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Tuesday, May 21, 2024 8:16 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Digitization Project Management Consultant 

(May 21, 2024)

Position Title - Digitization Project Management Consultant

Position Type - Full-time, term

Benefits - No

Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

The Workers Circle, a 124-year-old Jewish social justice organization is looking to digitize the Call, a historic Workmen’s Circle publication. We are seeking a detail-oriented Digitization Project Manager with experience in archive cataloging, content management systems and digitization.

Location: Midtown Manhattan.

Essential Function:

Oversee all activities related to the digitization of a historical publication collection.

Scope of Work:

  • Be the point person and lead for the project, developing timeline, budget, and deliverables.
  • Work closely with the digitizing vendor and web developer.
  • Prepare publications for shipping; monitor outgoing and incoming deliveries by tracking inventory.
  • Oversee subcontractor activities and conduct quality assurance.
  • Electronic cataloguing of the publication collection’s records in the content management system.
  • Encode archive catalogue/finding aid in machine readable format, in basic XML, EAD XML, or any format compatible with archive software system.
  • Work with vendor to plan and design web presence for the collection.
  • Work with web developer to create testing criteria for site, quality control, review of website functionalities, and troubleshoot issues that arise.
  • Spearhead implementation and completion of project according to proposed timeline. Work with staff to help plan outreach and promotional activities to publicize the newly digitized collection.

Skills and Education:

  • Detail-oriented.
  • Customer service and management skills essential.
  • Ability to develop and monitor workflows and project schedule; ability to set reasonable deadlines and deliver on time.
  • High comfort level and experience working with technology, including database systems, content management systems, document processing and imaging, and XML markup.
  • Understanding of archival arrangement and digitization projects.
  • BA and/or master’s degree in library and information sciences preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience.

Interested candidates should email a resume with cover letter to Maria Cardoso at mcardoso@circle.org.

We are looking to start this project immediately for launch during the first quarter of 2025.

Fee: $60,000. Terms to be negotiated.


Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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