Digital Projects Librarian, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Position Summary: Reporting to the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digital Projects Librarian will be responsible for the long-term preservation of FAU’s digital collections in the Florida Digital Archive. The desired candidate will have an understanding of emergent and best practices, standards, issues, and trends relating to digital initiatives in an academic library environment. The primary responsibility of this candidate will be the long-term preservation of existing FAU digital content files using the Florida Digital Archives web ingest platform and FTP server to send submission information packages. Experience should reflect the ability to create and edit METs and XML files used to create packages.

The Digital Projects Librarian will handle day-to-day production tasks and ensure the smooth running of the open journal publishing platform. Key tasks include assisting with the submission system, managing and providing quality control for electronic files accepted for publication, creating keywords, abstracts, and indexing data, and updating journal webpages. Experience should reflect use of open source publishing software and familiarity with creating and editing HTML webpage files.

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