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Subject: Job: Digital Content Specialist at Boston College
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:59:17 -0000
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**Boston College Introduction**
Boston College is a leading national Jesuit, Catholic university, enrolling
14,700 students, 9,000 undergraduates and 4,900 graduate and professional
students. Located six miles from downtown Boston, the University has 760
time faculty, 2,500 employees, an operating budget of $845 million, and an
endowment of $1.9 billion.
Department: 060021 - O'Neill Library
Position: 00012510 - Digital Content Specialist
Grade or Band: 2ND
This person plays a pivotal role in creating digital collections for the
Boston College libraries, including metadata, digital objects, and the
infrastructure to support discovery, access, dissemination, and
Working collaboratively with other members of the digital library staff,
will be responsible for carrying out projects from start to finish, adhering
to best practices and standards. They will execute plans as developed by
the Digital Program Planning and the Scholarly Communications teams.
investigate and implement new technologies and troubleshoot technical issues
as required in order to continuously improve our digital collections and
institutional repository and associated services to the Boston College
community. Is a member of the Library Digital team, and
they will report to the Digital Preservation Manager.
* 3-5 years experience with digitizing and processing both print and
photographic materials is required.
* Must have worked for at least two years in digital libraries and
* Demonstrated record of technical proficiency, with both hardware
* Some first-hand experience using DigiTool, xslt, and TEI text encoding.
* A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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