Remote Work: RFQ Museum Transcription Quality Control Contractor (term), Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Job Opening Title: Museum Transcription Quality Control Contractor

Employer Name: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Job Location: REMOTE

Application Deadline: June 27, 2022

Salary Range: Request for Quote (RFQ attached)

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Catalogue Card Transcription Project, Quality Control Contractor (Remote, 1-Year Term) – Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Provides services for the transcription quality control of typed and handwritten museum object catalogue cards. Assists in the reconciliation of duplicate and erroneous file names in preparation for transcription. Reviews and approves samples of vendor-transcribed typed and handwritten data for ultimate migration to the museum’s collection information database, The Museum System (TMS). Identifies, reports, and/or corrects data omissions and discrepancies to vendor. Notes card irregularities, consults with Curatorial staff on the recommended solution, and adds solution to the Transcription Protocol for future reference. Reconciles file names of unmatched cards and reviews/removes interpretation marks. Generates correctly formatted and standardized data for CSV index export, with approved and transcribed data matched to TMS fields.

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