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Digital Library Federation
Description: The Digital Library Federation seeks a
lively, committed individual to fill this critical component of our small
central staff. The Program Associate performs both a support and a catalytic
role, sharing several tasks with the Executive Director and taking
responsibility for others. On-job training is available and expected.
Position Duties and Descriptions
- Responsibility, with the Executive Director, for
supporting, administering, and participating in the various working groups
and initiatives we run.
- Ability to represent the Executive Director at events and
meetings when needed.
- Primary responsibility to run the organizational side of
our semi-annual DLF Forums
Publication and Outreach
- Support for the various XML-based publishing enterprises;
shares responsibility for the website updating and for the preparation of
master documents for xhtml, PDF and print-on-demand publishing.
- Role in increasing the outreach to our members and in
increasing the visibility of our work beyond the membership
- Opportunity to write articles for CLIR, DLF, and other
publications on specific DLF initiatives
Qualifications: An advanced degree and a
library background are highly desirable, as are demonstrable organizational
skills, and evidence of strong oral and written communication skills.
Location: Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.
Travel: The job requires a willingness to travel, to attend DLF
Forums, DLF initiative meetings, and digital library conferences.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience;
Application: letters, curriculum vitae, and
reference list should be addressed to:
Executive Director, Digital Library Federation
Council on Library and Information Resources
1755 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
DLF encourages applications
from women and underrepresented groups.