Digital Image Specialist

Institution Name 
Emory University
Position Rank 
Other
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Staff
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
February 22, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

DIGITAL IMAGE SPECIALIST

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates the digital content management system in the Visual Resources Library, which hosts over 280,000 images and special collections used in teaching, research, and publication.
  • Develops workflows and processes work orders in consultation with the department’s Visual Resources Librarian and faculty.
  • Scans, analyzes, prepares, and applies metadata to images that support student and faculty teaching, research and publication.
  • Develops and communicates policies and procedures; creates and maintains documentation.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in a related area.
  • Four years of library experience.
  • Requires one or more of the following: computer skills, special skills, subject expertise or a proficiency in a foreign language.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Art History or Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Four years active experience working with digital imagery
  • Knowledge of image-oriented software essential
  • Knowledge of archival standards and digital preservation strategies desirable
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Course Load 
This position does not require any teaching
Placement Year 

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