Digital Collections Archivist/Project Manager
Indiana University Bloomington
Job Summary: Working collaboratively with the Director and Head of Collections
for the Archives of African American Music and Culture(AAAMC), the Digital
Collections Archivist/Project Manager is responsible for planning,
implementing and/or supervising digitization projects pertaining to legacy
collections, and managing born-digital audio, video, image and text
collections. This work involves appraisal and preparation of analog time-based
media materials for reformatting; evaluating proposed acquisitions of born-
digital collections and developing procedures for the migration, description,
and management of files; managing access to digital/online collections;
managing digital imaging projects; and assisting with and providing
administrative support for AAAMC projects including publications, website
development and maintenance, public programming and services.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that
you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter
REQUIRED: Master's degree in Library or Information Sciences or a Master's
degree in Archival Studies or equivalent advanced degree; two years relevant
work experience in a library or archive.
Experience with software/hardware applications used in managing and accessing
digital collections. Knowledge of metadata encoding and descriptive standards
(Dublin Core, EAD, DACS, XML, MARC 21).
Knowledge of best practices, emerging trends and technologies in the archival
field, including those related to time-based media preservation and access.
Excellent research, writing, editing, and communication skills. Excellent
organizational, supervisory, and strategic management skills. Ability to lift
boxes weighing 25 lbs.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in music, ethnomusicology, African American
studies, or related field. Knowledge of African American music. Experience
encoding EAD finding aids. Experience with digital audio and video recording
equipment and media editing software such as Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Adobe
Audition/Premiere. Experience with metadata extraction tools and digital asset
management technology. Experience with digital imaging software and hardware.
Applications accepted until December 4, 2014, or until position is filled.
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