Digital Initiatives Coordinator

Job Overview

The Digital Initiatives Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of digital projects falling under the purview of the Digital Initiatives Department at the Law Library. The duties for which they are principally accountable include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of the production digitization and post-processing of library materials
  • Scheduling and oversight of scanning personnel and equipment
  • Facilitation of the transfer of files within internal storage platforms and ingest to external repositories
  • Management of digitization statistics and metadata
  • Execution of digital asset preservation actions

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Associate Law Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections, the Digital Initiatives Coordinator is a member of the Digital Initiatives and Special Collections division, which includes the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digital Initiatives Assistant, the Special Collections Librarian, the Law Center Archivist, the Special Collections Technician, and the Conservation Technician.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of library experience
  • Ability to organize projects and accomplish goals
  • High level of proficiency with personal computers and software, the internet and library-relevant information technology applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform command-line tasks
  • Familiarity with digital image editing programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge
  • General knowledge of how digital library collections and electronic objects are used in an academic setting
  • Knowledge of MARC, METS and Dublin Core and other metadata standards appropriate for digital materials