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Title: Digital Project Manager (3 year Temp)
Reports to: Manager, Archives
Job Code: DPM1
We seek a Digital Project Manager to manage the day-to-day timeline and work flow for Carnegie Hall's Digital Archives Project, a comprehensive initiative that will digitize extensive paper and audio-visual holdings documenting the Hall's 120-year history, ensuring that they are preserved for future generations and made increasingly accessible to the public. Manage vendor relationships, perform quality control on results of digitization work, and monitor project outcomes. Serve as key team member participating in selection of new digital asset management system, taking the lead in developing taxonomy and metadata for digital materials. Serve as Archives point person in coordinating plans to create digital repository designed to house both the Hall's legacy collections as well as newly-created digital content. This position will be in place throughout the first three years of the Digital Archives Project and may extend beyond that time based on project requirements.
Qualifications: BA/BS, in Archival Management or Library Information Science (master's degree a plus). Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience, including work with digital emphasis. Experience in the care, handling, and preservation of a wide range of audiovisual media. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices for analog and digital preservation and access. Strong project management skills. Understanding of databases, working knowledge of digital content formats, and experience working with digital asset and content management systems (specific experience with SQL 2008 R2; ASP.NET technologies; and/or Ektron CMS400 v8.5 a plus). Keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Excellent written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively about the project with both technical and non-technical staff. Desire to work as part of a team.
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