• Temporary
  • Portland, OR
  • $38,649 - $50,242 USD / Year
  • Salary: $38,649 - $50,242

Website Portland District Library: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Portland District Library: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is excited to announce a new temporary position: Digital Imagery Technician (Library and Records Support).

About the Position:

Fantastic opportunity to gain Library and Information Science experience with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). You will provide digital imaging support by transforming documents into digitally accessible formats used throughout USACE, its stakeholders, and members of the public through the USACE Digital Library. You will learn the full spectrum of the upload process. We are looking for a candidate who is detail-oriented and has creative problem-solving skills.

Duties

  • Adding accessibility to digitized documents or other electronic material
  • Using software applications which include, but are not limited to, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe PhotoShop, SharePoint, Word, Excel, etc., and other off-the-shelf word processing software and archival management tools.
  • Gathering, evaluating, and preparing professional, technical, scientific, and historical documents for digital imaging for the USACE Digital Library (https://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/library/)
  • Scanning, editing, and reformatting a variety of profession, technical and scientific documents using imaging software.
  • Identifying and tagging a variety of texts, images, and graphs to ensure Section 508 compliance.
  • Ensuring readability and quality of images, enhancing and/or reimaging material that is unclear or difficult to read.
  • Providing Library support as needed such as shelving and filing library materials to include periodicals, books, audiobooks, CDs, etc.

Applications will be accepted until 9/30/22, so apply soon! Though the job description shows one full-time position, there is an opportunity to hire multiple positions at a part-time level. Based on applicants capabilities this has the potential for remote work. This is a paid opportunity that will give real world experience to students or recently graduated individuals.

Remote duty location is negotiable. If approved, pay will be set in accordance with the duty station geographical location.

To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.