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Digital Archivist - The Winthrop Group

Posted on April 24, 2019

Description

The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital Archivist in New York City. The Digital Archivist will collaborate with colleagues and consult with Winthrop clients on various projects involving digitized and born-digital records. The ideal candidate has a background in information technology, familiarity with Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems, and experience applying archival theory and practice in a range of situations.

Responsibilities

● Communicate with clients to understand their goals and problems related to digital records, and develop plans and procedures to implement practical solutions. ● Research and make recommendations on tools, standards, and best practices in digital archives, digital asset management, and electronic records management. ● Implement, or assist in the implementation of, technical solutions including archival collection management and DAM systems. ● Manage digitization projects, including preparing archival materials for digitization, coordinating with digitization and DAM vendors, and performing quality control on digital files.

Qualifications

● MLS/MLIS with a concentration in archives or MA in Archives and Public History ● Minimum of three years working in an archival setting ● Experience surveying or processing digital records and overseeing data migration or digitization projects ● Demonstrated proficiency implementing and/or using collection management systems and digital asset management systems ● Working knowledge of a range of digital formats and metadata standards ● Ability to manage and/or collaborate on multiple projects simultaneously ● Technological savvy and awareness of current developments within the archives field ● Excellent written and oral communication skills ● Advanced problem-solving capabilities

Compensation

Competitive based on experience and qualifications.

Location

New York, NY

URL

http://winthropgroup.com/about/page/career-opportunities#Digital

To Apply

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and names, titles, and contact information for three references to: Sam Markham, Director, The Winthrop Group, Inc., [email protected]