Digital Archivist at Purdue University Libraries

Purdue University Libraries are recruiting a Digital Archivist. Degree: "ALA accredited MLS, or MA in a related field."

Here's an excerpt from the ad ( Requisition ID: 1101115):

The Digital Archivist is responsible for the scanning activities of Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections (ASC) materials and creation of corresponding metadata. Acts as the resource person for ASC regarding best practices for managing donated digital materials. Organizes the metadata for compound objects to facilitate their loading into CONTENTdm. Composes descriptions as needed for digital objects and submits the descriptions to the archivist for review and approval. Performs quality control for items scanned by outside vendors for ASC. Performs custom scanning upon request. This position also processes collections of all format types by arranging, preserving, and writing finding aids using DACS.

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