Head, University Archives and Co-Director, University Digital Conservancy at University of Minnesota Libraries

The University of Minnesota Libraries are recruiting a Head, University Archives and Co-Director, University Digital Conservancy.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The University Archivist has responsibility by University Regents' policy to collect and preserve the record of University activity. . . .

The UDC serves as the institutional digital repository and as a repository for key subject collections. Key responsibilities of the position include engaging with faculty and graduate students as partners in integrating special collections and archival research and methods into the curriculum; actively seeking administrative, college and departmental, and faculty records; developing policies and tools for UDC ingest and setting long-term goals and priorities for preservation and access to digital content; and supervising staff and students. The successful candidate will be deeply engaged in achieving department goals and furthering Libraries' strategic directions; and will contribute to the profession through scholarship and service while working toward continuous appointment.

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