Digital Production Assistant

Assists Digital Services staff in the digitization of library scholarly, archival, and special collections materials for inclusion in the libraries online repositories, exhibits, and support patron requests. W&M Libraries is committed to building a culturally diverse cohort and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented candidates.

ADA Considerations:
This job requires constant operation of a computer and scanning equipment, the ability to move inside the department as well as position self to retrieve and shelve materials under 10 pounds.

Department: 
Digital Services
Pay Rate: 
$13/hour
Hours per week: 
8-12 hours, flexible during department’s operating hours
Responsibilities: 
  • Create digital scans of library materials (including, but not limited to, manuscripts, maps, diaries, photographs, artifacts and rare books).
  • Use scanners, camera equipment, and software to create digital image files (TIFF, JPEG, PDF), using set parameters for archival quality imaging.
  • Compiling information into spreadsheets.
  • May have some additional job duties related to individual project.
Qualifications: 
  • Availability Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team.
  • Proficient with Adobe software (especially Photoshop and Bridge) and Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Experience with PC and/or Mac OS preferred.
  • Ability to follow set procedures and workflow for individual projects.
  • Ability to create work within provided specifications.

To apply, complete our application for student employment.