Digitization Student Technician

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Posted 25 September, 2012. Closes 11:00 am, 13 October, 2012


Digital Initiatives

Job Title:

Digitization Technician

Date Posted:

25 September, 2012

Closing Date:

13 October, 2012 11:00am

Number Available:





10 - 19.5 hours per week, Flexible schedule between 9 - 5, weekdays.

Limited duration:  job lasts through Winter quarter, possibly longer.


  • Work on digitizing (scanning) theatrical photographs using a flatbed scanner.
  • Manage & manipulate resulting digital image files with file renaming software and Photoshop.
  • Use CONTENTdm software to record information about selected images.
  • Training on these procedures will be provided.

Required Qualifications:

  • Patience, tolerance for series of repetitive tasks, and attention to detail.
  • Comfortable and dexterous with large numbers of files, including organizing directory structures;  confidence in handling directory navigation
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented person with problem solving abilities, especially in computer and software use.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Photoshop and MS Excel.

Other Details:

Contact Library HR with any questions;  please do not contact department directly.

Application Process:

  1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader*.
  2. Submit the following in the Library student employment online dropbox:
    • Application form
    • Cover letter

Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

*Some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms.

For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
Erik Dahl