The Digital Curator will work to help properly collect, manage and prepare data, observing local standards and protocols. The Curator, with training and support from the Digital Project Team, will normalize and prepare the data for ingest into the Library Institutional Repository, using a variety of software systems to maintain and organize data, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro™, Open Refine, and a variety of custom tools.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Researching and interviewing stakeholders with a variety of stature and backgrounds
Developing and writing clear explanations of complex concepts in order to facilitate discovery and understanding to laypersons
Providing weekly status reports, and occasional status presentations to stakeholders
Coordinating with creators of digital content in order to preserve context
Applying local and community best practices and standards in a highly consistent manner
Creating and manipulating data in a variety of formats (such as CSV, XLS, HTML, and XML), including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), and Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
Working directly with stakeholders across the center upon occasion
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount.
Experience working in a federal library
Experience in data collection and management
Advanced training and experience with information services and information science, records management, and/or data management
Ability to perform related tasks and be comfortable performing the activities listed above
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution desired
Ability to present comfortably in front of a group
Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds
Advanced skills in Adobe Acrobat Pro, Open Refine, and the Microsoft suite of products
Cadence Group, a certified woman-owned small business, is a user-centric information and records management company with over 25 years of experience in consulting and information management services. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with an office in Washington, D.C., Cadence Group provides services to large federal agencies, as well as state and local governments. By combining web content manageme...nt, records and information management, library science, knowledge management, user experience, and training and technology services, Cadence Group helps corporate and government clients easily obtain, manage, disseminate, and communicate information. With the help of our expertise, clients optimize information assets, maintain compliance, and acquire information experts through our staffing and placement services.