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#91198 Project Management For Digital Collections

Filing Deadline: Fri 12/22/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/7/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Responsible for digital library project management, including but not limited to project milestone tracking, budget management, timeline development, in-house digitization and QA/QC processes. Participates actively in DLDP staff meetings, the Digital Library Operations Group, and other groups as needed.

Responsible for grant-funded digital collection activities. Tracks grant funding opportunities and works with the Digital Collection Group, the Digital Steering Committee and others to coordinate grant applications. Provides project management for grant-funded projects as workload allows.

Oversees communication, promotion and assessment activities related to digital collections. Coordinates these endeavors with the Communication and Engagement Program, Digital User Services Program, and others. Working with project stakeholders, develops promotional materials in keeping with project objectives and other project capstone activities. Plans for and participates in appropriate outreach and promotion activities. Collaboratively manages assessment activities, including the development and execution of user surveys, focus groups, and other assessment tools. Works closely with the DLDP and other program directors to select and implement assessment activities tailored to overall assessment goals.


  • Experience working with digitization / digital library projects for academic libraries.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills, ability to balance multiple projects and to develop procedures and workflows for each project.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to convey critical timelines and dependencies to project stakeholders and contributors. Strong attention to detail with respect to identifying, tracking and communicating project budgets, objectives, milestones and challenges.

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to address highly complex or specialized solutions.

  • Advanced interpersonal skills to deal with a variety of people and situations, including providing guidance and leadership to other library professionals.

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UC San Diego Library
Hiring Salary Range
$4,075.00 - $6,300.00 / Month
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri