Position Description: Reporting to the Head of the Digital Library Program (HDLP), the Digital Assets Coordinator (DAC) designs, directs, and undertakes digital asset management and programming related to digital asset preparation, ingest, and auditing. The DAC reviews content files and associated metadata for quality, completeness and organization in preparation for ingest into the Library's digital asset management systems (DAMSs). The DAC develops programming scripts to facilitate efficient and comprehensive processes related to both migrating digital assets and metadata from legacy systems and ingesting new digital collections. The DAC audits collections both in advance of ingest and after ingest to ensure all files are present and valid. The DAC completes the development of an accessions workflow tracking system in the Library's instance of Atlassian Jira. The DAC provides functional direction and training to programmer/analysts and supervises student employees working in support of the digital asset management and publication goals of the Digital Library Program. The DAC is responsible for developing and advocating for effective and complete accessibility and optimized content delivery for research and use. The DAC develops and innovates methods and automation to routinize and then improve digital publishing.
The UCLA Digital Library Program (DLP) serves as the catalyst for the creation, management, and delivery of digital content in support of the UCLA Library mission and goals. DLP provides for the storage and dissemination of digital objects, including text, images, audio, and video in their various digital manifestations and combinations. The UCLA Library provides a web presence for digital collections and projects, and provides storage, backup, and digital preservation support for all digital content accepted into, or developed by the Library. The DLP manages growing collections, which currently contain 2.8 million digital assets, including text, images, video, and audio. DLP staff collaborate with faculty and instructional and research units across campus as well as national and international partners to develop integrated and innovative platforms and environments that provide a solid foundation for instructional and research activities.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.