New York, NY: Digitization Project Archivist, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College – CUNY

Job Opening Title: Digitization Project Archivist

Employer Name: Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College – CUNY

Job Location: New York City

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range: $25 / Hour

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Responsibilities:
• Prepare, digitize and conduct post-processing of archival material.
• Add item level metadata to digital objects for access and discovery in Centro’s content management system.
• Process digital images for preservation and access.
• Work collaboratively with staff in a team environment on a variety of projects.

Qualifications:
• Masters in Library and Information Science, or equivalent degree, with a specialization in archival management.
• Experience with digitizing archival material.
• Knowledge of archival encoding and descriptive standards (EAD, METS, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.)
• Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and interpret and apply policies and procedures.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
• Knowledge of the history of Latino and/or Puerto Rican populations and communities in the US is preferred.
• Working knowledge of both English and Spanish languages.

To apply: Forward cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references via email to Aníbal Arocho, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY at aa3260@hunter.cuny.edu The subject line of the email should read: Digitization Project Archivist.

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