Digitization Technologist position open!

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Digital Services at the University of Alabama is hiring a new Digitization Technologist! For more information, or to apply, please go to and search in the Working Title field.

The Digitization Technologist will analyze technical problems and devise solutions, as well as seek out methods for new and better functionality. Research into improved methods of delivery and preservation support is expected.

The Digitization Technologist position requires an individual who is self-motivated, curious, and eager to learn and explore. The successful applicant will have a good base of understanding of a variety of technologies related to digitization and digital libraries, and will be capable of quickly processing and integrating new technical information and developments. This position requires strong analytical problem-solving capabilities and technical expertise. Command-line scripting capabilities are expected.

The Digitization Technologist will be involved in developing software support for digitization, preservation and delivery work flows. Additionally, this position will be responsible for capture, quality control, optimization, gathering of administrative, technical, structural, and descriptive metadata, and tracking, archiving and storage of resulting digital objects.

Interested in joining our team? Apply today!
Closing date: November 6, 2012.

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