Revs Institute, Inc. seeks a Digital Projects Assistant Librarian to assist with creating original metadata for one of the world’s largest automotive history collections. Qualified applicants should have strong organization skills, be detail oriented, and be able to work quickly with a high degree of precision and accuracy. A bachelor’s degree is required, and a degree in library science is preferred. Knowledge of the nuances of motorsports racing history is highly desirable. Applicants are encouraged from a variety of backgrounds, including but not limited to libraries, museums, archives, and information technology fields.
This position is an exciting opportunity for a Digital Projects Assistant Librarian with knowledge, interest, and enthusiasm for the historical significance of the automobile.
Under the supervision of the Associate Librarian, you will be responsible for various duties as assigned. The percentage break down of duties is as follows:
· 80% metadata and Revs Digital Library.
· 10% image and used book sales, and research assistance.
· 10% other duties as assigned.
· Create and input original metadata into spreadsheets.
· Perform quality control by reviewing, adding, and modifying metadata for the digital collections by examining the digital objects and applying guidelines specific to the collection.
· Train and support interns or other staff on creating and inputting original metadata.
· Assist with the uploading or images and metadata into the Revs Digital Library.
· Coordinate the delivery of image and used book sales, and research assistance.
· Participate in the departmental planning process by attending staff meetings, submitting ideas, setting goals, and contributing to problem solving.
· Assist with special projects as assigned.
· Assist researchers, both internally and externally.
· Other duties as assigned.
The following skills are required:
The following skills are highly desirable:
● Technical knowledge of archives and library operations.
● Knowledge of digitization and metadata standards for library materials, and principles and standards of long-term preservation of digitized content.
● Training and experience handling rare and fragile special collections materials.
Education and Experience Requirements
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