Digital Technologies Librarian

Description: 

The Vassar College Libraries seek a dynamic, collaborative, and innovative library professional for the position of Digital Technologies Librarian. The incumbent will work alongside faculty members, students, librarians, and IT colleagues across campus and within open-source communities on projects that advance research, teaching, and learning. This position is an excellent opportunity to work within a team to develop and maintain tools, systems, and applications that enhance scholars' ability to pursue new avenues for learning and research using the Library's resources and expertise. The incumbent will also help to implement systems and services that bring library resources to our faculty and student scholars in innovative ways. 

Institution: 
Vassar College
Location: 
Poughkeepsie, NY
More Information: 

As Digital Technologies Librarian, you will: 

  • Advance digital scholarship on campus through collaboration with faculty and IT professionals on project planning and software implementation. 
  • Work directly with objects, metadata, and functionality in our repository system and digital collections. 
  • Provide consultations to faculty and students on their digital scholarship projects. 
  • Work with the systems librarian and digital lab manager on various technology projects throughout the Libraries and the College.


We seek... 

  • A technology-savvy collaborator, working within a team to sustain current development and make new projects and services come to life. 
  • A librarian aware of the trends and issues (technological and otherwise) surrounding digital scholarship, repositories, and research, and is excited by the challenges they bring. 
  • A data and metadata enthusiast, understanding and enjoying the nuances of each to provide the best resources and digital scholarship possible. 
  • Someone excited by presentation-layer work (e.g., visualizations or exhibitions), but also by solving technical challenges lurking under the surface. 
  • An excellent communicator that enjoys collaboration and partnerships.

For a more detailed description and to apply, please go to:

https://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52192