We’re Hiring! MIT Library Fellow for Digital Archives

We’re excited to announce our call for applications for a two-year position at the MIT Libraries for a Digital Archives Fellow.

Reporting to the Digital Archivist, the activities of this position will expand and build upon already established foundations of our digital archives program. Work will provide opportunities to collaborate with Curation and Preservation Services; the Office of Scholarly Publishing, Copyright and Licensing; Information Technology and Discovery Services; Digital Library Application Development; Collections Strategy and Management; as well as the Digital Sustainability Lab.

Potential activities include:

  •  Workflow analysis, implementation, and documentation related to digital archives management,building on existing work and addressing gaps;
  • Resource acquisition/ingest and issue resolution around file authentication, access and intellectual property rights restrictions, etc.
  • Assisting with analysis, understanding, and implementation of tools for processing and managing digital archives (ex. ArchivesSpace, Curator’s WorkBench (UNC), BitCurator, Archivematica) and the tools’ interactions with other software and systems.

Read the full position announcement at: http://libraries.mit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Fellow-DigArch.pdf

Full consideration given to applicants who apply by May 12, 2014.

About Kari R. Smith

Kari is Digital Archivist at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Libraries. She is also a senior instructor and project manager of the Digital Preservation Management Workshops series.
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