Digital Project Manager

Job description

Job no: 493472
Work type: Staff
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Other

Position Title:

Digital Project Manager


Library Instrctnl Sup/Archives

Term of Assignment:

Grant term

Term End Date, If Applicable:

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt = overtime eligible

Work Schedule:

The position is a two-year grant term. Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend work required.


Targeted salary range: $41,000-$44,000



Brief Statement of DutiesBrief Statement of Duties:

Primarily responsible for creating and implementing workflows and procedures to enable the effective acquisition, description, access, management, and preservation of a broad range of analog and born-digital content. Oversee and monitor all aspects of digital project work, including digitization of original materials, description of materials according to accepted metadata and collection level description standards, and online publication of digital objects. Hire, train, and supervise three undergraduate student assistants. Assist the project director and the UPLINK Board of Directors in publicizing and promoting UPLINK, including training network members in basic processing of historical manuscript collections.

Minimum QualificationsRequired Education:

Master's Degree

Discipline / Degree Area:

ALA accredited Information Science, Library Science, Archival Science, or related field

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:

Possess or ability to obtain a valid motor vehicle operator's license within the first two weeks of employment.

Required Minimum Work Experience:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:

Demonstrated familiarity with digital imaging and metadata standards and practices. Experience processing archival analog collections.
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, successfully balance competing priorities, and work with inflexible deadlines.
Ability to work comfortably with minimal supervision.
Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to effectively contribute to team projects.

Additional Desirable QualificationsAdditional Desirable Qualifications:

Member of the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA).
Possess a Society of American Archivists Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certification.
Supervisory experience.
Experience working on multi-institutional collaborative projects.
Experience working with an OAIS preservation platform.
Experience working with ArchivesSpace and Preservica.

OtherSpecial Instructions to Applicants:

Submit application, cover letter and resume

Contact Information:

Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493

Equal Employment Opportunity:

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Feb 16 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Mar 04 2021 Eastern Standard Time




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Job No:
Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 3/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time