DescriptionReporting to the Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections, the Digital Asset Coordinator leads and oversees the development and execution of strategies for the management of digital assets for Special Collections. Such responsibilities include the planning, coordination, and implementation of workflows and policies for the accessioning, processing, description, and preservation of digital content, including born-digital records. The position also supports wider Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives by assisting in archiving digital content.
Among its responsibilities, the Digital Asset Coordinator leads in the planning, coordination, and execution of effective and sustainable workflows for the management and preservation of Special Collections digital assets, including born-digital records. This position works collaboratively with curators, other staff, vendors, and/or researchers to coordinate and support Special Collections’ digital projects; support the archiving and preservation of Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives. This position provides outreach, reference, and operational support to faculty, students, and researchers and works with Libraries staff and University departments to ensure proper stewardship and enhanced use of Libraries’ materials. The position also monitors advances in professional standards and systems for the management and preservation of digital content, exploring and proposing new technology and methods to meet archive and user needs when appropriate.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.wustl.edu. Reference job # 33892. For full consideration, attach a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references (including e-mail & phone number). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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Published: Thursday, July 7, 2016 16:43 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC