Northeastern University: Digital Library Manager

Northeastern University

Position: Digital Library Manager

Deadline Date: Application requested by December 1, 2009

Northeastern University seeks applications from and nominations for energetic, creative, and self-motivated individuals to join its newly re-energized, service-oriented, and forward-looking Library team.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources, the Digital Library Manager will build an integrated digital library program, providing vision and leadership in the creation and delivery of digital content and the infrastructure to sustain it. A newly-created position, the Manager will work closely and collaboratively with senior administrators, Archives and Special Collections, technical services and systems staff, and others to ensure fast-paced development of digital library initiatives which build on existing success, respond to the needs of the University community, and align with collections and preservation priorities. These include the digitization of special collections and other library and campus materials in text, image and video formats, the further development of digital repository systems to preserve and make accessible the intellectual output of the University, and the implementation of discovery tools related to these initiatives.

Applications received by December 1, 2009 will receive first consideration, though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, visit:, where there are details of the position's responsibilities, the University's outstanding benefits, and of the salary range associated with this position. For more information on the position, and to nominate candidates, contact Will Wakeling, Dean of University Libraries,

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University, and welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.