Hanover, NH: James Nachtwey Archive Fellow, Dartmouth College

To assist the Digital Platforms Manager and Archives Specialist on the description, preservation, and accessibility of one of the most significant bodies of work of a single photojournalist. Ensures that the museum and the archive are adhering to best practices in archival stewardship. Assists the museum in the creation of broad archival strategy for future projects. Link to job posting. Continue reading Hanover, NH: James Nachtwey Archive Fellow, Dartmouth College

Manchester, NH: Reference and Instruction Librarian, Institute of Art & Design

Work effectively with colleagues and the greater community to advance the mission of the library and the college. Provide one on one and group instruction for information literacy skills, works closely with teaching faculty to provide appropriate instruction to students; Assist library patrons at the Reference Desk by answering specific information requests and guiding users in the effective use of a broad range of information … Continue reading Manchester, NH: Reference and Instruction Librarian, Institute of Art & Design

Hanover, NH; Digital Platforms Specialist, Dartmouth College

The Digital Platforms Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day management of the collections database and digital assets management system, as well as other digital platforms, and contributes to the digitization of the collection.

Skills & Knowledge
• Working knowledge of digital asset management systems, collections databases, and website development tools.
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with staff at all levels across the institution, and with outside organizations and vendors.
• Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and basic HTML.
• Thorough working knowledge of current digital archiving standards and best practices, including file naming, metadata standards and workflows, and file formats for still and video assets.
• Thorough understanding of digital still image file creation, including image size, bit depth, color profiling, image resolution, and compression.
• Excellent attention to detail and follow-up skills.
• Ability to work under multiple deadlines.
• Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

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Hanover, NH; Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies, Dartmouth College

Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies

Dartmouth College Library seeks an innovative, creative, and forward-thinking leader for the new role of Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies (“Associate Librarian”). The Associate Librarian will have the opportunity to lead the development and implementation of an overarching digital strategy for the Library in close collaboration with and ever-mindful of the students and faculty whom the Library serves. The Associate Librarian will seek to have impact beyond the Library and even beyond the campus by helping to enrich and deepen connections between researchers and innovators, and by embracing the role of the Library in making available and preserving digital knowledge for all. S/he will identify and prioritize the tools, partnerships, and approaches that will most powerfully advance the teaching, learning, and research mission of Dartmouth in the largest sense. S/he will also seek to ensure that these resources are readily accessible to and useable by those who wish to use them. Finally, the Associate Librarian will also play a critical external role by establishing effective networks regionally, nationally, and globally to explore new partnerships, resources, and initiatives that support the Library’s strategic mission.

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Durham, NH; Digital Collections Manager, University of New Hampshire

Manage day-to-day operations of library digitization projects including setting priorities, evaluating project feasibility, maintaining workflow, standards compliance,and quality control. Recommend innovations and best practices in digital collections development. Contribute to policy development and document procedures for digitization workflow, and maintain data on productivity for cost analysis.Contribute to preparation of grant proposals for digital projects.

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Archives Friday – July 8, 2016 (Plus Internships)

Continue reading Archives Friday – July 8, 2016 (Plus Internships)