
|Maximum Compensation in Local Currency||52,000|
|Hourly or Salary?||Salary|
Reporting to the Director of Digital Research Services, the Digital Collections Librarian is responsible for overseeing and managing the numerous and varied digitization projects pursued by the Digital Collections unit. This position will direct a staff of students, part-time, and full-time employees carrying out scanning, application of metadata and overall digital asset management and collaborate with curators and librarians in the six special collections within the University of South Carolina Libraries as well as other librarians and external partners. This position will sustain and expand the Libraries’ data asset management capabilities. Serving as an expert on non-MARC metadata, the Digital Collections Librarian will direct and coordinate the integration of metadata into production of digital collections and digital exhibits. The Digital Collections Librarian will also assist in supporting external digital collections initiatives of interest and value to the University Libraries (such as, but not limited to, the Digital Public Library of America, and the South Carolina Digital Library).
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program. Two years of related experience. Project management experience. Experience with content management systems, such as CONTENTdm. Working knowledge of metadata standards such as MARC, EAD, TEI, MODS, METS, VRA Core and Dublic Core and knowledge of authority control, subject analysis, and controlled vocabularies.