Digital Imaging Technologist
Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent,
coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the
professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens
through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a
plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is
dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the
pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class
education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved
unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in
the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and
as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation's greenest
universities by The Princeton Review.
Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an
intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the
opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and
staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work
and dedication of its employees.
Reporting to the Web and Digital Services Specialist, the Digital Imaging
Technologist provides technical support for digital library projects and
services. These include digital systems, creation of digital information
content, digitization and transfer of analog content, and archiving of digital
Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:
* Providing digital content to the Library's digital repository, image collections, website,and archival collections;
* Working with Digital Content Management Work Group to plan and coordinate digital archiving;
* Creating and preparing images for the Library's image collection;
* Assisting in the organization and storage of digitized materials as well as the preparation of images for upload to the digital asset management system.
* This is a part-time (20 hours) PSSA Clerical Union position.
A Bachelor's degree (preferably in Art History, Architecture, or a related
field) from an accredited institution of higher education is required as well
as, 1-2 years of experience with digital collections. Basic to intermediate
knowledge of photography is necessary. Candidates must be able to demonstrate
knowledge of digitization standards, processes, and workflows. Basic knowledge
of metadata creation and structure for digital collections is required as well
as strong attention to detail with a high level of organizational and time
management skills. Demonstrable computing skills such as Adobe Photoshop,
Lightroom, Drupal, and Shared Shelf are necessary to be successful in this
1 - 2 years of experience with digital asset management systems is preferred.
At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may
be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the
University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically
preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional
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