From: Dave Price <djp@se...> - 2002-11-22 16:12:06
Oxford University Library Services
Systems & Electronic Resources Service
Head of Oxford Digital Library
Academic Related Grade 5, Salary =A335,251 - =A339,958 p.a.
With the recent departure of the first Head of Oxford Digital Library,=20
Dr Norbert Lossau, to take up the post of University Librarian at=20
Bielefeld, we are now seeking to appoint his successor.
The Oxford Digital Library has recently been established as a key=20
component in the implementation of a comprehensive e-strategy for=20
Oxford University Library Services. Three major objectives have been:=20
the conversion of the Bodleian Photographic Studio into an on-demand=20
digitization service; new support for teaching and research activities;
and a significant production stream of digitized material, based on=20
Oxford's traditional holdings.
The Head of Oxford Digital Library is responsible for the planning,=20
development and management of the Oxford Digital Library. We seek an=20
exceptional individual with considerable knowledge and experience of=20
digital resource management, research libraries and their needs, and=20
the wide range of technical, managerial, legal and financial issues of=20
creating, delivering and preserving scholarly digital material. S/he=20
should have the energy and vision to direct the formation of the Oxford
Digital Library rapidly and effectively, and should be capable of=20
representing the Oxford University Library Services at the very highest
To discuss this post informally, please telephone David Price, +44 1865
Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from Melanie=20
Mclellan, Systems & Electronic Resources Service, Oxford University=20
Library Services, SERS Building, Osney Mead, Oxford OX2 0ES, (Tel: +44=20
1865 280040; Fax: +44 1865 204937; Email:=20
melanie.mclellan@... ), or from=20
http://www.sers.ox.ac.uk/vacancies/. The closing date for completed=20
applications is 23rd December 2003.