Cornell University Library, a pioneer in the creation and management of digital resources, has assembled a team of experts to support digital scholarship initiatives for Cornell's faculty, staff and community partners. Specializing in high-end digitization, metadata customization and creation, and online delivery, the Digital Consulting and Production Services (DCAPS) staff is recognized worldwide for creating innovative collections in support of instructional and research activities.
Under the general supervision of the Digital Curation Services Lead, and under the functional direction of the Digital Projects Librarian, the DCAPS Program Support Assistant will assist the DCAPS Coordinator and Director of Digitization and Conservation Services in organizing, managing and tracking projects as they progress through the unit's workflow and reach completion. Duties will include:
- Manage project records in variety systems. Monitor hours logged and maintain accuracy as these serve as the foundation for billing. Enter project information and work with project constituents to insure accuracy.Correct information as needed.
- Research incomplete Arts and Sciences (A&S) projects and collaborate in crafting concrete steps to bring them to completion. Research project status, define gaps and impediments to completion and summarize findings in an organized overview for DCAPS Coordinator.Obtain direction and enact plans as determined by DCAPS coordinator to close out projects.
- Coordinate project updates for monthly DCAPS Project Overview meeting.Call for updates and send out reminders as needed.Integrate into monthly report in time for distribution at Project Overview meeting. Post updates as a record of progress for the DCAPS effort.
- Monitor, manage and respond appropriately to the correspondence in the DCAPS email account (email@example.com). Assess who should respond, triage for priority. Compose standard responses and assist requestors connecting to services. Escalate non-standard responses and refer to other service points appropriately as appropriate.
This is part-time (30 hours per week) three-year term, benefits-eligible appointment with continuation contingent upon available funding.
- Formal training beyond a HS Diploma of 1 to 2 years, 2 years college coursework, or Associate Degree.
- Four to six years of relevant experience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others as well as independently.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Abilityt to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and to address organization's needs quickly and efficiently.
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to anticipate needs and juggle priorities.
- Aptitude to learn new software tools.
- Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook preferred.
- Work experience in a fast paced, multifaceted environment preferred.
University Job Title:Administrative Asst IV
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Bonnie Bailey
Number of Openings:1
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