Digital Production Librarian - Harry Ransom Center
University of Texas at Austin
To create and manage the digital production for a one year project to
digitize, process and make available Ransom Center archival collections via
the Ransom Center digital asset management system, CONTENTdm.
Perform post processing, quality control and upload scans to the Ransom Center
digital asset management system, CONTENTdm. Repurpose EAD metedata for the
CONTENTdm environment. Supervise student employees. Create project-specific
digitization workflows. Operate digitization equipment and associated
software. Generate project reports and maintain project statistics.
Other related functions as assigned.
Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
Demonstrated knowledge of metadata standards commonly used in digital
environments, specifically EAD and Dublin Core. Demonstrated organization,
communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work
independently and as a team member. Equivalent combination of relevant
education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Experience using Adobe software and CONTENTdm. A minimum of one year of
experience creating and implementing digitization processes and workflows for
documents and images. Experience with project management and creating
documentation and statistics. Supervisory experience and prior experience
working in an academic library or special collections environment.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a
workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving
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