Library Specialist - Digitization at University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, TX

University of Texas at Arlington

๐Ÿ“Œ Arlington, TX
๐Ÿ•‘ November 29, 2020
๐Ÿท๏ธ FULL TIME
๐Ÿท๏ธ Administration
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Library Specialist - Digitization (S02410P)

Library Specialist
- Digitization (S02410P)Bookmark this Posting |Print Preview |Apply for this JobPlease see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2)

Education

: school name, degree type, and major. Posting Details.
Posting NumberS02410PPosition Title.
Library Specialist
- Digitization (S02410P)Department.
LibraryLocation.
Arlington
Job Family.
LibraryPosition Status.
Full-time.
Work Hours.
Standard
Work Schedule.
Monday-Friday; 8:00am
- 5:00pm. Open toExternal and InternalFLSASalary.
Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration.
Funding expected to continuePay Basis.
Monthly

Benefits

EligibleYes

Job Summary

The Library Specialist is a member of the expanding scholarly communication strategic work at UTA Libraries. This position provides extraordinary customer service to create digital collections that make our unique resources globally accessible to expand and enhance existing research, scholarship, and creative capability. May work across departmental lines and hold responsibilities within other departments in the Libraries. Essential Duties and Responsibilities.
Provide oversight to the digitization functions of a production lab and coordinate exceptional quality control. Recruit, hire, train and retain student employees for the Digital Creation team. Maintain equipment and software used by student employees. Capture digital images, reformat analog materials to digital, and create descriptive metadata for those images to improve discoverability of our unique resources. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications.
High School diploma or GED. Two (2) years of related experience or the equivalent experience. Computer literate and technologically adept. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel. Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management. Preferred Qualifications.
Bachelor's degree. Experience in creating descriptive metadata using a variety of schemas. Experience reformatting materials from analog to a digital format. Familiarity with project management aspects of digitization projects. Understanding of open access philosophies and material types, including digital collections. Familiarity with platforms such as Omeka and Drupal used for online display of images and digital exhibits. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries' values through daily actions and behaviors. Effective leadership skills. Effective time management skills. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds. Advanced customer experience skills. Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills. Ability to pay attention to detail. Working Conditions.
Special Conditions for EligibilityEEO StatementUTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation.
A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus. Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DateOpen DateReview Start DateOpen Until Filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2)

Education

: school name, degree type, and major. Requirement Questions.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). What is the highest degree you have attained?
(Please specify in your resume) Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Master's degree or higher None of the above What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power.
Point, Outlook, etc)?
(Proficient is the highest skill level) No skills/Basic Intermediate Advanced Proficient How many years of experience do you have as a library specialist or a related field?
None/less than 1 year 1 to 2 years 3 to 4 years 5 years or more.
Documents Needed To Apply.
Required Documents Resume or CV Cover/Interest Letter.
Optional Documents

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