Reed College, one of the country's leading private liberal arts colleges
invites applications for the position of Digital Assets Specialist. This is a
.75 FTE, regular position reporting to the Digital Assets Librarian. The
digital assets specialist provides support for building and maintaining
collections of digital materials in the campus digital asset management
system. Primary duties include digitizing and processing digital materials for
upload to the digital asset management system, creating original metadata to
facilitate retrieval for items, and ensuring adherence to established data and
digitizing standards. Position provides technical support and training for
students, faculty, and staff. We seek collegial and energetic candidates who
welcome the opportunity to play a role in providing library services in an
intensely academic community.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree and minimum of
two years of library or information management experience; or any combination
of education and experience that provides the desired knowledge, abilities,
and skills, required to perform the job. Prior experience with digital asset
management systems, metadata standards, and digital materials workflow
strongly preferred. Attention to detail a must.
Desirable qualifications: Knowledge of digital best
practices for various media (images, text, multimedia). Demonstrated knowledge
of visual resource metadata, cataloging, and controlled vocabularies.
Experience with CONTENTdm, Mac and PC platforms, and OCR. Excellent
communication skills, including experience creating documentation. Familiarity
with copyright and fair use policies in an academic environment.
To apply, please submit a letter of introduction discussing your
qualifications, along with your resume or curriculum vitae, a list of three
professional references and a completed Reed Application for Employment form
(original or scanned) via email to: [log in to unmask]
Equal Opportunity Employer
Classification: Digital Assets
Salary Range: minimum $18.90/hour
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