Aug 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The Georgia NDNP Project Manager is responsible for managing the two-year newspaper digitization project funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant, including overseeing all selection, microfilm evaluation, microfilm-to-digital conversion activities for historic newspapers, and managing relationships with external partners and vendors. The Georgia NDNP Project Manager reports to the Digital Projects Librarian/Archivist (Newspapers). Responsibilities of this position are highly complex and performed with an exceptional degree of authority, independence, and initiative in decision-making and creative problem-solving that requires careful interpretation and constant use of discretionary judgment. This is a 24-month, full-time, benefits-eligible position. The award-winning Digital Library of Georgia is a GALILEO initiative based at the University of Georgia Libraries. The DLG works together with Georgia's libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions of cultural heritage to provide access to the cultural and historical resources of the state of Georgia. This primary mission is accomplished through the ongoing development, maintenance, and preservation of digital collections and online digital library resources. These may include materials such as original manuscripts, typescripts, books, photographs, maps, sheet music, posters and broadsides, newspapers, primary source materials on microfilm, audio, video, and other formats. Each project is made available freely to the public as part of GALILEO. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree AND three years related progressively responsible library experience which includes one year of supervisory or management experience; OR seven years progressively responsible library, archives, information center or related work experience which includes one year of supervisory or management experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.