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Rancourt, Lichen Lichen.Rancourt at
Wed May 18 14:53:09 EDT 2005

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Full-time, grant funded, benefits-eligible, three-year term position at
the Lecturer level 


Responsibilities: The Digital Collections Librarian is responsible for
planning, designing and building the UNH Digital Library. Under the
supervision of the Head of Systems, the incumbent works with members of
the Digital Library Committee to develop and maintain policies and
procedures to guide the development of digital collections, particularly
in terms of issues relating to quality control, production workflow, and
copyright. Investigates new approaches for creating, implementing, and
maintaining administrative and technical metadata records, full-text
data, images (including maps and aerial photographs), audio, video, and
electronic media in a vendor-supported digital content management


Collects and interprets data relating to the production of digital
collections, and makes recommendations for outsourcing projects. Works
collaboratively with those at UNH and at other institutions in
developing standards, metadata, and digital content, as well as grant
writing, collaborative funding and other resource development. Actively
trains and supervises production staff.


Minimum qualifications: ALA accredited Masters in Library and
Information Science. Knowledge of the principles and practices for
organization of information in library settings with a demonstrated
interest in information access technologies and metadata schemes;
experience with digital content management software; working knowledge
of HTML or other web languages; strong communication and interpersonal
skills; strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 


Desired qualifications: Supervisory experience highly desirable;
experience in web site design; familiarity with digitization and other
content capture methods; experience with issues related to intellectual
access and copyright; experience with grant writing, resource
development, and collaborative projects. 


Starting salary: $40,000.  Individuals interested in applying for UNH
positions must apply online at <>
. Cover letter and resume may be electronically attached with


UNH is committed to excellence through the diversity of its faculty and
staff and encourages women and minorities to apply.




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