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Rhode Island School of Design

Student Library Jobs: Imaging Technician (hybrid in-person / remote)

Imaging Technician (hybrid on-site / remote)

Job Description: **All on-site shifts will be solitary in the Imaging Studio**. Imaging Technicians are responsible for digitizing archival content from multiple sources for teaching purposes, collection development and documentation in the Imaging Studio, Rm 227, second floor of the Fleet Library at 15 West. Safe handling of all archival and special collections materials required. Images, video, audio, and documents will be published to RISD's institutional repository Digital Commons @ RISD, RISD's Artstor and JSTOR collections and/or archived on the library server for internal use. All project specs and tracking will be managed on the platform Asana. This is a Level IV pay scale position.

On-Site Work: Scanning, filming, photographing archival materials and migrating files to the library server. Documentary photography: Nikon D7100 DSLR camera, tripod, LED light panels, backdrop and/or LED light box. Scanning: Epson 12000 oversize flatbed, Nikon 35mm slide scanner, VueScan software.

Remote Work (optional): Editing, optimizing, cataloging, and publishing digital content as personal skills, experience and technical equipment allows. This work may also be completed on-site if preferred. 

Required skills/experience: Documentary image, document, and video capture. Editing/optimizing image, document, video and audio files using Adobe CC Suite 2021 (Photoshop, Premiere Pro etc) and GarageBand. Ensure high quality files. Ability to address technical issues independently. When applying, please choose what type of work you're most interested in/qualified for (choose up to 4). Work will be assigned based on knowledge, skills, and experience:

1.) Documentary Photography / Scanning capture and editing

2.) Audio editing

3.) Film capture and editing

4.) Cataloging and online publishing

**Photography and FAV majors with Federal Work-Study preferred**

Shifts Available: FLEXIBLE, up to 12 hrs per week total, in-person and remote. Choose in-person hours Monday-Friday between 9:00am - 4:00pm. Remote hours to be completed as your schedule allows. 

Contact: Emily Begin, Digital Imaging Specialist, ebegin@risd.edu (401) 709-5936

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