Digital Resource Archivist and Curator, Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University

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Summary of Duties:

The Digital Resource Archivist and Curator, within Knowlton School of Architecture (KSA), leads ongoing development and implementation of policies and procedures that facilitate the acquisition, transfer, preservation, arrangement, description and access to digital materials, including video and analog materials converted to digital, in accordance with emerging standards and best practices; consults with and advises creators of digital content and external donors of content, when necessary; acts as school liaison to The Ohio State University Libraries; creates standards, policies, procedures, and tools for processing, discovery, and access to the school’s collections, and collaborates with faculty and staff on the active use of these materials; works closely with school leadership, faculty and staff in managing acquisition of digital content in all formats for digital records in the KSA Digital Library Office and School Archive; manages the Digital Library Office, which includes a large-format scanner, and School Archive; oversees operational budget and supervises undergraduate and graduate student staff; writes grants to secure additional funding for core activities; serves as the school’s Carmen and Mediasite affiliate via the affiliates program in the OSU Office of Distance Education and eLearning; responsible for maintaining the school’s Digital Library website.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Library Science with an emphasis on digital collections or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired; knowledge of metadata schemas, including ARTstor Core; experience with managing digitization projects; proactive work ethic and ability to work effectively, productively and collaboratively with only modest direct supervision.

Desired Qualifications:

Ability to lift and carry 35- to 40-pound boxes; demonstrated experience with web design and related software including Adobe Creative Suite; programming experience using Drupal, HTML, CSS,PHP, and JavaScript; experience with various database systems including MySQL; excellent visual and written communications skills pertaining to design; experience in website development and managing digital assets; experience working with images and video production; experience in office management and hiring, training and supervising student employees.

Target Salary: $45,000 – $55,000 Annually


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