Digital Library Jobs: Digital Collections Archivist at Georgia Tech

The Georgia Tech Library and Information Center is recruiting a Digital Collections Archivist.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

In support of the Institute’s instructional and research mission, this position will be responsible for identifying, collecting, and preserving archival materials including campus e-publications, born-digital material, digital research data, and other archival collections, some of which are selected for digital conversion and web access via the library-run Georgia Tech institutional repository (IR), SMARTech, and preservation in the Archives' dark digital repository, currently running on DSpace software. The Digital Collections Archivist will manage the campus e-publications program, a part of the GT IR. The Digital Collections Archivist serves as a liason to the library’s Digital Library Development and Scholarly Communications and Digital Services Departments from the Archives. S/he will participate in the evaluation and selection of software used for the Archives’ digital collection. The archivist will participate in a team environment in refining the collecting scopes of the Archives Department, in devising selection and appraisal criteria, and carry out collecting and appraisal functions for these departments in regards to digital collections. S/he will prepare collections for digital conversion in conjunction with the Scholarly Communications and Digital Services Department and advise the department on the Archives’ technological needs and requirements. S/he provides web content to the library’s Web Designer who is responsible for design and updating of the Archives’ portion of the library’s web site. The Digital Collections Archivist will also provide reference service on the Archives Department reference desk, and will perform other archival duties on an as needed basis.

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