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Position of Digital Asset Coordinator for Washington University Libraries.

Subject: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Digital Asset Coordinator

 

Recruitment has started for the position of Digital Asset Coordinator for Washington University Libraries.

Job # 33892.

The Digital Asset Coordinator will report to the Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections, Joy Novak. The incumbent will lead and oversee the development and execution of strategies for the management of digital assets for Special Collections. Such responsibilities include the planning, coordination, and implementation of workflows and policies for the accessioning, processing, description, and preservation of digital content, including born-digital records. The position also supports wider Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives by assisting in archiving digital content.;     leads in the planning, coordination, and execution of effective and sustainable workflows for the management of Special Collections digital assets, including born-digital records. Responsibilities include accessioning, processing, access, and preservation of digital content. This position works collaboratively with curators, other staff, vendors, and/or researchers to coordinate and support Special Collections’ digital projects; support the archiving and preservation of Library, Campus, and/or Community digital projects and initiatives. This includes implementing tools and services such as Archive-It.

Other responsibilities of the position, as well as salary information and the required qualifications, appear in the job description which is available at:

https://jobs.wustl.edu