Baruch College, a senior college of the City University of New York, is currently seeking applicants for a Digitization Project Manager position in its Archives and Special Collections Department. The Digitization Project Manager will assist with a year-long grant-funded project (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016) to digitize and provide access to print materials in the Institute of Public Administration Collection. The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) was an educational and consulting organization with roots going back to 1906, whose aims were the creation of an efficient, honest and professional government.
The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Digital Initiatives Librarian to create a work plan for the digitization project. Duties include establishing, implementing, and documenting workflows for the capture and storage of digital objects; inputting metadata; training and supervising two scanning technicians and student workers; and providing quality control on scans.
Experience: supervisory role managing digital projects, working knowledge of metadata and archival description standards (DACS, EAD, MODS, METS, and Dublin Core); knowledge of best practices for preservation of, and access to, digital collections; and experience generating checksums.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Master’s in Library Science (MLS) or closely related discipline. This position requires at least two years of experience working on digitization projects and managing workflows.
Full time, Temporary from July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016. Compensation: $50,000. Application Deadline: May 20, 2015. Please send resume/CV and letter of recommendation to Professor Jessica Wagner, Digital Initiatives Librarian at Baruch College, Jessica.Wagner@baruch.cuny.edu.