Chicago, IL: Director of Imaging, Art Institute of Chicago

Provides vision, focus, leadership, advocacy, and support for image creation, archiving, conservation, and publication within the museum. Manages an efficient and effective department through strategic planning, assessment, reporting, and skillful stewarding of time, space, supplies, and budget. Leads, supervises, and mentors a team of imaging technicians in all phases of photography, digital asset management, metadata creation, and repository ingest. Effectively encourages and empowers team members … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Director of Imaging, Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL: Data Curation Specialist, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Lead the development and implementation of systems and tools for maintaining data documentation. Lead the development of metadata schemas for dataset management. Design and implement processes to collect and organize data and metadata. Lead the creation and editing of metadata records for data collections to meet quality standards. Build and maintain data management and curation documentation and guides for projects and clients. Provide data management … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Data Curation Specialist, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, Scientific Games

The Digital Archivist is responsible for identifying, organizing, and archiving digital assets, including art and multimedia content. The Digital Archivist may also assist with clerical functions related to game development, assisting with English and translated game content, and maintaining tools and procedures. This role also documents and assigns metadata for future use in a Digital Asset Management system. Maintain and catalogue a global archive of … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, Scientific Games

Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, The Historymakers

Process, arrange and catalog the current collection of videotaped and born-digital oral history interviews(each interview averages 3-6 hours in length and send them to the Library of Congress, The HistoryMakers permanent repository; Adhere to The HistoryMakers policies and procedures for managing born-digital materials for ingest, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access. Manage The HistoryMakers digital collections in accordance with its already established metadata schema, controlled … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, The Historymakers

Champaign, IL: Media Instructional Specialist, University of Illinois

Provide leadership for the integration of media and digital literacy into courses taught through the Media Commons. Work with the Media Commons staff to develop and teach relevant course-integrated instruction sessions to support student learning; Develop and teach workshops on processes and workflows for integrating multimedia resources into student and research projects; Coordinate the design of an online learning toolkit in support of technology instruction, … Continue reading Champaign, IL: Media Instructional Specialist, University of Illinois

Chicago, IL: Music Metadata Archivist, University of Chicago

Metadata creation and management: Original and complex copy cataloging with all associated authority work, according to the following standard: Resource Description and Access (RDA) via RDA Toolkit, Library of Congress-PCC Policy Statements, National standards pertaining to providing access to music resources, Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging (BIBCO/NACO/SACO/CONSER), Library of Congress classification via Class web, MARC 21 formats for Bibliographic and Authority data. Contributes … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Music Metadata Archivist, University of Chicago

Chicago, IL: Head of Collections, Chicago Historical Society/Chicago History Museum

Assist Director in developing annual goals and objectives for the CU. Oversee development of the annual budget for the CU; manage the budget by monitoring and approving Unit spending; identify needs not covered by the budget and develop a plan to secure additional funding; and assist in related grant writing. Oversee all aspects of the day-today operations of the CU while also developing procedures to … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Head of Collections, Chicago Historical Society/Chicago History Museum

Evanston, IL: Digital Projects Assistant, Northwestern University

Inventorying of rare items from university collections to prepare them for digital reformatting and ingesting into digital asset systems. Assessing physical items and flagging them for review by preservation staff. Tracking work in project management system by entering and updating data about projects. Software testing of digital asset systems and repository tools developed and maintained by the libraries. Troubleshoots issues. This may include updating documentation, … Continue reading Evanston, IL: Digital Projects Assistant, Northwestern University

Chicago, IL: Archivist, Chicago Community Trust

Develops policies, guidelines and best practices for the Trust Archives and information services; maintains documentation, best practices and preservation policies. Selects and prepares material for conversion to digital formats, including paper documents and records, print and digital photographs and slides, audio and video tapes, books and reports, ephemera and additional material as may be collected. Monitors, maintains and develops the archives collection; evaluates requirements of … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Archivist, Chicago Community Trust