Digital Projects Coordinator - Georgia State University
Location: USA - GA - Atlanta
The Georgia State University Library welcomes applicants to lead the Library’s digitization program, including development, creation, description, maintenance, and preservation of unique digital collections, in the position of Digital Projects Coordinator. This position collaborates closely with our Special Collections & Archives department, as well as other Library departments and community partners as needed. This position manages a digitization team composed of both regular staff and student employees, and is an excellent opportunity for an individual considering a move into a supervisory role in libraries. Interested persons from any stage of their career are invited to apply.
The Digital Projects Coordinator is expected to seek grant funding for digitization projects for the library that address the research and services goals indicated in the Library’s strategic intentions. Training and support will be provided to librarians who may be new to grant writing and management.
This position will serve as a member of the library faculty (12-month; non-tenure track), hold faculty rank, and is expected to participate in service and scholarly activities as outlined in the University Library’s faculty guidelines. The library is committed to providing exceptional professional development opportunities to its employees.
Georgia State University, ranked in 2018 as the #2 Most Innovative University by U.S. News & World Report, has one of the fastest growing research profiles in the country and a proven commitment to the success of students from all backgrounds.
- ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library, Archival, or Information Science or relevant graduate degree in a related field
- Knowledge of digitization and metadata standards and practices
- Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users and colleagues
- Experience managing digitization projects and processes
- Experience with CONTENTdm or other digital asset management systems
- Knowledge of digital preservation issues and standards
- Experience identifying grant funded opportunities and writing grant proposals
Conditions of Work and Benefits
- Twelve-month assignment
- Faculty rank and status
- Non-tenure track
- Support for research and professional activities
Salary and Rank
Salary commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience. Appointment at faculty rank(Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor) on a contract renewal basis.
Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; resume/CV; name, address and phone number of three references. Review of materials will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Send materials, pdf format preferred, to:
Human Resources Officer
All offers of employment at Georgia State University are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.