Digital Production Coordinator

New Orleans, Louisiana
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Created: February 9, 2021



The Digital Production Coordinator provides primary oversight for Tulane University Libraries' digitization processes and creation and maintenance of digital collections and objects in the Tulane Digital Repository (TDR). This position reports to the Head of Digital Scholarship and Initiatives. The Digital Production Coordinator is responsible for the digitization of analog-format materials and the ingest of digital files. This position manages the Tulane University Digital Library and Theses and Dissertations Archive. The position actively works with collection administrators; the Digital Production Coordinator supervises, mentors, and evaluates professional staff.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated proficiency with digitization of analog materials and using digital image manipulation software

  • Familiarity with photography and lighting

  • Knowledge of discovery and administrative metadata standards, particularly MODS and Dublin Core

  • Proficient with scripting and programming languages such as XML, PHP, Perl, Shell, XHTML, and/or CSS

  • Core Technology Competency Level III (

  • Documented proficiency with current and emerging technologies and their application in academic libraries

  • Familiarity with journal and ETD publishing and peer review

  • Knowledge of quality control as applied to digitization projects in an academic environment

  • Proficiency in hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising

  • Proficiency in project management

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills


Required Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent with 6 years of directly related experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years of experience in an academic library or other digital production work with metadata

  • Experience using Islandora, Drupal, Open Journal Systems, and WordPress

  • Proficiency with Phase One cameras and Capture One software

  • Experience with usability studies

  • Awareness of copyright laws and rights management issues in a digital environment


Compensation Information

This position is assigned to pay grade P3.26. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane as well as our Benefits and Pay. See our Candidate Resources to learn more about our hiring process and what to expect.


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Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.


Published: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 17:39 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 17:39 UTC