[XML4Lib] Position posting: Data Repository Architect

Steve Morris steven_morris at ncsu.edu
Wed Nov 15 11:46:30 EST 2006

Apologies for any cross-postings.

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries is pleased to announce a new position opening for a Data Repository Architect.  The full announcement and more information is located at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/epa/Datarep/datarepinfo.html.  Please forward to anyone else interested.


The North Carolina State University Libraries, recognized as the first recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, offers a working environment of innovation, teamwork, and continuous interaction with students and faculty to further the educational mission of NC State University.  The Libraries invites applications and nominations for the following position:


As a member of the Digital Library Initiatives Department works in a highly collaborative environment with library colleagues and external partners on digital repository development, digital preservation, metadata architecture, digital collections management, and digital services development.  Explores, adapts, and implements emerging digital repository and data repository technologies.  Provides leadership for projects that advance data curation and promote reuse of scientific data.  Develops procedures and mechanisms for capture
and maintenance of metadata. Contributes to investigations into cultural, organizational, and technical issues associated with data sharing in the academic environment.  Qualifications  include:  ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree and relevant professional experience. Knowledge of metadata standards, XML/ XSLT, programming in a scripting language, e.g., Python, PHP, Perl. 

Application process and schedule

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.  The nomination committee may invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. To apply, go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/.  Search by position number C-60-0632, complete application, and attach cover letter (including title of position), résumé, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of four current, professional references. For assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Personnel Services Office (919) 515-3522.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148.

Steve Morris
Head of Digital Library Initiatives
North Carolina State University Libraries
Phone: (919) 515-1361  Fax: (919) 515-3031 
Steven_Morris at ncsu.edu

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