Digital Applications Librarian, Assistant Professor – Oregon State University

Oregon State University Libraries & Press seeks a collaborative, innovative and service-oriented Librarian to develop and maintain the technical infrastructure for OSU’s digital library /repository/preservation services. In support of the OSU research enterprise, excellence in teaching, and the Land Grant mission of the University, the Librarian is responsible for designing, developing, testing, and deploying new technologies, tools, and resources to extend and enhance digital content and services, and developing application programming interfaces (APIs) to facilitate multiple submission and discovery tools.

The Librarian will:

  • Provide leadership and guidance for the Libraries on existing and emerging technologies including digital repository, discovery and preservation systems
  • Write and/or modify code and conduct quality assurance on code contributed by other developers
  • Work collaboratively with library and campus colleagues as well as various external partners such as the Orbis Cascade Alliance and Greater Western Library Alliance
  • Participate in ongoing evaluations of emerging academic and library technologies

This is a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, and the Librarian is a member of the University Libraries’ faculty. Library faculty serve on committees and task forces both at the library and university level and take a leadership role in local, state and national/international library and academic societies and organizations. Librarians are expected to share expertise and results of research with other information professionals via development of new technologies, publication in refereed journals, poster sessions and presentations at professional meetings. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To review a complete job description and/or apply, go to

Apply to posting #0010782. Closing Date: June 28th, 2013. OSU is an AA/EOE, and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.

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