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*Digital Library Program Manager*

*UCSD Libraries*

*University** of California, San Diego*

*Hiring salary* : Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Libraries of the University of California, San Diego seek application
and nominations for the position of Digital Library Program Manager.

The Digital Library Program (DLP) encourages, facilitates, and supports the
collaborative creation, management, delivery, and long-term preservation of
digital assets in support of the Libraries' mission and goals. The program
reports to the Associate University Librarian, Technology Services and is a
key component of the Libraries' 2006-2009 Strategic Plan

The Digital Library Program Manager:

   - Provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the
   Libraries' Digital Library Program.
   - Coordinates associated activities across the Libraries.
   - Assumes primary responsibility for policy development, the
   establishment and promotion of best practices, and the adoption of community
   - Leads the continued development of the Libraries' Digital Asset
   Management System (DAMS).
   - Provides expert advice to librarians, faculty, staff, and other
   partners participating in the creation of digital collections.
   - Promotes and articulates the Libraries' vision of its Digital
   Library Program as central to the research, teaching, and learning mission
   of the University.
   - Seeks new opportunities to expand the Libraries' corpus of digital
   library assets through collaborative relationships with relevant librarians,
   faculty, staff, and external partners.


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   - Substantial experience with, and knowledge of trends and issues in,
   digital collection creation, management, delivery, and preservation.
   - Excellent leadership abilities to initiate, build, and deliver
   products and services that meet broad organizational strategic and service
   - Excellent analytical skills, policy development, and strategic
   planning experience.
   - Demonstrated successful project management experience and ability to
   manage complex concurrent projects in a team environment.
   - Demonstrated knowledge of current digital collection management
   technologies, standards and practices.
   - Demonstrated experience with the development of functional
   requirements through use-case scenarios, usability testing, and service
   - Superior oral, written, and presentation skills and ability to
   effectively represent the Digital Library Program with various groups and
   - Knowledge of intellectual property and digital rights issues related
   to the management of digital collections.
   - Professional or advanced degree in library science, information
   science, or other relevant field.

For a full position description, see

Review of applications will begin April 16, 2007 and will continue until the
position is filled. Applications should include a statement of
qualifications, a full resume of education and relevant experience, and the
names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your
qualifications for this position.

Applications or nominations should be sent to [log in to unmask] or to the
address below:

Stacey McDermaid

Library Human Resources

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive Dept. 0175 -H

La Jolla , CA 92093-0175

Telephone: 858.534.1279

Confidential Fax: 858.534.8634