Job: Librarian Media Project Specialist

General Information
Position:
Librarian Media Project Specialist

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$23.29 Hourly

Job Category:
Other

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

Description:

 

This position will be responsible for the digitization of historical and art items within the Library's Special Collections. Duties also include quality control of images, archiving, inputting metadata and the calibrating and maintenance of digitization equipment as well as developing procedures and best practices for scanning historical items.

  • Coordinates and executes the digital conversion of special collections materials for the Miami-Dade Public Library's Digital Collections, which includes using different types of equipment such as oversized flatbed and Bookeye scanners.  Ensures quality control of images, performing post-processing work on every digital object; treats digital image files for color accuracy, contract and density; and creates digital files for archiving, publishing and electronic reproduction.
  • Inputs basic descriptive metadata in project spreadsheets, capturing technical metadata and assigning unique digital identifiers according to local standards for naming conventions.
  • Calibrates monitors and digitization devices to ensure quality and efficiency and communicates with external support as needed.
  • Creates guiedlines for scanning procedures and best practices.
  • Performs other related work.

Education:

Bachelor's degree. One year of experience in the digital field is required. Experience with Macs, PCs and digital media creation software to include, but not limited to, Adobe Creative Cloud is highly preferred.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
12-09-2019

Application deadline:
12-16-2019

Apply at:
https://www.miamidade.gov/global/humanresources/jobs/home.page

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Main Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
101 W. Flagler Street

City:
Miami

Zip:
33130

County:
Miami-Dade


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Main Library

Address:
101 W. Flagler Street

City:
Miami

State:
FL

Zip:
33130

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Michelle Casanova-Perez, Human Resources Manager

Contact Email:
recruitment@mdpls.org

Contact Phone:
305-375-5381

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please visit https://www.miamidade.gov/global/humanresources/jobs/home.page for application instructions and more information.


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