The UCLA Library seeks applications/nominations for the position of Digital Archivist
The Collection Management Section includes the Digital Initiatives group, which is responsible for maintaining a born-digital archives management program, managing digital projects, and facilitating online access to digital collections and archival description. The Digital Initiatives group works closely with LSC staff, as well as staff from the Digital Library Program, Digital Initiatives and Information Technology, the Preservation Imaging Unit at SRLF, the Cataloging and Metadata Center, and the Preservation Program to undertake a holistic approach to digital initiatives across UCLA Library.
Reporting to the Head, Center for Primary Research & Training and Digital Initiatives, the Digital Archivist leads and supports LSC efforts to acquire, describe, preserve, and provide access to born-digital special collections material and to facilitate projects and programs that provide digital access to analog holdings. The Digital Archivist works in a highly collaborative manner with curatorial, professional, and technical staff in LSC and the UCLA Library, as well as with faculty and students, to enhance LSC digital services and operations, complete specific digital projects, and to lead the continuing development of a sustainable born-digital management program. In a liaison role to the Digital Library Program, Digital Initiatives and Information Technology staff, Cataloging and Metadata Center, UCLA Library digitization production facilities, Teaching and Learning Services, and the Research Library Collections, Research, and Instructional Services, the position provides expertise on issues related to management of digital special collections materials.
~~Candidates applying by August 29, 2014 will be given first consideration:
~~To view the complete posting click here: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00329