Brookings, SD: Institutional Repository Coordinator, South Dakota State University

Type of Position: NFE
Posting Number: 0006775
Working Title: Institutional Repository Coordinator
Position Classification Title Coordinator (OT Ex)
Institution: South Dakota State University
City: Brookings
Department: 3LIBR1-H M Briggs Library
Scope of Search: External (includes Internal)
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Appointment Type: Regular
Duration of the Term: 12 months
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Typical Hours Worked Per Week:
Appointment Percent: 100
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
Posting date: 11-26-2014
Closing date:

Positions close at midnight CST Open Until Filled
If open until filled, review date: 12-31-2014
Posting Text: SDSU’s Hilton M. Briggs Library welcomes a creative, dynamic and service-oriented individual to serve in the newly created position of Institutional Repository Coordinator. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for launching, maintaining, and enhancing the University’s insitutitonal repository. S/he will collaborate with colleagues in the Library, across the University, and throughout the state and region to collect, organize, preserve, and provide access to the scholarly output of SDSU faculty, staff and students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Directing the operations of SDSU’s institutional repository
– Providing the Library and University faculty with information, training, and assistance in depositing materials into the institutional repository
– Insuring consistency and accuracy of metadata schema
– Obtaining funding to support institutional repository initiatives
– Developing strong partnerships

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
– Bachelor’s degree
– Related experience
– Knowledge of existing and emerging library technologies
– Knowledge of current trends and new developments in institutional repository initiatives and special collections
– Knowledge of current metadata schemas and standards, such as Dublin Core, MODS, METS, EAD, etc. and digital content management systems
– Familiarity with current trends and emerging issues regarding scholarly communications, copyright, digital rights management, and open access as they relate to institutional repositories
– Ability to plan, manage, and oversee multiple projects, meet deadlines, and prioritize work in alignment with the strategic goals of the Library and the University
– Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial, team-based environment and maintain positive working relationships
– A strong public service orientation
– Ability to learn new technologies quickly
– The ability to teach effectively
– Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
– ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science
– Academic library employment
– Coursework or experience resulting in knowledge of principles and practices governing institutional repositories
– Experience working collaboratively to develop special collections programs and exhibitions
– Experience providing outreach activities
– Experience working with digital collections including the management of digitization projects
– Experience with grant writing and administration of grants
– Supervision and/or project management experience

SALARY: Commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity.

UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY:
SDSU is a land grant institution and the state’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees. Hilton M. Briggs Library serves all SDSU academic disciplines and holds approximately 668,000 bound volumes, 1 million microforms, and over 500,000 government publications in addition to 31,000 electronic subscriptions. The library staff consists of 14 library professionals, 14 support staff, and student employees.

SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota, a community of approximately 22,100 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance.

For questions on the position, contact Nancy Marshall at nancy.marshall@sdstate.edu or (605) 688-5093.
Department Description and Cultural Expectations SDSU is a land grant institution and the state’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees. Hilton M. Briggs Library serves all SDSU academic disciplines and holds approximately 668,000 bound volumes, 1 million microforms, and over 500,000 government publications in addition to 31,000 electronic subscriptions. The library staff consists of 14 library professionals, 14 support staff, and student employees.

SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota, a community of approximately 22,100 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance.
Special Instructions to Applicants This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement; a resume; and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with the electronic application process. Email or paper applications will not be accepted. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Persons underrepresented in higher education are encouraged to apply.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.

 

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