Job: Digital Projects Assistant Librarian

General Information
Position:
Digital Projects Assistant Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience

Job Category:
Collection Management

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

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.

Tasks & Responsibilities

 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.

Specific tasks and responsibilities will include:

·         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.

 


Education:

The following skills are required:

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Capable of working quickly with a high degree of accuracy and precision.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with an ability to work with all levels of staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Ability to work independently on detailed, routine, and long running tasks with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to perform necessary technical activities to support above responsibilities without needing technical support, i.e. proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel.

 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

  •  Bachelor's degree required in the humanities, history, or a field related to automotive history and/or technology. An MLS or equivalent is preferred.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
03-11-2019

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Revs Institute,Inc.

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
2500 South Horseshoe Drive

City:
Naples

Zip:
34104

County:
Collier


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Revs Institute,Inc.

Address:
2500 South Horseshoe Drive

City:
Naples

State:
FL

Zip:
34104

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Mark Vargas

Contact Email:
mvargas@chmotorcars.com

Contact Phone:
2396877387

Contact Fax:
2396437167

How to apply

 Please email or fax resume.  No phone calls please.


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