Institutional Repository and Digital Support Specialist (999798)
|Job Order #||Company||Job Type||Salary||Location||Application Deadline|
|10490805||Wichita State University||Full-Time||31,500.00||Wichita, KS||10/24/2017|
Summary of Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Catalog and Institutional Repository Librarian, the Institutional Repository and Digital Support Specialist will provide assistance and support with the population, processing of items, and maintenance of SOAR, the Wichita State institutional repository. The employee will also provide assistance with other library digital platforms, currently OJS and ContentDM as directed by supervisor. The Specialist must work effectively both independently and as a member of a team. The position will be responsible for variety of operations and projects, including but not limited to: 1. Under direction of supervisor, verify copyright compliance for postings, obtain and record permissions from copyright holders or publishers as necessary, and verify publisher authorization to archive appropriate copy. 2. Harvest and prepare metadata for uploading records in SOAR or other library platforms. 3. Prepare, edit, and organize documentation for procedures and protocols related to the institutional repository. 4. Compile usage statistics and reports for the Institutional Repository Librarian and/or University Libraries administration. 5. Assist the Catalog and Institutional Repository Librarian in obtaining preprint and post-print copies of articles from faculty. 6. As assigned by Catalog and Institutional Repository Librarian, coordinate internal archival processes with other campus units such as the Graduate School. 7. Collect WSU affiliated research and archival materials. 8. Work with library units such as Special Collections to complete internal digitization projects or other library projects as assigned. 9. Supervise, train, assign tasks to, and schedule student assistants. 10. Direct collecting, scanning, and preparing PDF files for uploading in SOAR by student assistants. Work must be completed in accordance with established archival and ADA guidelines. 11. Review student assistant metadata and SOAR submissions. 12. Participate in professional development activities. 13. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Education •Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution. Library experience may be substituted as determined relevant by the agency. Minimum Experience •Three years of experience in an academic library technical services position. Experience in a related position in a library or graduate library course work may be substituted for library experience as determined relevant by the agency. Knowledge, skills and abilities •Knowledge of library technical services, digital repository, or institutional repository workflows •Ability to enter data; excellent attention to detail •Ability to interpret bibliographic data correctly •Effective Web and scholarly database searching •Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, document creation using Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Photoshop. •Effective organizational, analytical, and supervisory skills •Excellent English written and oral communication skills •Demonstrated problem-solving, research, and proofreading skills. •Ability to work in a high production environment; ability to learn new skills and new computer applications quickly •Ability to operate office equipment (including, but not limited to: basic computer skills, photocopiers and scanners). •Ability to work independently and as part of a team •Ability to work cooperatively with diverse students and faculty; strong customer service orientation Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
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