Washington, DC: Senior Library Assistant, Digital Services, George Washington University

Job Opening Title: Senior Library Assistant, Digital Services

Employer Name: The George Washington University

Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Application Deadline:

Salary Range: $16.98 – $22.09 per hour

Link to job posting: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/91000

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Senior Library Assistant, Digital Services will:

– Execute mass digitization tasks and patron digitization requests, including tracking original materials, producing cost estimates, digitizing according to institutional specifications, time tracking, and delivering files.

– Prepare materials for upload to preservation storage and online public repositories by generating access derivatives, creating accessibility-focused enhancements such as OCR text and closed captions, and writing descriptive metadata to enhance discoverability.

– Perform basic web archiving tasks, including initiating test crawls, performing first pass quality assurance, logging crawls, and creating descriptive metadata to enhance discoverability.

– Assist researchers by staffing the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) reference desk.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Applications can be submitted at this link: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/91000

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