Dear DLF Colleagues,
The California Digital Library currently has two preservation related 
positions open.  The full job ads and instructions on how to apply are 
available at:  (browse by 
department, California Digital Library).

If you have any questions about either of the positions please feel free to 
contact me.

1. Digital Preservation Services Manager - Oakland - California Digital 
Library - 2560-06
Digital Preservation Services Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of 
digital preservation services (production and development) through project 
management, provision of support services (both in person or on-line,) and 
working with digital preservation service providers and support 
staff.  User support services include: 1) the development and maintenance 
of on-line documentation; 2) working collaboratively with user and CDL 
staff to test, troubleshoot and resolve specific digital preservation 
problems.  The Services Manager will also be responsible for soliciting 
additional input regarding systems features, performing systems 
requirements analysis and/or usage data and preparing detailed 
specifications for use by application programmers.  In addition, the 
position will develop test plans for new features and systems as well as 
advise and consult with other staff on an array of system design and 
enhancement features. The position will also provide professional support 
for strategic planning and assist in the development of case studies and 
other materials that demonstrate the value and use of and promote digital 
preservation services.

2. Web Archive Software Programmer - Oakland - California Digital Library - 
Want to help archive the Internet?  The Web Archive Software Programmer 
will work on a national project with the California Digital Library 
(University of California) and the Library of Congress to develop capacity 
to capture and preserve web sites. The work of the project will help 
preserve valuable information for future generations. The focus will be on 
the development of web services for the harvest, preservation, indexing and 
analysis of web-based content: the crawlers, creation of digital objects 
from the crawled sites, analysis, and presentation (viewing) of harvested 
content. This includes modification and/or integration of third party 
software or the development of new software using Java.  Reporting to the 
Project's Technical Lead, the position's incumbent will identify, analyze, 
report on and develop tools for the harvesting and analysis of web-based 

Patricia Cruse
Director, Digital Preservation Program
California Digital Library -- Office of the President
University of California
415 20th Street
Oakland, CA  94612
510.987.9016 FAX: 510.893.5212