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Digital Collections Manager
Gustavus Adolphus College seeks a Digital Collections Manager for 35 hours per week for 45 weeks per year. The Digital Collections Manager works with the Library faculty to further the teaching mission of the Library and the College by facilitating access to information, especially through the library’s electronic collections.
This position plays a key role in supporting undergraduate and faculty research. Specifically, the Digital Collections Manager oversees the acquisition and handling of electronic and legacy print subscriptions, including managing access to materials through databases, the catalog, link resolver, proxy server, and library website. The manager promotes and oversees the daily operations of GustieScholar, the College’s institutional repository, including uploading content, creating custom metadata records and facilitating access to scholarly materials within the repository.
Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree; strong organizational and problem-solving skills; familiarity with common office and internet applications; and a desire to continually learn new technologies; willingness to support the mission of the Library and College. Preferred qualifications include: experience working in an academic library or serials position; background in student employee supervision; knowledge of the software and products used in serials management, electronic resources management, and cataloging.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references to Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082. Applications may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D