Digital Projects Librarian - Government & Heritage Library, State Library of NC

Description:

The Digital Projects Librarian is a part of the Digital Team and focuses on digitization and digital preservation. Duties include but are not limited to: Coordinates the digitization of publications through vendors or in-house. Identifies and implements metadata standards in the creation of metadata about digitized materials. Facilitates the integration of digitized materials into the digital repository. Coordinates the capture of state government websites and social media accounts in partnership with the State Archives. Responds to inquiries from agency staff and other customers involved in the creation of digital content about formats and best practices concerning their preservation. Assists with tasks relating to digital preservation, including creating and verifying checksums and file authenticity, ingesting files into preservation storage systems, and migrating files to new formats to ensure ongoing access. Identifies and recommends improvements to workflows as they relate to the collection and preservation of digital content. Participates in the development of workflows and testing new preservation tools as they come available in conjunction with other GHL staff and the State Archives, to ensure ongoing access to digital state government publications. Identifies and resolves routine issues related to the digital capture, preparation, or acquisition of state government publications, web sites, and social media by working with in-house tools and systems, vendors, and staff.

Qualifications: Master's degree in library and information science or a related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $39,611-$44,111