The Department of Museums, Archives & Rare Books at Kennesaw State University seeks an energetic and creative team player as Digital Archivist at the Kennesaw State University Archives. The KSU Archives, a unit of the Department of Museums, Archives & Rare Books, serves as the institutional repository for records of enduring value and actively develops collections representing the University and north and northwest regions of Georgia.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Museums, Archives & Rare Books, the Digital Archivist will lead efforts to acquire, transfer, preserve, arrange, describe and provide access to born-digital and digitized archival and special collection content in the Kennesaw State University Archives digital repository. The repository consists of a locally hosted instance of DSpace with a customized public interface (SOAR: Scholarly Online Access Repository) for access to digital materials. In addition, the position works closely with the Director of Records & Information Management to provide strategies, best practices and support for the long-term preservation of born-digital records of enduring value in other University systems. The position also works collaboratively with the Processing Archivist, the Outreach Archivist and the Director of Records & Information Management to enhance and support their activities, as well as serve on the campus-wide Information Governance Committee.
Posting Department: Museums, Archives & Rare Books Posting Contact: Tamara Livingston, Ph.D., Executive Director of Museums, Archives & Rare Books, firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Date: 3/15/17
Close Date: 3/31/17
Hours per week: 40 hours per week
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Professional Writing Sample
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