Opening: Full-time Digital Project Manager, George Washington University

The Digital Project Manager will have key responsibility for managing all technical and operational aspects of digitization and/or digital reformatting projects undertaken by GWU’s Cyberinfrastructure Center (CIC). The DP Manager will oversee projects from design through final project deliverables.

Posting Number: Staff – 000396

Position Title: Digital Project Manager

FLSA: Exempt, Full-Time

Pay Grade: 20

Work Schedule: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday

Total Hours Per Week: 40

Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Work Address of Position: 2130 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification

Job Description Summary:

The Digital Project Manager will have key responsibility for managing all technical and operational aspects of digitization and/or digital reformatting projects undertaken by GWU’s Cyberinfrastructure Center (CIC). The DP Manager will oversee projects from design through final project deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years relevant experience. Degree requirements maybe substituted with a combination
of education, training and experience.

Required Qualifications:

• Proven experience in successful project management.
• Proven experience collaborating with others to create effective repeatable
processes.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Working knowledge of relevant digital library standards, such as MARC, EAD,
HTML, XML, MODS, and Dublin Core.
• Knowledge of current metadata schemes and evolving standards.
• Experience working with supervisors in adjusting workflow to accommodate
changing priorities.

Desired Qualifications:

• Successful experience working with a variety of academic library staff.
• Familiarity with some or all of these metadata standards: MARC, EAD, TEI,
VRA Core, Dublin Core, MODS, and METS.
• Experience with digital library management systems like CONTENTdm,
Dspace, or Fedora.
• Experience working with non-Roman Unicode-based textual data.
• Experience working with and/or managing library IT staff.
• Working knowledge of one or more programming languages.

Working Conditions: Normal Office Environment

Physical Demands: Normal Office Environment

Required open-ended question:  Describe a large-scale technology project with which you’ve been involved that required coordinating multiple people, changing priorities, and shifting project timelines to ultimately deliver a satisfactory end product.
 
Functions:

1.      In collaboration with relevant library staff, assesses and manages all technical and operational procedural aspects of multiple digital library projects.

2.       In consultation with the Directors of the Cyberinfrastructure Center, develops and applies best practices and standards in digitization workflow.

3.      In consultation with the Directors of the Cyberinfrastructure Center, assesses lessons learned from existing and new projects, and incorporates appropriate changes into ongoing project planning and implementation.

4.       Writes and maintains policies and procedures relating to the management of digital collections.

5.       Regularly informs library staff and appropriate University officials of goals, progress, and potential future directions.

Please apply through George Washington University’s application management system: https://www.gwu.jobs  At this page go to “search postings” and type 000396 in the “Position Number” field.

The Library’s website URL is http://www.gelman.gwu.edu