NYPL Digital is the department responsible for the digital transformation of the Library in order to facilitate the successful transition to the delivery of core patron-facing services through digital platforms. Success will be achieved by the development of an affordable, scalable and achievable long-term plan comprising Infrastructure, Policies, Processes and the management of an appropriately motivated and skilled workforce to guarantee digital Preservation, Discovery and Access to the materials, assets and other resources provided by the Library, to all patrons in accordance with its stated mission and values.
As a key member of the Digital team, the Scrum Master will work closely and in collaboration with multiple scrum teams, product and UX to deliver the Library’s digital eReading transformational strategy. Applying best practices, the individual will advocate agile practices and principles while advancing and coaching the teams in the SCRUM adoption and practices. Building high performing scrum teams, the Scrum Master will deliver exceptional products and programs that will delight the Library’s patrons. An exciting opportunity to be located in a historical building, and to be part of a team that will drive transformational change that will continue to secure the Library’s mission for years to come.
The passionate and self driven Scrum Master will lead and coach the scrum teams to deliver multiple transformational projects. The Scrum Master will be adept at delivering complex digital projects through the entire product development life cycle, while motivating and removing impediments for the scrum teams. Furthermore, creating an environment for high performing teams.
The main responsibilities of the post are: