Thursday, September 29, 2011

Assistant Head of the Digital Collections Department

Northwestern University Library invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Head of the Digital Collections Department, which is a unit of the library organization that advances the University's teaching and research mission by providing digitization services and support to Northwestern faculty and graduate students.  The assistant head is responsible for conceptual development and execution of digital library projects and related services. The assistant head supervises staff engaged in digital conversion and digital project management and assists with implementation of digital archiving and curation services. For more information about this position, go to

Masters degree from an ALA accredited program in library and information science or equivalent combination of education and relevant library experience.  At least 3 years of experience working in an academic library setting, specializing in digital libraries, information services, repository services, or a related area. Supervisory experience and project management experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.

TO APPLY:  Send letter of application, resume or vita, and names of three references to the attention of Roxanne Sellberg, Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services, electronically to Applications received by October 30, 2011 will receive first consideration. Northwestern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire.

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