Job: Project Coordinator for Virtual AARLCC

General Information
Position:
Project Coordinator for Virtual AARLCC

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$25.00 per hour

Job Category:
Other

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

Description:

Broward County Library’s (BCL) Community Engagement department is seeking a Project Coordinator to work alongside the Project Manager and project team to implement an exciting grant-funded project called Virtual AARLCC. Virtual AARLCC is a pilot program designed to expand access to BCL’s African American Research Library and Cultural Center’s (AARLCC) unique Special Collection through the utilization of 3D modeling and Augmented Reality.

Job Duties:

  • Oversee and maintain the project timeline, goals and the necessary elements to complete the project.
  • Collaborate and communicate with all project members to meet project milestones and deadlines.
  • Develop model scanning and metadata work plans to support the virtual exhibit website, attend regular project meetings, work with a consultant group to develop a virtual exhibit theme, storyboard the artifact website design and navigation.
  • Setup a web conferencing site that will be used for live, curated virtual tours.
  • Develop library staff training on how to conduct guided virtual exhibit tours.
  • Work with BCL’s Digital Initiatives Coordinator and Archivist to develop a 90-minute library-based augmented reality (AR) experience of the artifacts.
  • Create project surveys and an evaluation database used to manage survey intake and statistical tracking.

Tools and Equipment Used:

3D scanners, Omeka software, web design software, computer, copier, and common office equipment.


Education:

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field. Requires two years of experience in project management, 3D modeling, training development, web design/development.

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Experience working with rare artifacts
  • Experience working in libraries or museums
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to work well independently with limited direction and supervision
  • Works well with a team
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
11-08-2019

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Broward County Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
African American Research Library and Cultural Center

Address 2:
2650 Sistruk Blvd.

City:
Fort Lauderdale

Zip:
33311

County:
Broward


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Broward County Library

Address:
100 S. Andrews Avenue

Address 2:
6th Floor - Community Engagement

City:
Fort Lauderdale

State:
FL

Zip:
33301

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Roslyn Dean

Contact Email:
communityengagement@broward.org

Contact Phone:
954-357-7336

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Interested applicants please email resume to: communityengagement@broward.org


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