Coordinator, Digital Image Archive Project
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design invites applications from 
qualified individuals for a 6-month term position as Coordinator of the 
Digital Image Archive Project. The term of the position is from June to 
December 2002.

The purpose of the project is to create a digital image database for the 
College’s collection of slides of student, faculty and visiting artists’ 
work, as well as works from the College’s Permanent Collection. The 
Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of the project, from 
researching and deciding on the appropriate technology for scanning and 
recording the images to developing the database infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate in Master in Library Science 
with a strong emphasis on computer systems, database management, and web 
design. S/he may also be a graduate of a Computer Science or Information 
Technology program. Strong computer skills and knowledge of digital 
technology are mandatory.

A major part of the project consists of developing the database with an 
accompanying on-line catalogue, incorporating multiple search options. 
Thorough knowledge of database design and construction will be necessary 
requirements. The ideal candidate will also have some understanding of 
graphic design and visual communication.

The Coordinator will be working in cooperation with a number of individuals 
throughout the College and will need to be able to balance priorities and 
consider differing needs. S/he will be able to work independently with a 
minimum of supervision; will be able to coordinate his/her own work 
schedule, meet deadlines, make reports, and communicate well with all 
participants in the project.

The Digital Image Archive Project is funded under the Young Canada Works in 
Science and Technology Program. Candidates must be under the age of 30 and 
must not have been previously hired under another internship program that 
is funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. 
Eligible candidates are encouraged to list their résumés on Campus WorkLink 

The salary is $12.00 per hour for 26 weeks with a projected start date of 
24 June 2002.

Please submit your application with résumé by 14 June 2002 to:
Ilga Leja
Director of Library Services
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
5163 Duke Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3J6
Tel. (902)494-8181
Fax: (902)425-1978
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