UNC Chapel Hill Libraries seeks an Institutional Repository Librarian to support open access initiatives and the Carolina Digital Repository (CDR). The Institutional Repository Librarian manages institutional repository collections, systems and the community of users. This individual will work closely with other members of the Library and Information Technology, Scholarly Communications, and Metadata units to implement infrastructure and services that support the Carolina Open Access Policy.
Education and Experience:
Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in a related field. Experience managing and describing digital content in a repository or content management system. Ability to work independently and to perform detailed work accurately. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to work through problems methodically. Familiarity with institutional repositories and with other technology commonly used in libraries and offices. Must be flexible in a fast-paced environment with rapid changes, and have the demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents with a variety of levels of skill and understanding. Preferred: Work experience in a university setting and with institutional repositories. Familiarity with the research data lifecycle. Familiarity with the concepts of data curation and the OAIS reference model, and metadata schemas such as MODS, RDF, or Dublin Core. Experience assessing and transforming data using tools such as Microsoft Excel, OpenRefine or scripting languages. Experience with CSS/HTML and XML. Coursework or familiarity with scholarly communication issues in higher education. Experience teaching and training others. Experience gathering user requirements and working with software developers. Experience managing projects.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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