Digital Imaging Technologist

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Created: February 24, 2014


Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation's greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Web and Digital Services Specialist, the Digital Imaging Technologist provides technical support for digital library projects and services. These include digital systems, creation of digital information content, digitization and transfer of analog content, and archiving of digital files.

Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:
  • Providing digital content to the Library's digital repository, image collections, website,and archival collections;
  • Working with Digital Content Management Work Group to plan and coordinate digital archiving;
  • Creating and preparing images for the Library's image collection;
  • Assisting in the organization and storage of digitized materials as well as the preparation of images for upload to the digital asset management system.
  • This is a part-time (20 hours) PSSA Clerical Union position.

A Bachelor's degree (preferably in Art History, Architecture, or a related field) from an accredited institution of higher education is required as well as, 1-2 years of experience with digital collections. Basic to intermediate knowledge of photography is necessary. Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge of digitization standards, processes, and workflows. Basic knowledge of metadata creation and structure for digital collections is required as well as strong attention to detail with a high level of organizational and time management skills. Demonstrable computing skills such as Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Drupal, and Shared Shelf are necessary to be successful in this position.

1 - 2 years of experience with digital asset management systems is preferred.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.

Application Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references.


Published: Monday, February 24, 2014 22:39 UTC

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