Digital Curator- Cadence Group- Greenbelt, Maryland

Posted: September 8, 2017

Location: Greenbelt, Maryland

Salary: Open

Type: Full Time – Experienced

Categories: Archives Management, Government Archives

Required Education: 4 Year Degree

The Digital Curator will work to help properly collect, manage and prepare data, observing local standards and protocols. The Curator, with training and support from the Digital Project Team, will normalize and prepare the data for ingest into the Library Institutional Repository, using a variety of software systems to maintain and organize data, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro™, Open Refine, and a variety of custom tools.

 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Researching and interviewing stakeholders with a variety of stature and backgrounds

Developing and writing clear explanations of complex concepts in order to facilitate discovery and understanding to laypersons

Providing weekly status reports, and occasional status presentations to stakeholders

Coordinating with creators of digital content in order to preserve context

Applying local and community best practices and standards in a highly consistent manner

Creating and manipulating data in a variety of formats (such as CSV, XLS, HTML, and XML), including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), and Adobe Acrobat (PDF)

Working directly with stakeholders across the center upon occasion

 

Requirements:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount.

Experience working in a federal library

Experience in data collection and management

Advanced training and experience with information services and information science, records management, and/or data management

Ability to perform related tasks and be comfortable performing the activities listed above

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution desired

Ability to present comfortably in front of a group

Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds

Advanced skills in Adobe Acrobat Pro, Open Refine, and the Microsoft suite of products

 

About Cadence Group

Cadence Group, a certified woman-owned small business, is a user-centric information and records management company with over 25 years of experience in consulting and information management services. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with an office in Washington, D.C., Cadence Group provides services to large federal agencies, as well as state and local governments.

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