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Digital Initiatives Librarian, Visiting Faculty

Eunice and James L. West library is a collaborative team that works closely with other library departments and campus faculty. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will coordinate the vision, planning, implementation, and maintenance of the library’s digital programs, including digital collections, digitization, digital preservation, digital scholarship as well as Open Educational Resources implementation and support on campus. This position will also coordinate and support the development, maintenance, and management of the repositories needed to deliver the library’s digital platform. This librarian will perform outreach and instruction to the campus community regarding the library’s digital initiatives and programs, oversee the TXWES Maker Lab, and serve as library liaison to faculty. The library’s digital repository is housed on the Quartex digital platform and Special Collection resources use Archives Space  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and maintain the library’s digital collections and scholarship repository 
  • Manage digital collections: establishing, implementing/updating, interpreting, and enforcing policies and procedures and setting departmental digitization and electronic collection priorities in fulfillment of West Library goals 
  • Create digital exhibits highlighting the library’s special collections and campus initiatives 
  • Create and manage workflow documentation related to Digitization projects 
  • Follow best practices to digitize the University’s archival collections and assist with coordinating the library’s digital initiatives for global use  
  • Develop and support the University Open Educational Resource (OER) Initiatives 
  • Work collaboratively with other library departments 
  • Engage with faculty and students to secure content, create new partnerships, and advise on fair use and copyright law. Participates in student training and orientations. Create an education program for subject liaisons to promote the digital repository to all campus units 
  • Supervise and train staff members working in the TXWES Maker Lab to use and maintain equipment 
  • Maintain equipment in the TXWES Maker Lab including regular cleaning and maintenance tasks, identifying and troubleshooting issues, and updating software 
  • Commitment to professional development and engagement in scholarly activities and service to professional organizations 
  • Serve on library and campus committees and fully participate as an active member of a highly collaborative, team-based organization 
  • Weekly reference assistance for students either at the reference desk or online via the Ask a Librarian chat 
  • Engage in the University’s institutional effectiveness process including annual planning and outcomes assessment, applying effective methods of evaluation and continuous improvement as related to the library 
  • Other duties as assigned 
Position: Digital Initiatives Librarian, Visiting Faculty
Organization: Texas Wesleyan University Library
Location: Fort Worth,  TX 
United States
Salary: $50,000 to $53,000 Annually
Posting Start Date: 4/3/2023
Date Posted: 4/3/2023

Education, Certificates and /or Licenses: 

  • Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information science from an American Library Association accredited program 


  • At least 1-3 years experience with digital collections management.  

  • One year of supervisory experience. 


  • 1-3 years of professional experience working with digital archives, digital repositories, and/or Special Collections  

  • 1-3 years of project management experience. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of digitization processes, life cycle management of digital assets, metadata schema, authority control, controlled vocabularies, and relevant descriptive standards. 

  • Demonstrated relevant experience with metadata work on digital projects 

  • Experience supporting Open Educational Resources  

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, management, supervisory, and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion, and ability to engage effectively with a broad spectrum of culturally diverse groups. 

  • Experience with grant-writing and/or managing grant-funded projects 

  • 1 year of experience working with 3d printing, laser cutting, vinyl cutter and/or other maker lab equipment 

    To be fully considered submit your application by April 28, 2023.

    Follow this link to fill out the application and attach the required documents.

  • Texas Wesleyan University Portal | Visiting Faculty Digital Initiatives Librarian (peopleadmin.com)

  • Required documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement (Please upload in the required documents - Portfolio section)
  • Transcripts
Status: This listing expires on: 6/2/2023
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Texas Wesleyan University Library
1201 Wesleyan Street

Fort Worth,  TX 76105
United States
(817) 531-4821
Sheri Parker