Reporting to the University Librarian, the Digital Content Specialist supports initiatives to create, disseminate, and archive electronic content across University enterprise platforms. These include: the ExLibris suite of Primo, Metalib, SFX, Voyager and Primo Central of the Library Integrated System; the institutional repository; and other content management systems.
The incumbent works closely with content managers across the University in academic and administrative departments to develop standards and policies, assign consistent metadata terms, manage intellectual property and permissions, trouble shoot technical problems and support content management system(s) user groups.
The Digital Content Specialist participates in developing the strategic direction of digital content management for the University and making recommendations during planning discussions.
- Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science;
- 1 year of experience working with content management systems or institutional repositories desired;
- Experience assigning metadata, creating metadata schema;
- Working knowledge of open URL and link resolver technologies;
- Working knowledge of technologies such as HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, SQL;
- Working knowledge of integrated library systems;
- Experience with common Web scripting resources such as java script;
- Ability to learn new technologies quickly;
- Strong collaborative orientation, with excellent interpersonal and team skills;
- Familiarity with intellectual property and permissions management;
- Experience with building and maintaining a web site.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please send letter of application and resume to:
Department of Human Resources,
Digital Content Specialist
University of Bridgeport,
126 Park Avenue. Wahlstrom Library 7th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 203-576-4588 Fax: 203 576-4601
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