Digital Project Librarian

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Created: June 9, 2014


Scope of Job

To manage daily operations related to the digitization, cataloging, classification, and access of archival materials.

Description of Duties
  • Creates, manages and organizes digitization projects.
  • Catalogs and classifies digitized print, audio-visual and oral history.
  • Creates and maintains a website for the digitized items.
  • Seeks permission for copyrighted material for digitizing.
  • Works in collaboration with other area libraries and museums for digitization of some archival collections.
  • Writes grant in collaboration with other area libraries and museums.
  • Supervises assigned full and part time staff.
  • Participates in various library committees.
  • Attends workshops and conferences related to digitization projects.
  • Works on collection development for subject area(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received
General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given
Direct supervision of all assigned staff.

Required Education
Master’s degree from an ALA accredited university in Library and Information Science.

Preferred Education


Required Experience
One (1) year of experience in digitizing and handling archival materials. Knowledge of writing and administrating grants. Strong knowledge of computer use in regards to classifying and preserving materials online.

Preferred Experience

Use of standard office equipment. Knowledge of how to use scanners and software to save the created images. Knowledge of creating and maintaining web pages.

Working Conditions
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment.

May be required to work night and/ or weekends. Some travel might be required. Organizational abilities to manage diverse and simultaneous projects. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Physical Capabilities

Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience

Position Available Date 07/01/2014

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