Digital Project Librarian
University of Texas–Pan American

Scope of Job

To manage daily operations related to the digitization, cataloging,
classification, and access of archival materials.

Description of Duties

  * Creates, manages and organizes digitization projects.
  * Catalogs and classifies digitized print, audio-visual and oral history.
  * Creates and maintains a website for the digitized items.
  * Seeks permission for copyrighted material for digitizing.
  * Works in collaboration with other area libraries and museums for digitization of some archival collections.
  * Writes grant in collaboration with other area libraries and museums.
  * Supervises assigned full and part time staff.
  * Participates in various library committees.
  * Attends workshops and conferences related to digitization projects.
  * Works on collection development for subject area(s).
  * Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of all assigned staff.

Required Education

Master's degree from an ALA accredited university in Library and Information

Preferred Education




Required Experience

One (1) year of experience in digitizing and handling archival materials.
Knowledge of writing and administrating grants. Strong knowledge of computer
use in regards to classifying and preserving materials online.

Preferred Experience



Use of standard office equipment. Knowledge of how to use scanners and
software to save the created images. Knowledge of creating and maintaining web

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office


May be required to work night and/ or weekends. Some travel might be required.
Organizational abilities to manage diverse and simultaneous projects.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Posted Salary Commensurate with

Position Available Date 07/01/2014

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