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Part-time Digital Production Assistant, Northeastern University Library (Boston)

Northeastern University Library’s Digital Production Services department (DPS) is looking for a part-time digital production assistant. DPS is a collaborative department that encompasses digitization, metadata for digital collections, and the digital repository. This position will report to the Digital Production Librarian and will have more of a digitization focus. They will reformat, create metadata, and transcribe captions for library and archival materials. 

Responsibilities include: 
Digitizing archival documents using Epson Expression 12000XL and Bookeye 4 scanners  
Creating MODS metadata for digitized items  
Reformatting A/V materials (such as VHS tapes and DVDs) and creating access copies using FFmpeg  
Transcribing and formatting captions for digitized videos using GBH’s Cadet tool  
Other duties as projects and interests allow 


Required qualifications: 
Attention to detail  
Ability to quickly learn new technology  
Collaborative working style and excellent communication skills  
Ability to work independently 
Flexibility in dealing with change  
Coursework in metadata or cataloging  

Preferred qualifications:  
Experience in the digitization of flat items or A/V materials 
Experience working with archival or special collections materials  
Experience with metadata for library or archival collections  

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$19.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Apply through the Northeastern Job application portal 


2023-02-27 |  Quick link to this job