ARCHIVES OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC, INDIANA UNIVERSITY
The EVIA Digital Archive Project seeks a Sustainability Investigator who
will conduct research in the area of project sustainability and will
coordinate the work of consultants in the areas of marketing, usability,
and business planning. The Sustainability Investigator is a new position
that will be devoted full time to the task of coordinating the creation
of the many layers of a sustainability plan for a large digital video
preservation and access grant project. Working closely with the
project's Executive Investigator, the SI will coordinate the development
of survey instruments for potential users and audiences; coordinate the
creation of a business plan; coordinate usability studies of existing
project tools; coordinate development of access and distribution plans;
work with the Co-Principal Investigators to establish institutional
partnerships and support; and conduct research on other projects and
programs in order to create viable sustainability plans for the EVIA
Digital Archive Project. The EVIA Digital Archive is a joint project of
Indiana University and the University of Michigan to establish a digital
archive of ethnomusicological video for use by scholars and instructors,
and is currently in a development phase funded by the Mellon Foundation.
For more information on the EVIA Digital Archive project, visit
http://www.indiana.edu/~eviada. Part of the research necessary for this
position will require travel. Support includes a Graduate Assistant.
This is a 1 year position.
Qualifications: A Master's degree. Demonstrated experience with digital
media technologies, experience with business models, experience with
usability evaluation, and an understanding of marketing and market
research is important. Experience in publishing, libraries, or archives
is welcome. Candidate need not have a degree in a technical field, but
must be capable of understanding a complex technology project. Excellent
communication skills; excellent listening and problem-solving skills;
and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population are
necessary. Candidate needs to be able to work as part of team that
includes academics and technologists. Must be able to analyze data of
various kinds and distill them into plans and recommendations. Ability
to travel is necessary.
Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 contacts for references to:
Dr. Alan Burdette, Executive Investigator, EVIA Digital Archive Project,
Coulter (Ashton) Rm. 260, 1975 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled. Indiana University is an equal opportunity /
affirmative action employer.
Digital Library Program
Indiana University - Bloomington
Wells Library E170
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