Digital Projects Librarian

at Loyola Marymount University (view profile)
Location 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted June 10, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
Apply Here https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/47443
Education Requirements MLIS or equivalent master's degree
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $69,000 annually
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $72,000 annually
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade S12

Description

Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, seeks an experienced, dynamic and forward-thinking Digital Projects Librarian who will provide leadership and coordination for digital projects that enhance the accessibility and research potential of the institution’s archival collections. The position is available immediately.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education.  Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions.  It serves 6,000 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.  The William H. Hannon Library (http://library.lmu.edu) was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. The Hannon Library was the recipient of the 2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category.

 Reporting to the Head of Archives & Special Collections, the Digital Projects Librarian will oversee the creation of digital collections, including contributing to collaborative selection and prioritization of digitization initiatives, creating and uploading digital objects, post-processing, adding metadata, providing quality assurance, and digital asset management. This position may supervise interns and students.

 Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply.

 Deliberations on the pool of candidates will begin Wednesday, June 16, 2021.  LMU offers competitive salary and benefits; salary will be commensurate with experience.