Lafayette College Libraries, winner of the 2014 American Library Association Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, is nationally recognized for its leadership modeling innovative approaches to digital scholarship in a liberal arts college setting. The Department of Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) at Lafayette College Libraries seeks a curious, ambitious Digital Repository Librarian eager to grow professionally in the dynamic field of open-source digital repository implementation. As a Samvera partner institution, Lafayette College Libraries is committed to the values of open-source software development for academic libraries and digital scholarship. We are currently in the process of migrating our digital assets from an Islandora framework to a Samvera framework. The faculty-status position of Digital Repository Librarian comes with excellent professional development support.
An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science, or an advanced degree in a related field
Experience and/or a willingness to learn in the following areas:
This is a full-time, 12-month position. Lafayette College offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package as compensation.
Lafayette College is located in Easton, PA, 70 miles west of New York City, 60 miles north of Philadelphia, and 35 miles south of the scenic Pocono Mountains. Overlooking the Delaware River, Easton offers direct access to the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, including the D & L Canal Trail for biking and hiking. As part of the culturally vibrant Lehigh Valley with neighboring cities Bethlehem and Allentown, Easton is home to a dynamic restaurant culture, annual festivals, a historic farmers’ market, and arts institutions such as the Karl Stirner Arts Trail.
For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing job qualifications and the names of three professional references to Anne Houston, Dean of Libraries, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/45519. Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.