The Digital Imaging Technician at Princeton University Library (PUL) is involved in the preparation and photography/scanning of library materials, principally using a bound item copy system, comprised of specialized cameras and medium format digital backs. The successful candidate will be part of a team of eight technicians dedicated to providing access to world class collections in support of PUL's mission and vision.
Candidates invited for an interview should be prepared to demonstrate basic image editing ability and show photographic skill through a small sampling of photographs, in analog or digital form.
The individual in this role will work with a copy stand/digital camera (35mm or medium format) system, flatbed scanners or a high-production microform scanner. The Technician has responsibility for image processing, editing and organizing digital files on Macintosh and Windows systems, as well as photographic documentation of conservation treatment.
The successful candidate will use bibliographic data from the catalog/finding aid record to develop directory structure and potentially add structural data to items using customized repository tools. The incumbent self-manages and documents workflow, from retrieving, securing and returning materials through image capture, processing and repository ingest.
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