Washington, DC and Suitland, MD: Contract Digital Archivist, National Museum of the American Indian

Job Opening Title: Contract Digital Archivist

Employer Name: The National Museum of the American Indian

Job Location: Washington, DC and Suitland, MD

Application Deadline: 02/14/2019

Link to job posting: https://www.dropbox.com/s/aeypwd9u7zgjm2d/RFQ_NMAI_DigitalArchivist_20190201.pdf?dl=0

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The National Museum of the American Indian is seeking a contract digital archivist to facilitate the appraisal, processing, ingest into Smithsonian Institution’s digital asset management system or transfer to Smithsonian Institution Archives, and disposal of NMAI’s digital institutional records.

The selected contractor shall demonstrate technical experience with digital asset management principles, practices, and standards, particularly with born digital video file formats. The contractor shall also have understanding and specialized experience with software for asset management tasks including creating file system inventories, renaming files, migrating file formats, transcoding video, embedding metadata, and running fixity checks.

Quote packages must be sent to Robin Holladay Peak (holladaypeakr@si.edu) no later than 5 pm (EST) on Thursday, February 14th. Please see the request for quote (RFQ) and scope of work (SOW) at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/aeypwd9u7zgjm2d/RFQ_NMAI_DigitalArchivist_20190201.pdf?dl=0.