Dubuque, IA: Archivist & Digital Publishing Librarian, University of Dubuque

Job Opening Title:
Archivist and Digital Publishing Librarian

Name of Employer:
University of Dubuque

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Dubuque, IA

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:
ALA-accredited library degree (MLIS or equivalent)

Years of experience required:
1-2 years preferred

Salary Range:

Job Opening URL: https://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/Jobs/

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking an Archivist and Digital Publishing Librarian. The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a retirement match.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage the daily activities of Archives, including retrieving and refiling documents, providing digital copies of print material, accessioning and deaccessioning documents, responding to requests
Plan special exhibits featuring the Archives
Collaborate with librarians and faculty to teach archival research and information literacy skills effectively
Engage students, faculty, alumni, and campus departments in archives through marketing and outreach activities
Responsible for the hosting, cataloging, and platform support of OER (Open Educational Resources) materials through PressBooks
Provide leadership for digitization projects and manage in-house digital publications including Character and.., a journal published by the Wendt Program
Participate in an extensive information literacy program, including providing research assistance at the Reference Desk, and serve as librarian liaison for assigned departments
Collect statistics as part of planning or accreditation
Supervise student assistant(s)
Participate in library planning and library committees
Participate in the life of the University community through committee work, other academic and social opportunities, and being a respectful, cordial colleague

Position Skills and Abilities:
Work with Archival documents, including filing, retrieving, digitizing, etc.
Staff the reference desk about 10 hours per week
Provide support for the information literacy program
Computer skills: Specialized archives programs like Omeka and digital publishing platforms like OJS
Familiarity with web development, design, and standards

ALA-accredited library degree (MLIS or equivalent)
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent service
Demonstrated effective leadership and supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience with WorldShare Management Services (WMS)
Familiarity with library systems and applications, such as link resolvers, proxy servers, etc.
One to two years professional library experience
Experience with information literacy, teaching, and reference
Experience in an academic library
Experience with creating, managing and using digital and archival collections

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Archivist and Digital Publishing Librarian position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website (http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment), to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

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