Digital Projects Coordinator - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group seeks an experienced full-time Digital Projects Coordinator for a position with our client, a prestigious government library located in Beltsville, MD. The Digital Projects Coordinator will be responsible for leading a digitization project aimed at preserving a large bound volume collection, making this collection accessible to the public. This is a 1 year full time contract (40 hour a week; Monday-Friday) benefited position, working on-site at the client’s facility.  

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a digital project aimed at the preservation and accessibility of a bound volumes collection. 
  • Work across divisions with multiple team members and follow an exact timeline for deliverables.
  • Apply metadata and digitization standards to a large law collection
  • Collaborate with Federal employees to apply metadata and will contribute new ideas when needed. 

Qualifications: 
  • An MLS plus 3-5 years’ experience working with metadata standards and digital objects
  • Experience creating web content preferred 
  • Experience in a law setting preferred
  • Understanding of the use of metadata schema and tools (in particular MODS, PubMed and JATS)
  • Experience with archival theory and practices and archival management systems. 
  • Knowledge of utilizing computer technology and software (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; web-based tools)

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.