Digitization Coordinator

at New York Public Library (view profile)
Published November 4, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Non-Profit  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://nypl.pinpointhq.com/jobs/72172
Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $60,000 USD
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $65,000 USD
Hourly or Salary? Hourly

Description

The New York Public Library seeks an extremely organized, detail-oriented person to serve as the Library’s Digitization Coordinator. The successful candidate will work closely with the Library’s curators, research divisions, digital imaging unit, metadata services, permissions office, rights clearance team, registrar, conservation units, and collections strategy department to shepherd the digitization of the Library’s myriad collections through the digitization workflows so that digitized collection items can be made available as broadly as possible for patron use and reuse.

  • Coordinate the digitization of Library collection items that are selected for exhibitions, publications, and public programs; work closely with the Library’s Communications, Public Programs and Exhibitions teams to secure permission for specific uses of digitized collection items
  • Use various project management tools (Trello, Asana, Google Drive, etc.) to track digitization projects through the digitization workflow
  • Contribute to the creation of guidelines and best practices for the Library’s digitization projects