Wilmington, NC: Digital Projects Specialist, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Job Opening Title: Digital Projects Specialist

Employer Name: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Job Location: Wilmington, North Carolina

Application Deadline: March 18, 2019

Link to job posting: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/13715

Years of experience required: 1 year

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Digital Initiatives Program at Randall Library creates, preserves, and provides access to unique digital collections to support research and teaching. The Digital Projects Specialist oversees daily operations in converting a wide range of materials to digital formats, providing quality control, and ensuring that standards and best practices are followed. In collaboration with the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digital Projects Specialist plays a key role in developing procedures, designing workflows, and identifying and testing tools and software to increase the Unit’s capabilities to address current and new needs.
•Leads the Digitization Unit’s daily operations by overseeing digitization, tracking, and quality control activities
•Works closely with the Digital Initiatives Librarian and other departments to determine the most effective and efficient solutions for digitization
•Administers and prioritizes multiple projects and tasks in order to meet the goals of the Digital Initiatives Program, and other deadlines as they arise to include both in-house and vendor solution projects
•Assists in creation and maintenance of policies, procedures, guidelines, and best practices for digital projects
•Hires, trains, and supervises student employees and interns in digitization procedures, metadata creation, and ingest
•Makes recommendations for budget requests relating to equipment, software, and staffing
•Participates in project meetings and on the Digital Advisory Committee
•Keeps abreast of emerging standards and practices in digital libraries