Electronic Records, Museum Archives, Special Collections
The Digitization Project Coordinator is responsible for digitizing and providing access to the Sherman Indian Museum's collection of historical records, documents, and photographs. This position will oversee both on-site and outsourced digitization and will manage the ingest of digitized content and metadata into a digital asset management system (DAMS). This is a 2 year contract position. This position will start June 1, 2017 or shortly thereafter. This position will work off-site at the Sherman Indian Museum in Riverside.
Thorough knowledge of library data transformation techniques and software tools. Recommends new technology as needed. Demonstrated interpersonal skills including diplomacy and tact in dealing with a variety of people and situations. Thorough knowledge of applicable systems and databases. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex problems, and recommend solutions. Thorough professional knowledge of a full range of specialized functional subject area activities. This knowledge may be acquired through library experience, possibly in combination with specialized training and skills or relevant academic preparation. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to accurately apply a wide variety of policies and procedures. Ability to perform accurate, detailed work. Ability to foster a respectful, cooperative, professional and courteous environment, maintain confidentiality, and employ tact and diplomacy. Ability to organize work, establish priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships. Ability to display initiative and remain flexible in a fast-paced and changing environment. Demonstrated knowledge of digitization procedures, workflows, and standards.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.