Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for the Digital Library, the Digital Initiatives Program Manager leads the Library in both on-going and future development of a comprehensive program to generate, manage and preserve born-digital and digital surrogates, and to build value-added services on top of these digital assets. The incumbent manages digital programs and services including needs assessments; converts legacy collections from analog to digital format; manages born-digital assets; develops and adheres to digital library standards and best practices; surveys the digital scholarship landscape to monitor trends in the use of digital assets; and ensures the creation of metadata to support perpetual access to and preservation of digital assets. The Digital Initiatives Program Manager collaborates with various Library departments, vendors and other stakeholders on the planning and implementation of project design, digitization workflows, and file transfer into content and delivery systems. The incumbent plays a pivotal role in an innovative, deeply collaborative environment, and has strong knowledge of digitization best practices, and practical familiarity with scripting languages and database technology.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.