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Director, Digital Curation

As the Director, Digital Curation, you will join a growing team of innovative individuals who contribute to achieving the strategic goals of Special Collections. In this newly established position, you will provide leadership in the areas of access, preservation, and discovery of digital resources. 

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative librarians, curators, and archivists with a passion for both learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Library faculty are actively engaged in the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop collaborations with faculty, researchers, students, and community partners.  

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-MLIS or Master’s in a related disciplines
  • Professional archives/library experience
  • Proven leadership and management excellence
  • Experience processing born-digital collections and ability to provide digital preservation services
  • Knowledge of metadata standards and controlled vocabularies
  • Aptitude for converting materials from analog to digital formats and knowledge of relevant archival standards

A successful Director, Digital Curation will possess strong organizational and leadership skills; excellent communication ability; collegiality and excellent interpersonal skills; and an appreciation for diverse constituencies.

You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous holiday schedule and leave accrual. You will be offered start-up funding for research or travel, have access to a comprehensive communication team to help develop and deliver your message, and have the flexibility to cultivate programming from the ground up. 

There is a target hire date of December 4, 2017, but application review continues until position is filled. For consideration of your application materials, you should apply through the University’s website at

Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. Hiring contingent upon available funding.