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Employment Opportunity: Archives Digitization Assistant Project Manager, NHCC

Temp Position: Archives Digitization Assistant Project Manager
Division: National Hispanic Cultural Center – Archives & Special Collections

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is seeking a contract Assistant Project Manager for a three-year digitization project starting June 2024 through May 2027. This temporary position is funded by a congressional grant through the National Archives and Records Administration. The Assistant Project Manager reports to the Project Manager and NHCC Archivist.
Approximately 30 hours per week for 3 years. This project is funded by a congressional grant and is temporary in alignment with the terms of the grant.

Dates of Project: June 2024 – May 2027

Pay: $22 per hour
Benefits: Contract positions are not eligible for benefits or paid leave

The Assistant Project Manager will work closely with the NHCC Archivist and Project Manager to:
• Implement project work flow
• Provide ongoing feedback on project work flow and other processes
• Care for project equipment and assist with maintenance as needed
• Process items for digitization
• Implement the digitization schedule
• Follow naming project conventions
• Implement a metadata system
• Assist with the photography schedule
• Implement the scanning schedule
• Assist with data storage and retrieval for project photographs and scans
• Assist with rehousing items properly after digitization
• Assist with maintaining a clean and safe photography space on the NHCC campus
• Provide feedback on the digitized materials and user experience for the revised website.
• Assist with other aspects of project as needed

1 to 2 years of experience in digitizing processes, scanning, and/or archival work
Bachelor’s degree history, Chicano/Chicanx studies, or related field.

Additional qualifications include:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work independently and with a team
• Organized and detail oriented
• Dependable and punctual
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite
• A working knowledge of various descriptive standards and digital asset management software, such as ArchiveSpace or CONTENTdm, is preferred.
• Bilingual in Spanish or familiarity with Spanish language preferred.

Other Requirements: Ability to lift 30 lbs, sit for extended periods of time, perform repetitive physical tasks

Email with resume/CV and references if you are interested in this position.

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