St. Louis, MO: Digital Asset Coordinator, Washington University
Washington University in St. Louis
Reporting to the Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special
Collections, the Digital Asset Coordinator leads and oversees the development
and execution of strategies for the management of digital assets for Special
Collections. Such responsibilities include the planning, coordination, and
implementation of workflows and policies for the accessioning, processing,
description, and preservation of digital content, including born-digital
records. The position also supports wider Library, Campus, and/or Community
digital projects and initiatives by assisting in archiving digital content.
Among its responsibilities, the Digital Asset Coordinator leads in the
planning, coordination, and execution of effective and sustainable workflows
for the management and preservation of Special Collections digital assets,
including born-digital records. This position works collaboratively with
curators, other staff, vendors, and/or researchers to coordinate and support
Special Collections' digital projects; support the archiving and preservation
of Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives. This
position provides outreach, reference, and operational support to faculty,
students, and researchers and works with Libraries staff and University
departments to ensure proper stewardship and enhanced use of Libraries'
materials. The position also monitors advances in professional standards and
systems for the management and preservation of digital content, exploring and
proposing new technology and methods to meet archive and user needs when
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications must be submitted online at
https://jobs.wustl.edu. Reference job # 33892. For full consideration, attach
a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references (including
e-mail & phone number). Review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.
Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University
is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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