Reporting to the Director, SRLF & Collaborative Shared Print Programs, the 
Imaging Services Manager (ISM) manages the activities involved in the 
production of preservation-quality digital reproductions of research 
collections and archive materials including circulating and rare books, 
manuscripts, correspondence, newspapers, photographic collections, ephemera, 
art work, and maps. The ISM professionally represents the department in a 
variety of environments within UCLA, the entire UC system, the Cultural 
Heritage imaging community and the general public. The ISM works with members 
of the UCLA Library to evaluate potential new digitization projects and manages 
existing projects, workflows and schedules. The ISM meets with patrons in the 
UCLA Libraries, UC academic departments, and non-UC institutions to review a 
complex mix of digitization projects and provide cost estimates for all 
requests. The Imaging Service Unit operates under a Sales and Service [cost 
recovery] model and thus the ISM is responsible for ensuring that a steady 
stream of in-coming work is available. The ISM is responsible for recruiting, 
hiring, training and supervision of 4 career FTE. Coordinates and schedules 
in-coming jobs with other work in progress, assigning work to staff; and 
oversees all aspects of production: digitization of print and photographic 
originals, and providing detailed quality control inspections of all products. 
The ISM is responsible for ensuring that all digitized images meet the 
guidelines and standards for preservation imaging as defined by the Library of 
Congress and FADGI. The ISM develops Imaging Services Unit goals, and 
identifies opportunities for training and development of career staff in order 
to keep the Imaging Services team fully knowledgeable about and capable of 
implementing new technologies and software programs that enhance digital 

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