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    Sam Houston State University
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    DIGITAL RESOURCES LIBRARIAN SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY Huntsville, Texas JOB DESCRIPTION: Tenure-track, assistant professor, 12-month position. Sam Houston State University library is looking for an innovative and dynamic individual to provide leadership in planning, selection and organizing digital projects within the library and university. Creates digital collections for applications such as photographic collections, archives, manuscripts music and video; develops guidelines for access and use. Supervises the training of staff and students in imaging technology using SIRSI's Hyperion digital archive software, image editing software and other digitization software and hardware; familiarity with metadata standards. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement projects. Good organization skills and an aptitude for complex analytical and detailed work. Our campus of 13,000 students is located 50 minutes north of Houston in Huntsville, Texas. The Digital Resources Librarian participates in reference rotation, assumes collection development responsibilities for assigned subject areas, and is involved with library teams and other professional/scholarly activities in keeping with university faculty guidelines. REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution. Experience with creation and/or management of digital objects in various formats. Knowledge of and ability to use computer information technologies, especially, digital image technologies, effectively. Experience with web page development and design. SALARY: Minimum salary of $35,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience. SHSU is an EEO/AAP employer. APPLY: Please send a resume and letter of interest including the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references to: Linda Meyer, Chair, Digital Resources Librarian Search Committee, Box 2179, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341.

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