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Digital Projects Manager

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Posting Details


Posting Number S01620P


Working Title Digital Projects Manager
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 007543
Assigned Organizational Area University
FLSA Exempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade A
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 1820
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2017


Department Roesch Library - 2910
Advertised Location UD Main



The Digital Projects Manager will coordinate activity of all digital project contributors from across University libraries. They will direct the workflow for the projects, manage daily scanning activities, and supervise a production team of student workers. They will collaborate with other staff in the University Libraries and with campus partners to ensure that technical standards and professional practices are followed, monitor production numbers, and work with contributors to meet project deadlines, resolve potential copyright or privacy concerns, review scanned items and metadata for quality control and upload the digital content to our institutional repository. Working with the Libraries’ marketing and outreach team and the website team, the digital projects manager will ensure that projects are successfully promoted.

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience working in a library, archives, museum or related setting.
Knowledge of digital imaging technologies
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS-Excel and MS-Access
Demonstrated project management skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working on a digital projects in a library, archives, museum or related setting.
Familiarity with preservation best practice in a library or archives context
Experience with Web-based collection presentation systems such as Omeka and Blacklight
Familiarity with digital asset management processes
Experience with project management software
Experience with mass-digitization projects
Knowledge of processes and policies for securing rights for digital content
Experience working with metadata standards and an appreciation of the role metadata plays in discovery.
Experience in photography with knowledge of lighting, color calibration, aspect, and aperture
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information to non-experts
Ability to train and instruct in digitization and digital photography techniques and processes effectively

Work Hours


Number of Positions Available 1
Proposed Posting Date 07/12/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date 07/25/2017
Open until filled?
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please explain your experience working in a library including the job duties and responsibilities of your position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents