Digital Content Platforms Manager

at Qatar National Library (view profile)
Location Doha, Qatar
Date Posted June 4, 2018
Category Public or Governmental
Job Type Full-time
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Twitter Handle @qnlib


Oversees the implementation and development of the QNL digital repository and associated platforms to international standards and helps set the direction of digital library collection development and services.


  • Develop, manage, and assesse the Library’s digital collections and web archives in accordance with established standards and best practices
  • In collaboration with the Director of Digital Content and Engagement, work to develop a long term strategy to position QNL to support digital scholarship
  • Plans the development of the digital library, setting priorities and targets and developing workflows to manage the capture, description and preservation of repository content
  • Coordinate gathering requirements from internal and external stakeholders to inform long term planning of digital library platforms and services
  • Plan and implement an open access publishing services
  • Develop programs and training to increase awareness of and engage stakeholders with digital library content
  • Plan and delivers services including drafting policies and procedures, user support and training, conducting user-centered evaluations
  • Work across library departments (heritage collections, digitization) to establish and coordinate best practice in metadata standards
  • Promote the digital content platforms to various communities and maintain the web presence and associated documentation
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing digital content platforms, showcasing content, and engaging new audiences –new technologies, linked data, partnerships
  • Oversee the establishment of data curation and management practices in support of researchers
  • Manage a team of specialists in data curation, user experience design and copyright
  • Liaise with the development team to evaluate new technologies, implement requirements, and improve the functionality of the repository and integration of digital content platforms