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Education & Experience:
Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries, with two or more years of relevant experience with digital services, products, and/or activities in a library or archival setting or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience assessing cultural heritage materials for digitization and developing work plans and production cost estimates;
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple, simultaneous projects involving multiple institutions and teams that may be geographically distributed;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical, legal, and information policy issues related to digital conversion and publication;
  • Working experience with structured data, digital object standards, and metadata formats, standards, and frameworks (i.e., METS, MODS, ALTO, MARC, IIIF, Dublin Core, etc.);
  • Familiarity with the range of digital conversion technologies and tools, especially digital imaging and/or audiovisual content reformatting technologies, processes, and professional standards (e.g., FADGI, Metamorfoze, LIMB Capture, Adobe Creative Cloud, Capture One, etc.);
  • Familiarity with project management tools and digitization workflow management systems (i.e., Trello, Smartsheet, LIMB Maestro, LIMB Processing, Goobi, Opus Workflow, DocWorks, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of United States copyright law and fair use;
  • Flexibility to be organized, productive, and effective in a dynamic environment, with the capacity to tactfully engage with others to identify opportunities and challenges;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, with strong project management skills, and the ability to use considerable judgement and initiative;
  • Ability to work effectively with decision-makers across many levels of the organization;
  • Proficient written, verbal, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills required;
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex information to audience with varying levels of experience with and knowledge of digital resources;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with the flexibility to adjust to changes and reprioritizations;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail for complex service-oriented work;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience including developing personal growth opportunities and fostering and building capacity in others, including teams.

Certifications and Licenses:
  • None

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Work with books and in places that may be dusty.
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds. Ability to lift 40 pound boxes or bundles.

*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.


  • May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients as well as with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

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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