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Digital Production Coordinator, Maryland Province Archives - Georgetown University Library
The Digital Production Coordinator for the Maryland Province Archives is a two-year term position within the Digital Services Unit at the Georgetown University Library. This position will assist the Library in its fulfillment of the recommendations put forth by the University's Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation by serving as a core team member on the reprocessing and digitization of the Maryland Province Archives project by overseeing the digitization of materials in the collection.
Reports to the Head of the Digital Services Unit, The Digital Production Coordinator will have duties that include but are not limited to:
Responsible for digitizing archival materials that fall within the parameters of the Maryland Province Archives and its related collections.
Publish materials in DigitalGeorgetown , the Library's digital collections and institutional repository, and ingest materials into the Library's digital preservation system.
Supervise the work of student employees and provide guidance and training to students to ensure they properly handle rare and fragile archival collections and digitize materials according to established workflows and best-practices.
Assist with the documentation of project procedures and workflows, and contribute to reports on project progress.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of digital object file formats, imaging techniques and specifications, and digitization software programs
Familiarity with digital conversion technologies and software programs
Experience with repository or digital object management, large-scale digitization projects, or digital initiatives
Experience handling rare and fragile archival materials in a variety of formats
Experience using image manipulation software
Ability to work individually and collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to meet strict deadlines and adhere to project timelines
Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Knowledge of metadata schemas for digital and archival objects including Dublin Core, MARC, and EAD
Experience working on multi-year and/or grant-funded projects
Knowledge of digital preservation standards and best-practices
Experience working with project management software such as JIRA
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