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Digitization Clerk - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a Digitization Clerk to work on a year long, onsite archival project in Washington DC. The primary responsibilities for the position will be scanning and handling archived documents and assigning metadata. This is a full-time, benefited position.

  • Scan unique and possibly fragile archival documents
  • Perform scanned image quality assurance, including review and cropping
  • Assignment of metadata, as necessary
  • Condition assessment of archival materials, pre- and post-scanning
  • Prepare one-of-a-kind archival materials for scanning through removal of staples and paper clips
  • Reassemble one-of-a-kind archival materials after scanning through replacement of staples and paper clips
  • Correctly flag and refer scanning errors to appropriate team member
  • Create and undertake quality control routines to identify scanning irregularities
  • Document new processes as requested
  • Complete metadata fields and ensure metadata is attached to information and records
  • Monitor compliance with policies and standards and the implementation of classification systems

  • A Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, library science or information management is strongly preferred.
  • At least 2+ years of prior scanning, material handling, archive/library experience including handling fragile or rare archival documents, scanning/metadata techniques and practices.
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Suite is preferred.
  • Knowledge of French and Spanish language is an advantage. Knowledge of Arabic, Russian, and Chinese languages are a plus.

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