Digital Projects Librarian, School of Theology Library, Boston University, Boston MA
posted August 25, 2013 2:21 PM
The Boston University School of Theology is one of about 15 university-based seminaries in the United States. Historically Methodist, the School of Theology serves approximately 300 students from a variety of denominational backgrounds. The Theology Library works to support the School of Theology as it educates women and men in the fields of theological and religious life.
Reporting to the Head Librarian, the Digital Projects Librarian is responsible for managing and developing the digital collections of the School of Theology Library.
- identify and select significant items from the library's archival collections for digitization
- assist the library's archivist in processing the archival collections held by the library, especially those selected for digitization
- act as liaison to School of Theology faculty to identify and develop digital projects relating to faculty research and teaching
- oversee preparation of materials for digitization
- manage student staff involved in digitization
- select and/or design, and maintain appropriate presentation platforms for access to digital content
- promote the use of library digital resources by library patrons
- assist faculty with using digital collections in teaching and research
Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and minimum of 2 years of experience in creating and managing digital assets within a digital repository, library or archive. Advanced degree or background in religious studies or theology preferred, but not required.
Salary & Benefits:
For information regarding salary and benefits for full-time employees, please the Boston University Human Resources Jobs page http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs/.
Apply through posting for this position on the Boston University Job Opportunities page:https://bu.silkroad.com/