University Libraries’ Publishing and Repository Services (PRS) engages with partners across the university to increase the amount, value, and impact of OSU-produced digital content including, but not limited to, conference proceedings, journals, monographs, student scholarship, working papers, technical reports, and faculty articles. PRS offers support by organizing, providing access, distributing, and preserving digital scholarship through the Knowledge Bank repository program and the Libraries’ Open Access Publishing Program.
The Production Assistant reports to the Publishing Services Lead and performs production work for Publishing and Repository Services on multiple simultaneous projects. Production work includes: submitting content, creating metadata, DOI registration, designing and documenting workflows, monitoring and ensuring the quality of data input, tracking projects in project database, and scheduling and supervising the production work of student assistants. The Production Assistant works collaboratively with the Head of the Department and other departmental staff. The position requires attention to detail, sound judgment and decision making, and knowledge of related and applicable software programs (e.g. DSpace).
Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Communications, or Art/Humanities or other appropriate field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; excellent organizational skills and ability to work with detail. Ability to assist with projects under minimal supervision and to meet deadlines; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated experience with Excel. Familiarity with HTML or XML.
Familiarity with metadata standards; experience with workflow development; creativity and flexibility in using technology to solve problems; supervisory experience.
Please apply online at http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/91930 from January 12, 2019 through January 27, 2019.