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compensation: $15.95/hour
employment type: part-time

Pay: Starting at $15.95/ hr
Start Date: as soon as possible
Available Hours: 16 - 19 hours per week between the hours of 8am and 7 pm; M-F

Stanford University Libraries is accepting applications for a Digitization Lab Assistant to aid in the digitization of books and unbound archival materials, and to perform various types of quality control duties. Duties will primarily involve work on a photography rig to image posters and maps and other large format objects to create digital surrogates for use in the digital library. Duties may also include Adobe Photoshop compositing work (advanced knowledge required including scripts, manipulation of layers, masks and other advanced compositing techniques), performing various tasks associated with tracking materials and their digital surrogates, data entry, and various file management tasks.

This job can be physically strenuous requiring frequent switching from sitting to standing; repeated bending over the imaging platform, and movement of sheet glass during some parts of the imaging process.
Preferred skills: Previous experience with evaluating images for technical quality, ability to physically handle batches of large-format materials weighing up to 50 lbs, attention to detail, ability to handle fragile materials with care, trustworthiness; Lightroom, and Google Docs.

Please send resumes and cover letters to: digilab-jobs@lists.stanford.edu

Hours are somewhat flexible. Located on the main Stanford University campus in Palo Alto.
Please reply with a resume listing qualifications and experience. This is NOT a design Position.
Please do NOT call or otherwise contact anyone at Stanford University directly.
Thank you.
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