Digital Preservation Librarian or Specialist, Assistant/Associate
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|Title||Digital Preservation Librarian or Specialist, Assistant/Associate|
|Department||Libraries - Digital Innovation & Stewardship (1705)|
The University of Arizona Libraries’ Office of Digital Stewardship and Innovation (ODIS) seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, service-oriented professional as a Digital Preservation Specialist to develop the Libraries’ digital preservation strategy and program. The incumbent will collaborate with colleagues in ODIS, across the Libraries, and across campus to develop digital strategies, policies, processes, system requirements, and partnerships around the long-term preservation of digital assets under the libraries’ stewardship.
This position will collaborate closely with colleagues across various programs, including digital projects teams in Special Collections, technologists working on digital preservation repository administration, as well as institutional repository staff regarding preservation planning. The Digital Preservation Specialist will monitor trends and best practices in digital preservation and incorporate corresponding workflows across the libraries. This role will guide best practices and workflow integration between systems across the libraries to enable long-lived digital objects. The incumbent will report to the head of ODIS.
This is a continuing-eligible or continuing track, academic professional position. Incumbents are members of the general faculty and are entitled to all accompanying rights and privileges granted by the Arizona Board of Regents and the University of Arizona. Retention and promotion are earned through achievement of a record of excellence in position effectiveness, scholarship, and service.
Why UA? The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
|Duties & Responsibilities||
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Job Category||Administrative and Professional|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Posted Rate of Pay||$55,000 - $75,000|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||One|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates||
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||04/03/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
In your letter of interest, please describe how your qualifications and experience are fitting for this position.
|Quick Link for Internal Postings||http://uacareers.com/postings/17090|
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Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
Where did you first learn about this position?
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Do you have a Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution; or other relevant advanced degree; OR relevant combination of education and experience?
What in your work brings you the most professional satisfaction and keeps you motivated?
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter