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Library Production Associate

Company name
University of North Texas Libraries

Salary
Commensurate with experience

Location
Denton, TX
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**** This is a full-time temporary five-year position

The University of North Texas Libraries are seeking to hire a Library Production Associate to join our Digital Projects Unit. The Library Production Associate will coordinate digitization and description of a large collection of archival materials.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Completing inventories of physical materials, preparing them for scanning, and tracking them in the lab

* Scanning text and images on a variety of equipment

* Adjusting scans for contrast, sharpness, and/or color fidelity

* Examining files for quality and consistency

* Creating original metadata records to describe archival materials

* Working in conjunction with the Libraries' External Relations Office to maintain a relationship with the funding agency and to provide regular statistics and updates

* Ensuring that project deadlines are met

* Assisting with hiring, training, and task supervision of student assistants

* Approving student time in the WebClock system

* Preparing and updating written training guides

Institution:

University of North Texas Libraries

Type of Library:

Academic

City:

Denton, Texas

Annual Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Salary Comment:

Telephone:

Fax:

Email Address:

sue.wood@unt.edu

Website Address:

jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64308

Required Education:

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and one year of progressively responsible library experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Required Experience:

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Extensive knowledge of library principles and policies, and knowledge of specialized area functions and workflows.

* Experience in working effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the community.

* Ability to utilize multiple computer applications toward increased productivity in a rapidly changing environment.

* Strong leadership skills.

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

* Knowledge of safe working procedures and security measures related to work performed.

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Demonstrated interest in imaging

* Facility with visual details

* Understanding of basic Photoshop editing and batch processing techniques

* Ability to accomplish repetitive tasks and produce high-quality output

* Ability to pay close attention to detail

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

* Ability to effectively train student workers and provide oversight of specific tasks

* Experience handling archival materials

* Experience with flatbed, duplex, and/or planetary scanning technologies and practices

* Supervisory experience

* Visual acuity to use a computer monitor and to assess visual details

* Manual dexterity to use a computer keyboard and mouse, and to manipulate fine controls

* Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

* Ability to lift objects up to 35 pounds

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