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Administrative Associate
Digital Library Federation

Description: The Digital Library Federation seeks an individual with strong organizational and inter-personal skills to fulfill a range of administrative tasks for a small, lively, distributed organization.

Position Duties and Descriptions

  • Provide range of administrative, meeting, and travel support to Executive Director
  • Responsible for daily email and telephone coverage for queries to the DLF
  • Set up initiative meetings and conference calls convened by DLF.
  • Work with Director of Finance to maintain accurate records of DLF expenses.
  • Attend CLIR/DLF staff meetings.
  • Assist with quarterly DLF newsletter, working with the Newsletter Editor
  • Update the databases for the DLF registries of contact information, digital collections, and technical reports.
  • Help maintain portions of the DLF website [HTML training will be provided]
  • Post messages as required to DLF electronic mailing lists.
  • Help design, streamline, and maintain DLF files/archives.

Qualifications: Must have good organizational, oral and written communication skills. Experience in a similar position desirable. Basic experience with a computer desktop database program such as Filemaker Pro or MS Access, and with MS Office, essential.

About The Digital Library Federation: DLF is a 37-member consortium of libraries and related agencies that are pioneering in the use of electronic-information technologies to extend their collections and services. The DLF provides leadership for libraries by identifying standards and "best practices" for digital collections and network access; coordinating leading-edge research-and-development in libraries' use of electronic-information technology; and incubating projects and services that libraries need but cannot develop individually.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience; full benefits.

Application: letters, curriculum vitae, and reference list should be addressed to:

David Seaman
Executive Director, Digital Library Federation
Council on Library and Information Resources
1755 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: 202-939-4762
e-mail: dseaman@clir.org

DLF encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.

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