Digital Projects Coordinator – the National Gallery of Art Library, Washington, DC

The National Gallery of Art is seeking applicants for a permanent, full-time professional position in the library’s administrative department. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the library division’s digital projects coordinator.

Librarian (Digital Projects Coordinator) (GS1410-11)

The incumbent reports to the executive librarian and serves as project manager in conjunction with the division’s department heads in developing, implementing, and maintaining a systematic digitization program.

The incumbent:

  • Coordinates the development, implementation, maintenance, and preservation of the library’s digital collections, which include digitized rare materials and special collections, image resources, and born-digital content;
  • Formulates procedures for the creation, accessioning, intake, and long-term preservation of the library’s digital assets;
  • Manages application of division and institutional standards and guidelines for creating, managing, assessing, preserving, describing, and delivering digital collections to Gallery staff and the scholarly community;
  • Assesses the efficacy of existing workflows and recommends improvements to processes related to digitization and metadata creation in a variety of formats.

 Detailed information about the position’s duties and qualifications as well as application instructions are available via the USAJOBS links provided below. The job announcement will close at 11:59 pm on Friday, October 18, 2019.  Applicants must provide ALL supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy announcement in order to be considered.

NGA-19-152A (Open to all U.S. citizens)

NGA-19-152B (Persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities.)

 Note: Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each. Current Federal employees who do not meet the time-in-grade requirement should apply to announcement NGA-19-152A.

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