Archival Digitization Specialist - Temporary Contractor (Saint Louis, Missouri)
- St. Louis, MO, USA
Ancestry is looking for a project-based temporary Archival Digitization Specialist, to work on a contract basis in St. Louis, MO. This position requires a computer literate, technical individual with previous experience working with digitization, archival documents, and/or goal oriented projects. Qualified candidates are detail-oriented, organized, and accustomed to working independently in an environment that handles focused and repetitive tasks. This opportunity requires the contractor to work within the office hours set by each work site. This is not a work-from-home position. This position is contract-based and is not eligible for Ancestry benefits.
What you will do...
You will be capturing digital images of documents as specified by Ancestry
You will be performing quality audits on each project that is scanned before transmission
You will be tracking your progress by entering data into spreadsheets and other software
You will troubleshoot basic problems with hardware, software, and image quality
You will be performing basic image enhancement and file organization tasks
What you have...
You can maintain professional relationships with business partners
You can maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines
You are able to manage multiple projects and prioritize project urgency in practical ways
You have experience with Photography, Library Sciences, Archives, or History background
You are a detailed-oriented, organized, and independent individual
We’re a cutting-edge tech company with a very human mission – to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records with the genetic details revealed in DNA, we create unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives, because connecting all the pieces of our family story can give us the deepest sense of who we are.