Digitization Specialist

at University of Kansas (view profile)
Published May 6, 2024
Location Lawrence, Kansas
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here http://employment.ku.edu/staff/27799BR
Cover Letter Requirements Required
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 40000
Hourly or Salary? Salary
X (formerly Twitter) Handle @kulibraries


The University of Kansas is seeking a Digitization Specialist to join the Digital Initiatives team in the Research and Engagement department at KU Libraries.

Reporting to the Digitization Coordinator, the Digitization Specialist plays a crucial role in the digitization and preservation of physical materials in the university's scholarly and archival collections. The Digitization Specialist follows best practices in library digital collections and supports the Libraries scanning and digital photography operations, particularly still image digitization, including but not limited to archival materials in a variety of formats, such as bound volumes, photographs and transparencies, manuscripts, and oversize items. The primary focus of this role is to convert analog resources into digital formats while ensuring the integrity and accessibility of these digital assets. This position supports access to KU’s unique and interesting holdings in a wide range of topics by the KU community, students, researchers, and the world through digitization for KU’s digital repositories, exhibits, and patron requests.

Minimum salary $40,000, final determination commensurate with experience

Application review begins Monday, May 13, 2024 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is received.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit http://employment.ku.edu/staff/27799BR