The University of Georgia seeks a Digitization Project manager who will be responsible for metadata, imaging, vendor relations, student hiring and supervision, quality control, and other duties related to the development of digital resources for the CLIR-funded Our Story project. The incumbent performs imaging quality control, descriptive and preservation metadata creation, and project management for the project. The Digital Projects Librarian/Archivist reports to the Director of the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) and works as a member of the DLG's Metadata and Site Development unit and supervises student assistants. This position is a limited-term assignment of 28 months with a preferred start date of August 1, 2017.
The award-winning Digital Library of Georgia is a GALILEO initiative based at the University of Georgia Libraries. The DLG works together with Georgia’s libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions of cultural heritage to provide access to the cultural and historical resources of the state of Georgia. This primary mission is accomplished through the ongoing development, maintenance, and preservation of digital collections and online digital library resources. These may include materials such as original manuscripts, typescripts, books, photographs, maps, sheet music, posters and broadsides, newspapers, primary source materials on microfilm, audio, video, and other formats. Each project is made available freely to the public as part of GALILEO. To view a full description of the position and application instructions please go to: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1871
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.