Digital Asset Coordinator

06/28/2019 Stanford, CA ∙ 0 APPLY VIEW ALL JOBS

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The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Digital Asset Coordinator for the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. 

About Stanford University's Hoover Institution: The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a public policy research center devoted to the advanced study of economics, politics, history, and political economy-both domestic and foreign-as well as international affairs. 

Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover before he became the thirty-first president of the United States, the Institution began as a repository of historical material gathered at the end of World War I. The library and archives have grown to be among the largest private repositories of documents on twentieth-century political and economic history. Over time the Institution expanded its mission from collecting archival material to conducting advanced research on contemporary history and economics and applying this scholarship to current public policy challenges. 

With its eminent scholars and world-renowned library and archives, the Hoover Institution seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all humanity.


Under minimal supervision, perform the most complex technical work associated with a wide variety of analytical data and produce routine, single data sources' information requests. The Digital Asset Coordinator will be an essential contributor to and team member of the Hoover Library & Archives' (HILA) Digital First/Virtual Library initiative.

Under the general guidance of the Systems Infrastructure Manager, this position supports the management and maintenance of digital assets in the HILA digital repository systems (i.e., LAM collections management systems, digital asset management systems, digital preservation systems, etc.) to facilitate the preservation and enduring access to special collections resources, in a variety of formats, related to twentieth century history in a variety of languages.



* Other duties may also be assigned.


Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience required. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics, engineering, or information science. Advanced degree preferred.

Relevant experience may include: repository management, digital reformatting for preservation and access, digital collection development, or digital preservation and access.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Desired/Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Certifications and Licenses:


*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.



The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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