The UMKC Libraries are seeking a dynamic and collaborative individual to fill the role of Head of Digital Projects. UMKC is home to the Marr Sound Archives and part of the successful candidate's work will be to ensure that these materials are made widely available via our digital repository.
The Head of Digital Projects (DP) is responsible for managing all digital projects for the Special Collections and Archives Division at UMKC Libraries, including digital repository collections and digital exhibits. The Head of DP will also participate in digital scholarship initiatives by providing leadership on project design and implementation, and consulting on digital exhibits, digital lifecycle management, and emerging digital technologies. The Head of DP collaboratively designs, develops, and maintains the University's digital repository for special collections in order to support the management, digitization process, development of metadata, long-term preservation, and appropriate storage and retrieval of these collections at the University. In addition to these responsibilities, the position monitors trends and developments in library digital initiatives and recommends appropriate adoption and implementation of new technologies and methods. This position has supervisory responsibilities and reports to the Assistant Dean of Special Collections and Archives.
For more information about the position and application instructions, please review the full posting and job description: https://library.umkc.edu/jobs/digital.
Applications received by February 9, 2020 will be given priority consideration.
Assistant Dean of Special Collections & Archives - Librarian III
Affiliated Faculty, Latinx and Latin American Studies
University of Missouri--Kansas City
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