Friday, January 11, 2008

NC ECHO Project Manager - State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

NC ECHO Project Manager
State Library of North Carolina,Raleigh, North Carolina
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 01/11/08
Deadline: 02/06/08

NC ECHO Project Manager
This position is the NC ECHO (North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online) Project Manager. Plans, coordinates & implements a statewide program to encourage the use of digital technologies to provide access to the State’s cultural heritage resources; establishes & maintains partner relationships with cultural heritage entities statewide; consults & provides technical assistance to partners on digitization & online presentation of cultural heritage resources, with consultation on issues of collection, preservation, processing, & description where appropriate; works with libraries, archives, museums, historic sites & interested parties statewide & beyond to encourage best practices & use of standards in digitization; assists in managing statewide grant programs designed to support digitization of cultural heritage resources; oversees continuing education initiatives; supervises 4 project staff; serves a convener of statewide project advisory committee. Some overnight travel required. Applicants should have a vision for developing broad & effective digital access to statewide cultural heritage resources. Applicant should have knowledge of: program management & evaluation; use of digital technologies to provide access to information; metadata standards including MARC, Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, & METS; continuing education program development & administration; budget management; grant program development, grant writing & review; strategic & long-range planning; public outreach & marketing. Applicant should have the ability to communicate effectively with library, archives & museum professionals as well as others with little or no expertise. Applicant should have excellent skills in time management, multitasking, teamwork, critical thinking & analysis, written & oral communication, & public presentation. A Master’s degree in Library Science and three years experience as a librarian including two years in a supervisory capacity, or as a librarian consultant; or graduation from a four-year college or university supplemented by 30 semester hours in library science and five years experience as a librarian including three years in a supervisory capacity or as a librarian consultant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer additional directly related education, training, & experience as specified in the above description.

Application and contact information is provided at this link: 0004-104&printit=no

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