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Job Posting: Digital Imaging Archivist, The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI

As part of The Henry Ford’s institutional digital content engine, the Digital Imaging Archivist facilitates the digitization, description, preservation, and access of Archives and Library materials.  Reporting to the Manager of the Archives & Library and a strong functional reporting relationship to the Digital Collections & Content Manager, the Digital Imaging Archivist supports staff throughout Historical Resources in their work to collect, manage, and make available digital materials within the collections of The Henry Ford.


  1. Operates and maintains rapid capture digitization workstation and workflow, including identification, description, capture, image processing, file management, record creation, data import, and material handling.
  2. In conjunction with imaging activities, processes born-digital, hybrid, and in-house created digital collections. This may include inventory, technical appraisal, capture transfer, accessioning, description and storage, preservation of and enabling access to, these digital materials.
  3. Works with Digital Collections & Content Manager, Historical Resources staff, and others to regularly clarify priorities and schedule projects on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.  Tracks status of Events in EMu to ensure completion of all imaging requests by deadlines.
  4. Documents progress on activities using EMu, e-mail, and other systems.  Provides timely reports on status of projects to stakeholders.  Reports on status of work at daily, weekly, and monthly meetings.
  5. Keeps abreast of the latest scholarship on archives, imaging, and digitization, as well as developments in the fields of content strategy, content marketing, and social media.
  6. Cultivates broad understanding of The Henry Ford’s collections and helps refine broad strategic goals (sometimes from multiple sources) and general ideas into specific content creation plans.
  7. Plans, directs, and reviews the work of volunteer staff and student interns.

Graduate degree in archival studies or ALA-accredited MLS or Master’s degree in history (or other relevant subject) with formal coursework or training in archival management and theory.  Two years’ experience working in an archival or library setting with significant collections digitization responsibility. Experience with current archival theory and protocols for description, arrangement, digitization, processing, handling, and care of archival materials in various formats such as photographs, video, film, and electronic records.

Understanding of digitization technologies, standards, and best practices for both still image and time-based media.  Experience with arrangement and description of physical, hybrid, and born-digital archival collections. Knowledge of metadata schemas and standards relevant to archival control and description, including DACS, EAD, MARC, MODS, and Dublin Core.  Experience with XML and related languages including XSLT, HTML, and CSS. Familiarity with tools used for MARC cataloging and EAD delivery and display.  Familiarity with KE Software EMu, Archivists’ Toolkit, or other archival management systems.  Knowledge of current trends, tools, and protocols in digital archiving and preservation including digital forensics and application to online primary sources

Familiarity with the legal and ethical issues impacting digital archival and special collections objects.  Must be able to work with sensitive material and maintain confidentiality.  Experience providing reference service in a research, academic, or corporate library or archives.  Must write clearly, concisely, and accurately.   Ability to work on and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

Knowledge of the KE Software EMU content management system as reflected in the EMu Skills Matrix for the Archives & Library.  All staff members are expected to achieve a level of competency so that they may work independently on the essential skills, and are required to achieve a high level of competency on specific skills required by their position.  Familiarity with standards and schemas for museum description (CCO, CDWA, CDWA Lite).

More information and application: http://www.thehenryford.org/about/jobposting.aspx?all=1&AppliTrackJobId=367&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

Job Posting: Digital Imaging Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Cornell University Library’s Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services unit seeks a Digital Imaging Assistant to assist with photographing and digitizing rare materials, assist in managing projects within the digital imaging digitization lab and help correspond with patrons, faculty, staff, Annex and collection donors. Under the supervision of Multimedia Associate, will prepare materials for digitization, digitize analog materials, provide quality control for digitized content, enhance, produce, and embed technical metadata of digitized content, and help set priorities and support project management within the lab. Will also provide basic digitization in the audiovisual digitization lab. Duties include:

  • Assisting in correspondence with patrons, faculty, staff, and collection donors
  • High-end digital imaging of various visual materials for publication, exhibition and research
  • Implementing archival quality color management and digital file preparation strategies
  • Audiovisual digitization of magnetic tape recordings
  • Rare and fragile material handling
  • Coordinating with metadata librarians to implement organizational and finding strategies
  • Assist in training student workers on digital imaging processes
  • Creating, enhancing, and embedding of technical metadata in digitized objects
  • Assisting in digital uploads of content into repositories

This is a part-time, two year, benefits-eligible term position for 30 hours per week.


  • Associates degree in a visual media, photography or related area of study and two years of imaging experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High comfort level in working with office and Adobe software and image-based software platforms
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with archival material.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience working with analog and digital photography
  • Experience managing digital content
  • Copyright research experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, or MLS or MFA Photography candidate

More information and application: https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176223131&Title=Digital%20Imaging%20Assistant

Job Posting: Digital Imaging Specialist, Raymour & Flanigan, Liverpool NY

In this position you will be part of a team responsible for managing a large digital photo library. You will create and archive files for use on the web and print. Tasks include, but are not limited to: re-sizing, filing, re-naming, file uploading / downloading using ftp sites, file retrieval, creating and running automation processes, data entry, and maintaining data archives.

This position requires an extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop CC as well as a working knowledge of Adobe Bridge. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in creating actions, cropping, resizing, color correction, adjustment layers, masking, selection tools (especially using the pen tool), Camera RAW processing, adding metadata, using the clone stamp/ patch tool, and demonstrate adept color accuracy.

Qualified candidates will be required to submit examples of Photoshop work and/or complete a sample test file for consideration.

The right candidate will have excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task while handling a large number of files in a high-speed work environment. This individual will have good communication skills and be a team player. The Digital Imaging Specialist should be goal driven with strong attention to detail. The right individual will take the initiative, and have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize across many different projects.

Perform additional functions that may be assigned at the discretion of management.

Raymour & Flanigan provides a full range of comprehensive benefit programs to help you achieve your wellness and financial goals which include:

  • Health Insurance (Up to 80% of premium paid) and Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short-term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan w/ Company Match & Profit Sharing
  • Voluntary Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program

More information and application: https://careers.raymourflanigan.com/jobsearch/job-details/digital-imaging-specialist/4360/1/

Archiving and Visual Resources Jobs

Photography Curator / Archivist, the Mariner’s Museum, Newport, VA


Responsible for the administration of photographic collections, which include negative film collections, motion picture films and videos, and photographic prints. This includes acquisition, and de-accession, preservation, conservation and description, reference service, outreach, exhibition, publication, security, loans, and maintenance of the collection. Manages special projects, including database and digitization projects.


Archivist / Curator / Lecturer, Arizona State University


The School of Film, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a scholar/researcher/archivist to act as Curator for the Cross Cultural Dance Resources Collection and to teach courses in research methods and related fields. This position is a full-time non-tenure-track appointment at the clinical assistant professor level beginning fall 2015.


Digital Content Creator (Archaeology), Museum of Ontario Archaeology, London, ON


Utilizing the museum’s extensive collections and archives, the Digital Content Creator will be responsible for creating digital content on a range of topics related to Ontario’s archaeological heritage. This project involves;
• Researching and compiling information (text, images, audio, and video) about important archaeological sites in Ontario.
• Researching and compiling information (text, images, audio, and video) about archaeological experiences.
• Creating, editing, and preparing content for distribution in a digital format.


Library Services Assistant (Video), DHX Media, Toronto, ON


As the Library Services Assistant, you will assist the Library Services Coordinator in the day-to-day operations of the distribution library including cataloguing and resource description, weeding the physical collection, vault clean-up, and readying materials for transfer to vault storage. The Library Services Assistant will also assist with the implementation of our metadata schema and with uploading media asset information to our online database.