Statewide Digitization Initiatives Coordinator - Library Consultant
Organization:Library of Michigan
Possession of a master's degree in library science.
Library Consultant 12
One year of administrative or consultative, professional, librarian experience.
Library Consultant P13
Two years of administrative or consultative, professional, librarian experience, including one year equivalent to a Library Consultant 12.
Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for the position can be found in the full position description available online.
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This is a newly established Library Consultant position with the Library of Michigan (LM), an office of the State of Michigan's Department of Education. The position provides consultation on digitization of materials to libraries and related organizations throughout Michigan and participates as a team member for Library Development (LD) Unit within LM.
The position collaborates with LD staff and outside organizations to ensure implementation and success of both LD and LM programs and services. Coordinates statewide activities for the LM, within LD unit, including programs and initiatives directed at digitization of library and/or cultural heritage institutions (CHI) collections. Provides consultation, training, and educational resources to support digitization projects for the library and cultural heritage organization community. Collaborates with partners both inside and outside state government to accomplish goals around digitization and preservation programs and activities.
The position provides input to the Library Development Manager and the Library Management Team on statewide library issues. Represents the Library of Michigan within the department, in state, and at national level; participates in pertinent professional associations and acquires continuing education essential to carry out job responsibilities.