[Eril-l] Job Posting: Digital Strategies Librarian

Lachelle Smith smithlc at cua.edu
Tue Dec 7 11:58:33 PST 2021

[apologies for cross-posting]

Good afternoon,

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is seeking a
bright, innovative digital solutions engineer to join the tech services
team as the Digital Strategies Librarian in Manhattan, NY. User-oriented
candidates who enjoy learning, exploring, and collaborating with others,
are encouraged to apply.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Digital Strategies Librarian will be stationed at
the Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse in Manhattan, NY. Typical job duties
may include, but are not limited to, the tasks listed below. Assigned tasks
may be changed to accommodate workload and organizational needs.

• Assist in the creation of digital collections by identifying digitization
projects, creating and uploading digital objects, and managing metadata.
• Participate in the design, creation, and maintenance of websites and
other digital applications.
• Work with library colleagues, diverse patron groups, and other
stakeholders to develop strategies for improving the discoverability of,
and engagement with, library resources and special collections.
• Assist in the production of multimedia projects, including videos and
interactive exhibits.
• Catalog and classify print and digital materials; maintain online catalog.
• Assist with acquisition-related tasks as needed.
• Attend occasional special events outside of regular business hours.

The Digital Strategies Librarian will report to the Head of Tech Services

• Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited
• Minimum of one year of experience in library technical services or
archives; prior experience with digital collections or archives development
a plus.
• Knowledge of the MARC cataloging format and/or other non-MARC metadata
standards (e.g.
Dublin Core).
• Familiarity with platforms used to host digital collections or digital
exhibits (e.g. CollectiveAccess, Omeka, ContentDM), and/or content
management systems (e.g., WordPress, Drupal).
• Interest in video production or storytelling, or willingness to learn, a
• Willingness to learn new technologies, experience with web programming
and design a plus.
• Flexibility, self-motivation, and a strong interest in joining a
collaborative work environment.

See the announcement attached. Also, here is the link to the posting:

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Date: Tue, Dec 7, 2021 at 2:13 PM
Subject: [slisalum-l] Can I post a job ad?
To: <slisalum-l at cua.edu>

Good afternoon!

I'm a 2009 CUA SLIS grad. My employer has a current opening for a digital
strategies librarian in NYC. Do you think you could send the ad to your

I've attached the PDF of the position description. Here is the link to the
same document: https://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/docs/Jobs/FY22-02.pdf

Thanks very much!


Lachelle C. Smith, M.Ed, MSLIS
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