Digital Production Coordinator at Northeastern University
Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Digital Production Coordinator
Requisition Number: STFR004388
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
Digital Production Coordinator
The Northeastern University Library is currently seeking a Digital Production Coordinator. As a member of the Library's Resource and Discovery Services (RADS) department, this position works closely with the Archives & Special Collections, Scholarly Communication and Digital Repository units to support the growth and success of the library's digitization and digital publishing programs. The Coordinator m¬¬anages a variety of projects, working both with born-digital objects and with physical materials (including archival collections), to produce high-quality digital objects and publications in a variety of formats.
Can you see yourself in this position?
Your focus in this vital position will be the organization and ongoing success of a professional digitization program for both print and media producing both access and preservation files. In support of the Library's overall digital strategy, as Digital Production Coordinator you will lead efforts in two key areas:
•Bachelor’s degree in information science, media studies, communications, or a related field; master’s degree preferred.
•Minimum 2 years experience working in a digital production environment, preferably in an archives, library or the publishing industry.
•Experience working with a variety of object types, both born-digital and digitized (text, photographs, audio and video, etc.).
•Demonstrated understanding of equipment used to digitize physical objects.
•Knowledge of recommended digital format standards for textual works, still images, audio and moving image works required.
•Familiarity with metadata schema used to describe digital objects, particularly expertise with preservation and technical metadata preferred.
•Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with minimal supervision, to balance competing priorities, and to meet deadlines.
•Excellent oral and written skills to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals and to prepare project documentation to support training and best practices guidelines.
•Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment.
Applications received by March 16, 2018 will receive first consideration, though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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