Digital Imaging Specialist
You will serve as Digital Imaging Specialist, performing duties associated with the digitization and reformatting of original archival records and photographic intermediates for preservation and access, managing digital files, creating technical and administrative metadata, and producing physical media copies. These positions are located within the Archives 1 Processing Section, Research Services Textual Records Division located in Washington DC.
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Note: This position is being advertised concurrently under Merit Promotion procedures. Current federal employees and applicants under special hiring authorities (e.g., Disabilities Program, Peace Corps, Veterans Recruitment Appointment, Former overseas employee, Former National Guard Technician, etc.) who wish to be considered may also apply under Merit Promotion procedures, Job Announcement number JD1967213TBMP Open: 6/14/2017 Close: 6/28/2017
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Candidates must have had one (1) year of specialized experience at the grade 9level to qualify for the grade 11 position. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
Examples of specialized experience for GS-11 include activities associated with establishing scan production and quality control requirements for digitization projects; managing, implementing, or consulting on imaging projects to convert a range of paper document types and other media to digital formats; using color management software to produce custom profiles to calibrate scanners, digital cameras and printers; overseeing projects involving the preparation and converting of textual records, photographic materials, microfilm, artwork and three-dimensional artifacts into digital formats; configuring, using, and maintaining digital imaging hardware such as computers, scanners, and recording devices; and a background with high-resolution overhead capture systems, including Hasselbad and Phase One.
A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education above the master's degree from an accredited educational institution leading to a degree in Photography, Graphic Design, Digital Collection Management, or Library Science that has demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
Note: If you wish to qualify for the position based on education, you must submit copies of your college transcripts. Graduates of foreign schools must have their academic credentials evaluated through a recognized credential evaluating institution.
Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1000/general-arts-and-information-series-1001-two-grade-interval
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