Job Opening Title: Contract Work
Employer Name: Durham County Library
Job Location: Durham, NC
Application Deadline: November 24, 2021
Salary Range: 20/hr
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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Digital Archives Contract Position
We are looking for a contractor to work on a digital content management project in the North Carolina Collection of Durham County Library.
The project is comprised of digital archives work in the North Carolina Collection, the local history and archive department of Durham County Library. The project is expected to take approximately 1,000 hours and must be completed within one year of the contract execution date. The rate of pay is $20 per hour.
Description of Project Activities:
1. Review and edit metadata for approximately 7,000 digital assets.
2. Upload assets and build digital collections in digital content management systems.
3. Review, inventory, and import born-digital archival collections into DCMS.
4. Identify analog assets for digitization.
Qualified candidates will have a Master of Library Science or equivalent degree, experience working in an archival setting, and knowledge of digital archives best practices. Experience with ArchivesSpace and Islandora preferred.
This contract does not constitute employment with Durham County and does not provide benefits. Candidates must meet the County’s insurance requirements.
Interested candidates should email a resume to Lauren Menges at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, November 24.