Digitization Clerk-LAC Group
LAC Group is seeking a Digitization Clerk to work on a year long, onsite archival project in Washington DC. The primary responsibilities for the position will be scanning and handling archived documents and assigning metadata. This is a full-time, benefited position.
Scan unique and possibly fragile archival documents
Perform scanned image quality assurance, including review and cropping
Assignment of metadata, as necessary
Condition assessment of archival materials, pre- and post-scanning
Prepare one-of-a-kind archival materials for scanning through removal of staples and paper clips
Reassemble one-of-a-kind archival materials after scanning through replacement of staples and paper clips
Correctly flag and refer scanning errors to appropriate team member
Create and undertake quality control routines to identify scanning irregularities
Document new processes as requested
Complete metadata fields and ensure metadata is attached to information and records
Monitor compliance with policies and standards and the implementation of classification systems
A Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, library science or information management is strongly preferred.
At least 2+ years of prior scanning, material handling, archive/library experience including handling fragile or rare archival documents, scanning/metadata techniques and practices.
Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Suite is preferred.
Knowledge of French and Spanish language is an advantage. Knowledge of Arabic, Russian, and Chinese languages are a plus