The Digital Project Coordinator liaises with the library profession and
information technology industry, Digital Services Directorate (DSD) and
various working groups throughout the Library involved in digital
technologies and automated systems as they relate to reference and access.
In coordination with division experts, plans and manages a wide variety of
projects for service and access of the Library's digital media holdings.
These collections center largely on sound/audio and/or moving image content
and materials, but may also include multimedia forms of expression
including text, graphic, manuscript, and mixed media to include web
content. Projects may involve one or more of the analog and digital
material collections and are intended to establish and/or enhance standards
for creating and maintaining digital reference services and outreach in a
collaborative Internet-based environment.
Utilizes knowledge of the major issues, program goals and objectives to
coordinate and recommend digital projects. Adapts analytical techniques and
evaluation criteria to the measurement and improvement of digital program
effectiveness and productivity.
Within the parameters established by the supervisor organizes, develops,
and implements plans for specific projects and recommends ways to improve
effectiveness and efficiency of digital work operations. Provides input for
the direction and shape of the character and nature of projects. Monitors
and makes recommendations concerning the project from conception through
development, production, and introduction to the intended audience.
Coordinates and directs the work of others for specific tasks as necessary
for the completion of product development, marketing projects, public
programs, or other events.
Participates in planning the work of a unit, including formulating goals
and objectives, and identifying opportunities for improvements in methods
and procedures. Assists in managing various functions working under
competing demands and deadlines. May serve on committees and other groups
involved in investigating new technologies and their possible application
to library programs.
As directed by the supervisor, develops programs of information resources.
Develops, coordinates or serves as project manager for courses of action
and methods needed to support, design, and implement projects, interpretive
or advisory, in his/her subject specialization. Participates in preparation
of documentation necessary for the needs of the digital project programs.
Prepares reports and documentation of assigned projects and division
digital work. Assures all digital activities and plans for assigned
project(s) conform to (or enhance) current division and Library practices
and that they make optimum use of scarce resources and staff expertise.
Collaborates on digital projects related to recorded sound and/or moving
image. As directed, works with individuals internal and external to the
organization to meet project goals. Serves as a primary NAVCC liaison on
Develops personal contacts to establish and maintain cooperative work
relationships with staff throughout the Library, project partners and
contractors in order to provide or exchange information and professional
knowledge. Explains information to groups and individuals with varying
levels of understanding or knowledge of subjects. Attends workshops,
conferences, seminars, or meetings in librarianship and other relevant
fields for the purpose of professional development.
In consultation with the supervisor, researches, identifies and resolves
moderately difficult program issues or problems impacting program
initiatives in major agency organizational components. Identifies and makes
recommendations for, and coordinates resolutions and improvements related
to more challenging agency programs, services, or products.
· Opening Date: June 11, 2021
· Closing Date: June 25, 2021
· Grade Level: GS-12
· Series: 0301
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