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Digitalization Student Assistant

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University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

The Robertson Library is seeking applications for a qualified individual to work under the direction of the Community History Librarian. The successful candidate will work with library staff to prepare and upload new additions to the free digital newspaper archive islandnewspapers.ca as well as participate in other digitization projects as they arise.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Digitize archival materials (microfilm, books, photographs, etc...) using a variety of professional quality scanning equipment
  • Process scanned images using a variety of different software programs (ex: ScanTailor and Adobe Photoshop)
  • Prepare metadata spreadsheets about the items scanned
  • Ensure that scans and data meet quality standards
  • Work on other quality assurance tasks
  • Load content into the Library’s digital asset management system
  • Track work in a project management software
  • Assist with other tasks in the Digitization Lab as required
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Comfortable with MacOS and Windows operating systems and file management (eg. moving, copying, organizing files)
  • Experience with image editing software
  • Experience with Google Apps (eg. Google Sheets, Docs, Drive, etc..)
  • Demonstrated ability to perform repetitive work while ensuring careful attention to detail
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work independently
Assets:

  • Experience using scanners and/or photographic equipment
  • Experience with a web-based content management like Drupal
  • Knowledge of the Islandora Digital Asset Management System
Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.

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Employer: University of Prince Edward Island (@upei)
Location: Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
Posted Date: 11/08/2022
Expiry Date: 11/12/2022
Type: Intern
Categories: Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Creative/Content Operations
Ref: DN-JB-944
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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