Corpus Christi, TX
|The Ed Rachal Foundation, a private non-profit foundation, is funding a digitization project in Corpus Christi, Texas. A Digital Archivist is needed to develop and implement a comprehensive digital archives program. This is a new and exciting position that has an opportunity to be part of a large digitization effort in South Texas. The Digital Archivist will have the ability to build and shape this initiative from the beginning.
The initial project for which the Digital Archivist is needed is to implement policies and procedures to enhance the accessibility and discoverability of over 200,000 photographs. The digitization center established for this initial project will be state of the art and will have the ability to serve the needs of the South Texas region. The successful candidate for this position will help shape the future of this digitization center to accept new projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
Review of applications will begin July 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Compensation includes competitive salary and benefits.
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to DigitalArchivistSearch@outlook.com or:
Digital Archivist Search
C/O Minks Consulting
P.O. Box 170243
Austin, TX 78717
About Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in South Texas and is the county seat of Neuces County. It is home to the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and the Port of Corpus Christi, the 5thlargest port in the nation. The 8th largest city in Texas, the city is home to many popular destinations including the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. Corpus Christi’s thriving museum district includes the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, the Museum of Asian Cultures, and the South Texas Institute for the Arts. The city is also near Padre Island and Mustang Island as well as King Ranch, one of the largest ranches in the world.