Job Posting: Digital Imaging Technician, Princeton University, NJ

This Digital Imaging Technician is responsible for the preparation and photography/scanning of digital library materials, principally using a copystand/digital camera setup, comprised of an Rcam and medium format digital back as well as various cradles for photographing bound materials.

Additional work may include working with an exclusively bound-material copy system (35mm or medium format), or a Zeutschel 14000 A1 orbital scanner.

Additionally the Digital Imaging Technician will be responsible for image processing, editing and organizing digital files on Macintosh and Windows systems.

The successful candidate will use bibliographic data from the catalog/finding aid record to develop directory structure and potentially add physical structure data to image headers.

The incumbent self-manages and documents workflow, from retrieving, securing and returning materials through image capture, processing and structural metadata creation.

This position is under the supervision and the day-to-day direction of the PUL Digital Initiatives Imaging Manager.

Those invited for an interview should be prepared to demonstrate basic image editing ability and show photographic skill through a small sampling of photographs, in analog or digital form.

The incumbent will also help coordinate digital imaging workflow. This includes:

– Helping facilitate preservation assessments with preservation office staff as necessary
– Recording through an online registry, the incoming and outgoing items from the imaging studio
– Assisting in coordinating with curators and other stakeholders on organizing and preparing original items for delivery to the digital imaging studio.

Experience with some or all of these additional qualifications will be viewed favorably.

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