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 our Multi-Platform Applications Product Manager, you’ll help reshape the world of library lending and e-books to help build innovative discovery, data, and platform solutions and our SimplyE and Open eBooks mobile and web applications. Working with NYPL and coordinating scope and needs of national libraries, you’ll be building a robust application that helps communities and libraries far beyond NYC. Working at the main NYPL branch location (of Ghostbusters fame), you'll experience the pleasure of working full-time on this open-source product while enjoying a healthy work-life balance.
Reporting to the Director, Digital Products (DDP), you will work with stakeholders, designers, and the engineering team to define scope, negotiate product delivery timelines, establish product priorities and long-term goals, drive timely launches, and communicate to different teams including library stakeholders and users.
The Multi-Platform Applications Product Manager is accountable for:
Reporting to the Director of Digital Products, the Multi-Platform Applications Product Maanger will: