Job Posting: Digital Preservation Librarian, IU Bloomington, IDPosted: November 18, 2014 Filed under: Opportunities: Job Postings | Tags: academic libraries, digital Comments Off on Job Posting: Digital Preservation Librarian, IU Bloomington, ID
The Indiana University Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative, and collegial individual to serve in the position of Digital Preservation Librarian. The Digital Preservation Librarian will lead the development and implementation of preservation strategies and policies for digital collections for the IU Libraries, including both digitized and born-digital materials. The position reports to the Assistant Dean for Library Technologies for work-related issues with a dotted line relationship to the Associate Dean for Collection Development and Scholarly Communication for matters relating to promotion and tenure.
Working closely with librarians and staff in Library Technologies, Preservation, University Archives, Digital Collections Services, and Scholarly Communication, as well as with University Information Technology Services-Research Technologies and other library, campus, and university units, the Digital Preservation Librarian will:
•Play a lead role in establishing a cohesive digital preservation program at IU including development of an effective and achievable strategy to ensure long-term viability of university digital assets regardless of format
•Assist in the ongoing development of requirements and specifications for digital materials that the library acquires
•Advise both library staff and external content creators on digital content lifecycle issues and strategies for digital content preservation
•Participate in the development of services to support curation and preservation of research data
•Participate in the development of digital preservation strategies for time-based media as part of IU’s Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative
•Develop preservation policies for IU’s digital repository environments, including Fedora, DSpace, and Hydra.
•Serve as liaison to the Indiana University (IU) community for digital preservation projects and initiatives related to digital collections and data
•Contribute to the IU Libraries’ participation in consortial efforts such as Digital Preservation Network (DPN) and Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust)
•Represent the university in matters concerning digital preservation at the local, national and international level
Job Posting: Digital Collections Archivist / Project Manager, Archives of African American Music and Culture, Bloomington, IDPosted: November 10, 2014 Filed under: Opportunities: Job Postings | Tags: archives, audio video, digital, music Comments Off on Job Posting: Digital Collections Archivist / Project Manager, Archives of African American Music and Culture, Bloomington, ID
Working collaboratively with the Director and Head of Collections for the Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC), the Digital Collections Archivist/Project Manager is responsible for planning, implementing and/or supervising digitization projects pertaining to legacy collections, and managing born-digital audio, video, image and text collections. This work involves appraisal and preparation of analog time-based media materials for reformatting; evaluating proposed acquisitions of born-digital collections and developing procedures for the migration, description, and management of files; managing access to digital/online collections; managing digital imaging projects; and assisting with and providing administrative support for AAAMC projects including publications, website development and maintenance, public programming and services.
Job Posting: Digital Archivist, Canadian Centre for Architecture, MontrealPosted: October 8, 2014 Filed under: Opportunities: Job Postings | Tags: Architecture, archives, Canada, digital Comments Off on Job Posting: Digital Archivist, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal
Job title: Archivist, Digital Archives
Supervisor: Associate Director, Collection
Status: Contractual (3 years), full time (35hrs/week)
Posting period: 2 to 26 October 2014
Job entry: November 2014
The responsibilities of this job include the supervision, coordination and monitoring of the born-digital archival projects related to CCA’s archives. For born-digital material the incumbent will have to establish best practices for managing born-digital material held and acquired by the CCA, and assist in the strategic direction of archiving and accession to born-digital material. The incumbent plays a key role in the documentation of CCA Collection through the development of standards and procedures, classification and description.