Classification: Full-time with Benefits, Exempt, Temporary (Job Duration: 18 months), Hybrid (Open to fully remote work for the right candidate)
Location: CHM’s Shustek Center, Fremont, Ca
The Coordinator has primary responsibility for cataloging and metadata integration for newly digitized materials from the Museum’s collection into the new collection management system. The Coordinator will work closely with the Digitization and Data Project Manager in preparation of materials for digitization and QC. They will assist in prioritizing work and on workflows for digitization. Digitization will cross all artifact formats including still and moving images, 3-D objects, audio, archival collections, and software boxes. The successful applicant will have an understanding and knowledge of multiple controlled vocabularies and the life cycle of digital objects. The position will support the OpenCHM initiative and general collection operations. The Coordinator will work closely and collaboratively with collections and curatorial staff in implementing CHM’s move to a new Collections Management System (CMS) and further enabling a new online collections access platform. The position requires an individual who is invested in active communication, self-motivated and eager to learn and explore. The Coordinator will have knowledge of the functions and technologies related to CMS’s for museum and archival collections, plus search and retrieval functions. OpenCHM is a strategic, long-term initiative to build a technology platform that allows us to “unlock” our world-class collection and share it more broadly – to reach millions around the globe with impact. This is a 18 month temporary position. The incumbent will work at the Museum’s Shustek Center in Fremont California. The work schedule is flexible within normal working hours and some work can be done remotely.
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$63,000 - $65,000 Annually
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