Digital Asset Cataloger (multiple positions) at U.S. Naval Institute- Annapolis, MD

SUMMARY:  The United States Naval Institute is seeking highly motivated and detail-oriented individuals for paid Digital Asset Cataloger positions. These are entry-level positions suitable for those enrolled or considering enrollment in Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs, Museum Studies, and similar fields.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating inventories, forming collections, and creating metadata for materials in the Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).
  • Preparing archival photographs for digitization
  • Assisting in the development of catalog structures and metadata taxonomies
  • Assisting in the development of Asset Management workflows and automation
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires attention to detail and the ability to perform repetitive tasks. Successful catalogers will learn to interpret information and parse it into standardized fields within a digital asset management system.

EXPERIENCE: Entry-Level

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in information science, history, or a related field preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: No special requirement

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: No special requirement.

REASONING ABILITY: Must be able to prioritize.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: No specific requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: No special requirements.

COMPENSATION: The position pays $15 per hour for no more than 29 hours per week

Application Instructions: For full consideration, interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references, to jhoppe@usni.org, specifying “Digital Asset Cataloger” in the subject of your email.

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