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DescriptionThe Digital Services Librarian is a redefined position located at the Hargis Library at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS). This position will work closely with the Hargis Library Director, the VIMS and library communities to plan, organize and implement library services and fulfill the research and information needs of the Institute’s research and academic clients. The Digital Services Librarian will assist in the evolution of the Hargis Library and information services for an active community of scholars and scientists.
Established in 1940, VIMS is located at the mouth of the York River and is among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. The Gloucester Point campus is approximately 13 miles southeast of the Williamsburg campus of the College of William & Mary. 
The Digital Services Librarian will develop, promote and maintain the Institute’s presence in the institutional and archival repositories.  Working in collaboration with the William & Mary Libraries Digital Services Advisory Group, the incumbent will serve as a campus facilitator in these and future digital services and projects.  He/she will develop strong relationships with the VIMS campus community to determine digital scholarship and data management needs, build awareness and support for the management and preservation of digital publications and materials, including research data, and encourage participation in these initiatives. He/she will provide instruction, outreach and consultation services for digital services and projects, and educate users about open access, author’s rights and scholarly publishing issues and emerging developments, especially those relevant in the sciences.  The ideal candidate will be committed to professional development, and enjoy being emerged in the vibrant communities of both VIMS and The College of William & Mary.   
This is a non-tenure professional faculty position with a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. Benefits include 24 days of annual leave per year in addition to 12 paid holidays.
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check. Qualified applicants please apply here:
Required Qualifications:
MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent. (conferred prior to appointment);
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
Demonstrated awareness of trends in digital scholarship, scholarly communications, open access and digital library initiatives. 
 Preferred Qualifications: 
Academic background in the sciences;
Desire to lead instruction and work collaboratively;
Experience multi-tasking and prioritizing;
Experience with GIS, data visualization and other digital tools;
Knowledge of one or more digital repository systems.