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Sunday, May 30, 2010

P/T - Senior Library Clerk/Digital Media Collection - The New School

Senior Library Clerk
Office of the Librarian
The New School

The Visual Resources Department within the University Libraries seeks a part-time Senior Library Clerk for the ongoing production of the New School's growing Digital Media Collection. This position directly reports to the Library Systems Manager and works with various library directors on digitization projects. This is a part-time, union clerical position with a work schedule of 20 hours per week.

- Schedule staff of FWS/OCSE student workers;
- Create schedules of dedicated workstations of all library scanning projects in two locations (Visual Resources area and Image Editing Lab);
- Organize scanned and processed content generated in library digital projects;
- Load materials into the library's digital asset management system;
- Ensure quality of digital objects and provide regular maintenance, support and proper calibration of scanning and digitizing equipment;
- Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
- High degree of accuracy and organization;
- Strong communication skills;
- Ability to work independently;
- Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel;
- Prior digital imaging or photographic experience;
- Prior database management experience; and,
- Familiarity with visual resources management and digital imaging standards.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Strong interest and knowledge of art history and/or digital media.

Please note that this clerical position is associated with the Local 1205 Clerical Union, and employees hired in this position must become a member of the Local 1205. For information regarding the nature of this position, applicants can visit .

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