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Posted: 10/11/2017

Content/ Imaging

Archival Digitization Specialist
Professional Opportunity
Washington DC,
Open Until

Job Description

This is a contract position performing document preservation in Washington, D.C. area. Working as a document/archival preservationist for Ancestry requires a technical and computer literate individual who ideally has previous experience working with digitization, archival documents, and/or goal oriented production projects. Qualified candidates will also be detail-oriented, organized, and accustomed to working independently in an environment that handles focused and repetitive tasks which requires a logical balance of efficiency and accuracy.  This opportunity requires the contractor to work within the normal business hours of the office and, as such, is not a work-from-home opportunity and will be paid $15 hourly. 


What you will...

  • You will capture digital images of documents as specified by the company
  • You will perform quality audits on each roll that have been scanned before transmission
  • You will report progress and quality audit notes and enter data into spreadsheets
  • You will initiate and maintain responsibility of the delivery or transmission of images to the corporate office
  • You will perform regular equipment maintenance functions, as well as coordinate for machine maintenance/repair with third-party hardware service providers
  • You will perform basic image enhancement and file organization tasks
  • You will maintain professional relationships with business partners that protect image and mission of Ancestry.com

What you have...

  • You are able to manage multiple projects, able to determine project urgency in a practical way
  • You have experience anticipating problems and are an avid problem solver
  • You have experience with scanning and editing equipment, procedures and materials.
  • You have experience with Photography, Library and Archives, or History background/experience preferred.

How to apply
Please submit your resume at https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/Ancestry/743999661061839-archival-digitization-specialist-contractor-dc- or go to www.ancestry.com/careers and submit your application.
Janell Recruiter
Phone: 8017057093
Fax: 8017057093
1300 West Traverse Parkway
Lehi, UT 84043

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