Digitization Project Archivist
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College - CUNY
Job posted to this site on September 7th at 10:50am
Application Deadline: October 7th 2022
Assignments & Supervision:
Working under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the primary assignments would be to prepare, digitize, conduct post-production, and add item level metadata to digitized material as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Work assignments may vary depending upon project needs.
- Prepare, digitize and conduct post-processing of archival material.
- Add item level metadata to digital objects for access and discovery in Centro’s content management system.
- Process digital images for preservation and access.
- Work collaboratively with staff in a team environment on a variety of projects.
- Masters in Library and Information Science, or equivalent degree, with a specialization in archival management.
- Experience with digitizing archival material.
- Knowledge of archival encoding and descriptive standards (EAD, METS, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.)
- Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and interpret and apply policies and procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
- Knowledge of the history of Latino and/or Puerto Rican populations and communities in the US is preferred.
- Working knowledge of both English and Spanish languages.
To apply: Forward cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references via email to Aníbal Arocho, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY at email@example.com The subject line of the email should read: Digitization Project Archivist.
LocationEast Harlem, Manhattan
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