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    This position is located in the Digital Resources Division, Law Library, Library Collection and Services Group.

    The position description number for this position is 414531.

    The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

    This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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    This position is not eligible for permanent remote telework.

    This position serves as a Digital Collection Specialist and is responsible for acquisitions, management of digital collections, project development, management, consultation, and liaison work.

    The incumbent assists with the integration of digital and traditional library services through work on assigned projects involving digital reformatting and/or collecting original digital material.

    Individually and in collaboration with IT and digital media experts, incumbent assists with program components that include design, implementation, and evaluation of projects, creation of digital images and post-processing functions, review of presentation of digital material, metadata and standards for content development, and models for information access and delivery. The incumbent liaises with various working groups throughout the Library involved in digital technologies and automated systems as they relate to digital reformatting and collecting original digital material. Assists with parts of a wide variety of complex projects for service and access of the Law Library’s digital media holdings. These collections span multimedia forms of expression including text, graphic, photographic, moving image, cartographic, and mixed media to include web content. Projects may involve one or more of the Law Library’s digital material collections intended to establish and/or enhance standards for collecting, creating, and maintaining digital material online.

    Serves as a digital collections specialist for assigned tasks and workflows within the Digital Resources Division. Applies knowledge of library policies and procedures related to the assigned tasks and workflows in order to acquire and present digital collection materials. Implements, tests, and improves workflows in order to achieve digital content management goals for the assigned tasks and workflows. Consults with senior members of the unit to resolve problems or issues. Ensures that content for the assigned workflows meets the Library's format and metadata technical standards for acceptance.

    Assists in planning and implementing assigned portions of digital acquisitions projects. Suggests improvements to workflows for assigned content. Adheres to priorities and time-frames established by management.

    Develops personal contacts to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships in order to provide or exchange information and professional knowledge related to the assigned tasks or workflows.

    Acquires and applies knowledge of techniques and methods relating to digital content management and digital projects. Proposes modifications to existing information practices, precedents, and techniques and adapts previous approaches to solve information, organization, and access issues related to digital content within the assigned task or workflow.

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