The Digital and Web Services Librarian is an innovative and service-oriented librarian who provides leadership, direction, and expertise in the design and development of an evolving library web presence to enhance the learning and skills development within the SIAST community. This position will serve as a developer and administrator for the Library website, web applications, social media, and mobile interfaces, and will coordinate and oversee ongoing development of the Library’s web services. To further the library’s mission and increase and enhance access to library resources and services he/she will share in providing leadership and responsibilities in the identification, assessment, and implementation of emerging technologies.
The Digital and Web Services librarian will have responsibility for the integrity, organization, and currency of the SIAST library web presence. The librarian will also provide training and guidance to website content editors across the library and create user-orientated documentation and reference guides to enable them to easily perform web-related functions; this includes ensuring that best practices for web content writing are followed. The librarian will: conduct training seminars and user group information sessions addressing website maintenance and policies, use of new technologies, etc.; provide support for library areas in organizing and presenting information. This librarian also coordinates digitization projects library-wide, works with other librarians in setting standards for the creation of content and metadata, and represents the library to other groups around SIAST. This position will conduct usability testing and focus groups to assess the effectiveness of these services, will also serve as liaison to program areas and is expected to work collegially with the library and SIAST community.
To see a more detailed job posting and to apply, go to: http://www.siast.sk.ca/careers/opportunities/pdfs/WC%20-12-13-087%20Digital%20and%20Web%20Services%20Librarian-%20Repost.pdf