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Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College - CUNY

Wednesday, September 07, 2022 8:18 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Digitization Project Archivist

(September 7, 2022)

Position Title - Digitization Project Archivist

Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Digital Archivist

Position Type - Full-time, term

Benefits - Yes

Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

Assignments & Supervision:

Working under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the primary assignments would be to prepare, digitize, conduct post-production, and add item level metadata to digitized material as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Work assignments may vary depending upon project needs.


  • Prepare, digitize and conduct post-processing of archival material.
  • Add item level metadata to digital objects for access and discovery in Centro‚Äôs content management system.
  • Process digital images for preservation and access.
  • Work collaboratively with staff in a team environment on a variety of projects.


  • Masters in Library and Information Science, or equivalent degree, with a specialization in archival management.
  • Experience with digitizing archival material.
  • Knowledge of archival encoding and descriptive standards (EAD, METS, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and interpret and apply policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
  • Knowledge of the history of Latino and/or Puerto Rican populations and communities in the US is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of both English and Spanish languages.


To Apply: Please send Cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references to aa3260@hunter.cuny.

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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