Digital Projects Manager

at The Huntington Library (view profile)
Location San Marino, California
Date Posted July 24, 2019
Category Non-Profit
Job Type Temporary/Term-Limited
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Twitter Handle @TheHuntington

Description

Job Description:

Department: Library

Reports To:  Digital Projects Librarian, Digital Initiatives

Classification: Full-time, Regular Limited Term, 37.5 hours per week.  Three-year position with possibility of extension.

Summary

The Huntington is committed to broadening access and deepening engagement with our unparalleled collections. Digital technologies are a critical tool for opening up the vibrancy and enduring relevance of wide-ranging library, archival, and visual materials. To that end, we are embarking on an exciting and transformational initiative to scale up and professionalize our digitization and digital asset practices in a holistic and strategic manner. We are forming a new Digital Team, a partnership between the Library and Technology and Information Services, that includes resources in conservation, cataloging and metadata, imaging, project management, and digital asset management. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and exciting new initiative at an early stage.

The Digital Projects Manager will play a central role in building The Huntington's digital library by planning, implementing, and managing digital imaging projects to create digital library resources, including the production, ingest, and maintenance of digital objects and metadata. Will also assist with the analysis and migration of existing digital collections. Works closely with imaging and preservation staff, curators, librarians, and archivists. The successful candidate will have experience in project management, workflow design, budgets, metadata schemas, library best practices, and use of special collections. Reports to the Digital Repository Manager.

A full position description and application information are available online.

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