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101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

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Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

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Job Description


Job Title:  Technical/Digital Assistant, Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education

Misc. Temp. (through May 2013), parrt time 20 hours per week.  $12 per hour

Supervisor: Digital Collections Specialist

Job Summary:  Organize, oversee, and complete a variety of technical projects (scanning, cataloging, metadata management) for the Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education at greenfield.brynmawr.edu.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to the needs of the Greenfield project team regarding uploading and managing material on the Omeka-based site
  • Move metadata between Omeka and CONTENTdm
  • Catalog and upload items using CONTENTdm
  • Review and correct metadata in spreadsheets and text files
  • Create and manage digital files of all file types (text, image, audio, video)
  • Prepare textual material for scanning into electronic formats using flatbed and book scanners
  • Provide instructions on scanning and cataloging to student workers
  • Provide regular reports to the project group on scanning, cataloging and metadata project status


Minimum Education and Experience: Completed or currently enrolled in MLIS program with a concentration in digital libraries, or BA with demonstrated experience digitizing historical, manuscript or artifact collections in a library or museum setting.  Familiarity CONTENTdm preferred; knowledge of Omeka, WordPress and Extensis Portfolio also helpful. General understanding of digital file processing and management, preferably using Adobe Bridge as well as some type of Digital Asset Management system. Experience creating metadata according to Dublin Core standards and using Excel spreadsheets and text editors to create and manipulate metadata.
Must be able to left and handle archives boxes weighing 35 pounds and have the ability to be mobile between work stations and Library buildings.