Digital Archivist

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Created: November 1, 2012


The Digital Archivist will play a key role in collecting, organizing, and making available, accessible digital resources relating to the creative assets and history of the organization. This individual is a service-oriented archivist who will help with the design, development, and implementation of a digital and video archive and record management program.

Essential Job Functions:

Design and develop a technical infrastructure for the digital repository and monitor digitization trends and developments
Oversee the adoption, implementation, and review of new technologies and methods to ensure quality of cataloging, metadata, and access to library services
Provide expertise on issues related to archival descriptive standards, intellectual property right, digital conversion of archival material and metadata creation
Upload and tag documents, projects, and images
Aid in production of marketing assets by finding appropriate photos/footage and archiving all photos/footage for future use
Develop, maintain, and provide enhancements to digital library applications to ensure effective and efficient delivery of library digital resources and services
Ensure all assets have corresponding licenses and right-to-use waivers also digitally stored, organized, and up-to-date
Serve as daily digital asset resource for various departments, teams, and projects
Perform original cataloging as needed
Keep current with trends in web and digital library technologies
Anticipate the photo/footage needs for the project
Assist with continued development and support of overall WWP brand

The employee’s job functions include but are not limited to those mentioned above.

Required Skills
Working knowledge of data storage and manipulation
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Strong visual eye
Highly motivated, passionate, and creative team player
Diligent, able to troubleshoot, problem-solve, and prioritize
Must be able to effectively handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Some travel required
Excellent customer service skills
Required Experience
A bachelor's degree in a media related field or technical discipline and four (4) years of applicable experience in media services, archival, or related fields; or 8 years specified experience will be considered. Proficiency in using computers and media-related software required. Experience using different modules of integrated library systems. Photoshop or other post-processing software experience a plus.

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