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Digital Curation Librarian

Qatar National Library Job Vacancy at Digital Curation Librarian in Qatar

Digital Curation Librarian Jobs 2023 in Qatar :- Digital Curation Librarian has publish a notification on career page for the recruitment of Qatar National Library Post in Qatar location. Candidates who are eligible for the post of Qatar National Library can apply on before last date without getting late.

Comapny Name Qatar National Library 
Name of Post Digital Curation Librarian
Salary QAR 10,400.00 per month
Job Location Qatar
Job type Qatar Jobs

Digital Curation Librarian Jobs in Qatar 2023 Full Job Descripation

Key Result Areas:

Development, operation, and maintenance

  • Develop, document, operate, and maintain relevant digital workflow (or part thereof), including preparation of Submission Information Package (SIP), monitoring and reporting on ingest status, and troubleshoot ingest issues in the QNL Digital Preservation System and the Institutional Repository.
  • Develop, operate, and maintain processes for periodically checking and troubleshooting issues related to integrity of Archival Information Packages (AIPs) in the QNL Digital Preservation System.
  • Develop, operate, and maintain workflows for preparing and delivering Dissemination Information Package (DIPs) from the QNL Digital Preservation Systems to other relevant systems as needed.
  • Develop, operate, and maintain processes (including metrics and methods) for assessing (automated where feasible) quality of large collections of digital content, including content and metadata provided by other library departments and external partners (e.g. international digitisation projects and partnerships).
  • Prepare and maintain metadata requirements and crosswalks, facilitate cooperation with other relevant QNL departments, when necessary, to ensure metadata interoperability across library services, including digital content platforms.
  • Advise and support the Head of Digital Curation, Preservation and Access in ensuring the long-term accessibility of QNL digital assets.

Collaboration and teamwork

  • Collaborate and follow up with the digitization and cataloguing departments to ensure that appropriate technical and descriptive metadata is captured and assigned to digitized items.
  • Mentor and instruct other departments of QNL with guidance on metadata quality, schemas, thesauri, and other aspects of best practices for describing contents of diverse digital collections
  • Cooperate with QNL external digitisation projects partners to develop requirements and best practices for describing contents of digitised collections
  • Cooperate with relevant stakeholders to ensure that metadata provided for specific collections are sufficient to deliver high quality digital services for end users
  • Participate in teamwork and committees as needed

Documentation and training

  • Contribute to the development of policies and processes related to digital preservation, web archiving, file format, and metadata curation.
  • Provide written reports, assessments, analytics, and documentation as needed and upon request
  • Develop and deliver training related to digital curation, preservation, and scholarship.

Personal development and miscellaneous

  • Keep abreast of developments, trends, and issues in areas of responsibility.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and conduct special projects as assigned.
  • Other reasonable tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 2-5 years of relevant full-time work experience.
  • MLS or equivalent advanced degree in library or information science or MSc in computing science or similar
  • Strong track record in the field of digital cultural heritage including at least 3 years working with digital collections metadata
  • Strong demonstratable knowledge of metadata mapping or crosswalk
  • Very good experience of developing technical processes and workflows, preferably using a programming language, such as Python
  • Very good experience working with JSON, XML, XML, editors and mapping tools, preferably also XSLT
  • Strong and demonstrable knowledge of digital library and metadata standards, such as METS, MODS, PREMIS, Dublin Core, EAD, RDF and Linked Data, MARC
  • Very good familiarity with copyright and licensing issues pertaining to digital material and research data
  • Strong experience of delivering training to end users
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communications and to articulate ideas clearly and concisely; Arabic proficiency is an advantage
  • Very good experience of using Windows and Linux operating systems

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