Department: Heritage Group
Reports To: Digital Assets Administrator
FLSA Status: Part Time
SUMMARY: The United States Naval Institute is seeking highly motivated and detail-oriented individuals for paid Digital Asset Cataloger positions. These are entry-level positions suitable for those enrolled or considering enrollment in Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs, Museum Studies, and similar fields.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Creating inventories, forming collections, and creating metadata for materials in the Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).
- Preparing archival photographs for digitization
- Assisting in the development of catalog structures and metadata taxonomies
- Assisting in the development of Asset Management workflows and automation
- Other duties as assigned
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires attention to detail and the ability to perform repetitive tasks. Successful catalogers will learn to interpret information and parse it into standardized fields within a digital asset management system.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in information science, history, or a related field preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: No special requirement
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: No special requirement.
REASONING ABILITY: Must be able to prioritize.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: No specific requirements.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: No special requirements.
COMPENSATION: The position pays $15 per hour for no more than 29 hours per week.
Application Instructions: For full consideration, interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references, to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying “Digital Asset Cataloger” in the subject of your email.
The Naval Institute is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). For more information, visit www.usni.org.