Digital Archivist at MIT Libraries

The MIT Libraries are recruiting a Digital Archivist. Degree: MLS/MLIS or master's in history or relevant subject/field. Salary: $51,000 minimum.

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DIGITAL ARCHIVIST, MIT Libraries, to join the innovative, service-oriented staff of the Institute Archives and Special Collections in support of acquisition, preservation, management, and access to digital collections. The focus of this position is a direct outcome of the Institute's 'Digital MIT' initiative and the Libraries' strategic direction that prioritizes MIT-produced content, unique material, and born-digital and digitized collections. Will define and apply the methodology and standards of archival best practices to born-digital and digitized archival collections in collaboration with other units within the Libraries and the Institute; and implement processes for acquisition, description, access, preservation, and future migration of digital collections and lead the effort to develop policies and technical standards for MIT digital content creators. Will also develop plans, specifications, procedures, and manuals to support the collection and management of digital archival content and work with library and Institute staff to define best practices and procedures related to archival digital content management and to determine specifications for a digital repository that meets the management, access, and preservation needs of archival collections, including administrative records.

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