Washington, DC; Digital Imaging Specialist, NARA

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Summary

You will serve as Digital Imaging Specialist, performing duties associated with the digitization and reformatting of original archival records and photographic intermediates for preservation and access, managing digital files, creating technical and administrative metadata, and producing physical media copies. These positions are located within the Archives 1 Processing Section, Research Services Textual Records Division located in Washington DC.

Visit our Employee Gallery at http://www.archives.gov/careers to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

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Philadelphia, PA; Digital Projects Librarian, Temple University

Digital Projects Librarian – Digital Library Initiatives

Summary:

Come join the Digital Library Initiatives team at Temple! We seek an enthusiastic service-oriented Digital Projects Librarian to be involved in a range of collaborative projects that includes developing digitized collections and digital repositories for special collections and scholarly materials, as well as actively participating in the management of the Pennsylvania DPLA hub. Our new state-of-the-art library building, opening in 2018, is just one reason to explore your future at Temple Libraries. Temple University is a vibrant, urban research university with over 1,700 full-time faculty and a student body of 36,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation. For more information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit http://www.temple.edu/about/.

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Oxford, MS; Digital Assets Librarian, University of Mississippi

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The University of Mississippi Libraries seeks applicants for the position of Digital Assets Librarian. The position is a twelve-month, tenure track, assistant professorship to work closely with library personnel to identify and prioritize materials for addition to the library’s digital collections and publications. The successful candidate will have experience in digital collection processing of analog and born-digital materials (digitization and digital curation), familiarity with project management (production, capture, access, description and preservation), familiarity with digital asset management systems, familiarity with library standards (EAD, MARC, Dublin Core, etc.), familiarity with digital preservation, and strong communication skills.

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Reno, NV; Digital Humanities Specialist, University of Nevada-Reno

The incumbent will build and maintain the library digital collections and support faculty, staff, and students to find innovative ways to organize and creatively curate research online. This position will be responsible for the digitization and interactive curation of digital collections and/or exhibits by using a variety of technologies and experiential online formats. The position will also create, edit, or enhance metadata for primary resources added to library digital collections which will require the candidate to have excellent researching skills.

Job Description:
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Digital Humanities Specialist, in conjunction with the Digital Initiatives Librarian. The incumbent will build and maintain the library digital collections and support faculty, staff, and students to find innovative ways to organize and creatively curate research online. This position will be responsible for the digitization and interactive curation of digital collections and/or exhibits by using a variety of technologies and experiential online formats. The position will also create, edit, or enhance metadata for primary resources added to library digital collections which will require the candidate to have excellent researching skills. In addition to updating UNR Library collections to become fully digitized and curated online, this position will support library efforts to support digital projects created by UNR faculty and students.

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Portland, OR; Digital Services Technical Assistant, University of Portland Clark Library

The Digital Services Technical Assistant supports the Clark Library’s digital services programs through a variety of duties, including scanning, uploading and describing digital materials and resources. To accomplish these duties, the position works closely with the Digital Services Librarian and consults with other staff of the Library and Artifacts & Archives department.

he University of Portland, Clark Library, with its collegial environment and commitment to excellent service, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Digital Services Technical Assistant. The Digital Services Technical Assistant supports the Clark Library’s digital services programs through a variety of duties, including scanning, uploading and describing digital materials and resources. To accomplish these duties, the position works closely with the Digital Services Librarian and consults with other staff of the Library and Artifacts & Archives department.

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Los Angeles, CA; Visualization Specialist, USC

POSITION SUMMARY

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative librarian to take the lead in developing programs and services to support the evolving research visualization needs of students and faculty. Reporting to the Head of the Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) Library, the Visualization Specialist will partner with librarians and departments across the University, particularly in the humanities and the social sciences, as well as with the USC Libraries Center for Advanced Study and the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study, in developing services that promote use of the libraries’ primary and disciplinary collections and engage students and faculty in new modes of presenting their research. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of relevant trends and practices in spatial analysis (GIS), data visualization, and scholarly communication and publishing and be able to apply this understanding to make a significant, positive impact on the USC community.

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Waltham, MA; Assistant Visual Resources Coordinator, Brandeis University

The Department of Fine Arts at Brandeis University is looking for an Assistant Visual Resources Curator. This person works on the collection of Contemporary art images in Shared Shelf which includes photography, photoshopping and cataloging.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

Photographs and photoshops images of Contemporary art, from books, in consultation with faculty; includes researching appropriate books.
Catalogs images of Contemporary art using the data provided in books.
Provides media and technology support to faculty during classes (when needed), and at special events such as lectures and symposia (which may take place in the evenings and occasional weekends and may require attendance). For events, this may include designing publicity and videography/ archiving.
Works on updating and improving the Fine Arts departmental website, in consultation with Departmental administrator.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.F.A. (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of and passion for Contemporary art
  • Adept at Photoshop
  • Familiarity with CMS, or ability to learn it easily
  • Familiarity with or willingness to master videography and editing

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Madison, WI; Project Assistantship, Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Institute for Research in the Humanities is offering a 50% project assistantship, approximately twenty hours per week, for twelve months beginning in September 2017. The Institute seeks an experienced graduate student in the humanities for an annual appointment, September-August, 2017-2018, renewable. This position offers salary, tuition remission, health insurance, vacation time, and other benefits. Some availability in summer 2017 for paid training is required.

Position Overview

The Institute for Research in the Humanities is a research institution at UW-Madison that houses over forty fellows from the University of Wisconsin system and beyond. The project assistant is responsible for providing support to ensure the smooth operation of the Institute. The PA’s duties include providing assistance with the Institute’s technology and administrative needs.

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