Detailed Job Description
The IT Technical Specialist II performs a broad scope of professional IT activities requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of IT principles, practices and procedures. Usually requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity.
Additional Department Summary:
The Digital Repository Manager has primary responsibility for the management and support of our growing repository of content, as well as infrastructure development and support for preservation and long-term access. This position also has oversight of the digitization workflow, ensuring digitized content moves through the stages of preparation through online delivery and preservation in a timely manner. This person will research software developments in the field and potentially modify those we adopt to meet our own needs. The Digital Repository Manager will analyze technical and work flow problems and devise and implement solutions.This position will maintain appropriate hardware and software and perform other duties as needed. Supervision of up to two (2) students may be assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or higher and 1 year of experience in a relevant IT field (Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered), OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of intermediate programming, networking, system, multimedia or instructional technology skills. May require intermediate level training or certification.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
At least six (6) months of library experience, and at least six (6) months of training or experience in digitization software, hardware, and applications.
Skills and Knowledge:
• Advanced degree in information science, computer science, or related field.• Demonstrated expertise in the creation and management of digital information in a library, archive, or museum setting. • Expertise in color calibration, color management systems, audio digitization and optimization. • Knowledge of diacritics and encoding issues, particularly between MS Office product exports and UTF-8. • Knowledge of metadata standards such as EAD and MODS.• Experience in computer programming, both server-side and web delivery• Background in photography or digital imaging technologies OR background in analog/digital audio capture and editing. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 31969.56 Midpoint - $ 46342.44
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.