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Yale University librarians work in libraries across the Central, West,
Medical, and Science campuses, to build, manage, and provide access to a rich
and unique record of human thought and creativity. They demonstrate
flexibility, creativity, and imagination in their work and adapt to and help
shape a continuously evolving work environment. Yale librarians provide
consistently high quality service to the University, and help meet the needs
of the local, national, and international teaching and research communities.
Reporting to the Manuscripts and Archives (MSSA) Head of Digital Information
Systems while working in close collaboration with Library IT, the Fortunoff
Video Archives (FVA) Senior Archivist, the Director of Digitization
Initiatives, the Digital Preservation Librarian, and other Library
stakeholders, the Digital Initiatives Project Manager will have a dual
responsibility: (1) to provide technical support and project management for
the ongoing Fortunoff Video Archive mass digitization project; and (2) to
provide support for digital repository development to ensure long-term
preservation of, and access to, digital audio and video collections.
* Provide front-line technical support for FVA video digitization project.
* Function as primary project liaison for MSSA with YUL-IT, YUL Preservation, YUL Digital Initiatives and other library stakeholders and outside vendors on behalf of Fortunoff Video Archive and other digital library development projects.
* Plan, develop, test, and implement FVA user interface pairing streaming digital video with time-coded text s