|Working Title||Digital Projects Archivist|
|Summary of Duties||The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Digital Projects Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 2-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections. Start date is targeted for February 2018.
As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will support the digital workflow and lifecycle of digital materials in on-going CDSC projects and provide support for digital platforms including, but not limited to: Mukurtu CMS, Scalar, Omeka, CONTENTdm and WordPress. The Digital Projects Archivist will work directly with faculty, students and staff on projects that vary in scale and scope related to curating collections, providing culturally appropriate access to collections, and producing widely available resources for teaching, research and scholarship in the University. This position will play a leading role in supporting the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal (Portal) in all aspects of the Portal project initiatives including 1) providing instructional support for tribal community users, community members, and institutional partners, 2) overseeing metadata creation, 3) updating and managing ingest of digital content from multiple institutions, 4) delivering training and support resources (online and in person) for the collaborative curation process and 5) assisting tribal staff with added content creation from digitized materials. The Digital Projects Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC and will work on grant-funded and ongoing projects.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Digital Projects Archivist:
Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Washington State University has comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. We also offer excellent retirement programs and a generous leave program.
View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.
|Anticipated Start Date||02/01/2018|
|Position Term in Months||12|
|Monthly Salary||Commensurate with qualifications and experience|
Posting Detail Information
|Type of Recruitment||Open Recruitment|
|Posting Open Date||09/28/2017|
|Screening Begin Date|
|Posting Close Date||01/21/2018|
|Open Until Filled (overrides close field)||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||Please note, this position has been re-posted as of January 2, 2018. Online applications are required and will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications, a current Curriculum Vitae, and complete contact information for three current references. Finalists for this position will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee via Bonny Boyan, email@example.com, 509-335-1535.|
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|To Apply||Please click https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/36062|