DIGITAL CURATOR- Cadence Group- Greenbelt, MD

DIGITAL CURATOR, Greenbelt, MD

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
  • 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

 

To apply, go to this link, complete the short form, and upload your resume:

http://www.cadence-group.com/job-descriptions/#digital-curator-greenbelt-md

 

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