Digital Project Librarian for the Beaux-Arts to Modernism Project at NCSU

The North Carolina State University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Project Librarian for the Beaux-Arts to Modernism Project (one-year position). Salary: $50,000.

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The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the temporary position of Digital Project Librarian for the Beaux-Arts to Modernism Project. The NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center is building an innovative, multidimensional special collections program in support of research and teaching at the university. The Center has been awarded a grant to create an online resource of North Carolina’s historic architecture materials from the Beaux-Arts to Modernism period (ca. 1900 – 1940).

Responsibilities: The Digital Project Librarian serves as coordinator for a grant-funded project to create digital surrogates of unique and rare primary source materials. Work will be performed at NC State and at offsite locations. The incumbent manages production workflow, trains and supervises student assistants, scans architectural drawings and photographs, oversees image quality control, and creates and reviews metadata. The Digital Project Librarian develops the project’s website and serves as facilitator for usability studies. He or she works in a highly collaborative process with colleagues in the Center and throughout the Libraries to create an innovative, sustainable, and accessible online resource. NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Reports to the Digital Program Librarian for Special Collections.