Librarian - Digital Repository /Archivist /Special Collections (12 Month)
|July 1, 2014|
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited program and institution by the date of appointment.
Demonstrated post-MLS experience working with digital archives, digital repositories, and/or Special Collections in an academic environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice and technological applications related to digital repositories, archives, special collections, and records management.
Working knowledge of metadata description tools (EAD, MODS, METS, XML/XSL and other data structure standards) relevant to the archival control of digital collection materials.
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices as well as emerging trends for digital repositories, digital archives, and records management.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication skills, and project management skills.
Additional graduate degree OR certificate in Archival Studies, OR an Archival/Special Collections emphasis in an MLIS program.
Experience working collaboratively with college/university faculty, staff, and students.
Working knowledge / hands on experience with digital repository programs (i.e. DSpace, bepress, ContentPro, etc).
Strong technical skills: format validation and conversion methods; data integrity techniques and technologies; long term storage planning; and digital asset management systems.
Working knowledge of intellectual property and copyright issues related to digital repositories, archives and special collections use.
Demonstrated experience in teaching library resources in a reference environment and/or classroom setting.
Ability to evaluate, select, and review information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.
Familiarity with preservation theory and current research and practices regarding risks to digital collections, such as technological changes, natural disasters, interoperability of software, and security issues.
A record of involvement in library and/or archivist professional organizations.
The University Library at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
California State University, Long Beach
Nancy Karnofel – Library Administration
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1901
Review of applications to begin November 1, 2013
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.