18.131 job at Georgetown

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 06:51:53 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 131.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 06:47:20 +0100
         From: Mike Neuman <neuman_at_georgetown.edu>
         Subject: Position at Georgetown

Job Announcement - Please Post


The Georgetown University Library seeks a Digital Production Specialist to
support the production, creation and maintenance of the collections and
services of the Georgetown Digital Library. The work includes: directing
workflow processes, operating procedures, and technical aspects of
production workflow necessary to bring digital projects to completion;
managing standards compliance, encoding metadata, writing and maintaining
scripts; creating archival and display versions of digital image files;
implementing Optical Character Recognition production for electronic texts;
converting audio and video files and managing the databases on which the
resources reside; creating and managing public and internal technical
applications including design and creation of information databases, access
restrictions, basic interactivity (forms & scripts) and domain names for
digital library and information resources; working with systems specialists
and other library and university staff in a collaborative work environment
to provide advanced web production and development solutions. Provides
information, analysis, support and training to improve the overall
expertise in web-based technologies and applications of library staff, and
keeps abreast of new standards, technologies and applications and adopts
them for the Library as appropriate.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Information Systems, or related
field. Masters in Library and Information Science from ALA-accredited
program preferred; Five years professional experience, preferably in an
academic or research library setting with increasing responsibility and
accomplishment in digital initiatives, standards and best practices in the
creation and management of digital collections, and demonstrable skills in
project management, team formation, consensus building, and problem
solving; Three years substantial experience with technology applications
for creation and delivery of digital materials, objects, and services
including programming experience using Web application development
languages such as CFML (preferred), Java or Perl, the use and applications
of Dreamweaver or other web development tools, PhotoShop, Illustrator,
Director, Flash, etc., knowledge of XML and XSL and use of platforms such
as Access, Oracle or SQL Server required.Demonstrable skills in developing
advanced Web resources including relational databases and the interactive
interfaces for them, digitizing rich media resources and Web media server
technology such as audio and video streaming. Familiarity with Text
Encoding Initiative (TEI), Encoded Archival Description (EAD), and the Open
Archives Initiative. Superior oral and written communication with a record
of substantial professional participation and accomplishment. Demonstrable
skills in project management, team formation, and problem solving;
excellent skills in speaking and writing.

$45,500 - 51,371, plus a comprehensive benefits package including 16
days/year paid leave, 13 paid holidays, medical; retirement plan; tuition

Apply online under "Computer Technology" at
http://data.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/jobs.html. The
position number is 2004-0634A. Review of applications begins immediately.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
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