The University of Alabama in Huntsville Digital Projects Specialist/Library/RL3987 in Huntsville, Alabama

About The University of Alabama in Huntsville:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is a Tier 1 national university located in Huntsville, AL, which Southern Living recently named one of the best college towns in the South. It serves more than 9,100 students from 90 countries and almost all 50 U.S. states, with its graduates going on to higher average starting salaries than those from any other school in the state. UAH offers 89 degree programs in Engineering, Nursing, Education, Science, Business, and the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Its 505-acre campus, which includes more than 15 high-tech research centers and labs, is also the anchor tenant for the second-largest research park in the nation. UAH is regularly ranked the best return on investment among all schools in Alabama. Refer to for more information on the university, its academic and extracurricular programs and offerings, and the community it serves.

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Job Description:

The Digital Projects Specialist will report to the Head of Special Collections and Archives and will be responsible for library services related to the Library's digitization program.


Master's degree in Library Science, Archival Studies, History, or a related field/6 months of full-time verifiable work experience in a library or archives setting/must have experience in Archive Space, DSpace, CONTENTdm, LibApps, or Omeka or another library or archival content management system/must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite/must possess excellent verbal communication and presentation skills/certificate in Archival studies, Digital Curation or a membership in the Academy of Certified Archivist is preferred/ability to read, write, and translate German is desired/experience with Dublin Core, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Encoded Archival Description (EAD) or Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) is preferred/experience selecting and scanning documents for Library and Archival projects is desired/1 year experience in a library or archives setting is preferred

The approximate annual salary range for this position is $37,000 - $39,091.

Additional Information:

Professional Certification If a professional certification or degree verification is required for the vacancy, the University will require the applicant to provide copies of documents to verify such information.

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents online:

  1. UAH Application For Employment (via step 3) Electronic Form

  2. Resume/CV (via step 4)

Optional- Applicants may also upload additional documents (cover letter, references, etc.).

Returning Applicants- Login to your UAH Careers Account to check your completed application

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Category: Professional

Department: Library

Locations: Huntsville, AL

Posted: Mar 14, '18

Type: Exempt

Ref. No.: RL3987