Job Opening Title: NDNP Project Manager
Employer Name: University of Alabama Libraries
Job Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Application Deadline: October 8, 2022
Salary Range: $52,000-$57,000
Link to job posting: https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/51221
Years of experience required: 1
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Digitizing Alabama Newspapers Project will digitize 100,000 pages of Alabama newspapers between the years 1909-1926 in accordance with National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) standards during the grant period. Digitized Alabama newspapers will be included in the Library of Congress Chronicling America database www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica. The NDNP Project Manager will manage daily operations and workflow, supervise several student workers, and coordinate the work of other staff contributing to the project. The incumbent will possess strong managerial skills, project management experience, supervisory experience, knowledge of and experience with technical and metadata standards and best practices for digitization and/or microfilm conversion projects, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. The incumbent will report to the Project Director. This is a good opportunity for an early career librarian or a recent graduate to gain expert knowledge of archival operations and practices in an R1 university Special Collections unit.