University Archivist/Head, Digital Collections
The Drexel University Libraries are seeking a dynamic individual
to serve as University Archivist and Head of Digital Collections
for Drexel University. The selected candidate will be responsible
for collecting, preserving and providing access to the
University's digital collections, special print collections, and
University records of enduring value, as well as leading Drexel's
digital library initiatives. Drexel's digital library initiative
is highlighted by iDEA, a web-based service for members of the
Drexel community to archive and provide access to digital
documents, including publications, reports, presentations,
posters, images, audio, video, and many other forms of electronic
media. See http://idea.library.drexel.edu/ for details. The
successful candidate will enjoy working in a team-based
organization with a strong emphasis on customer service.
Drexel University, a pioneer in the use of technology in higher
education, is an accredited private non-profit institution located
in the city of Philadelphia, which offers undergraduate and/or
graduate education in arts and sciences, education, engineering,
business, information science, media arts, medicine, nursing, and
public health. The student population numbers more than 19,000.
Most undergraduates participate in the co-operative education
program and combine work with academics over a five-year college
career. The Drexel University Libraries offer services at three
facilities: Hahnemann Library in Center City and the Queen Lane
Library primarily serve students, faculty, and staff in the
Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, while the Hagerty
Library in University City primarily serves the other colleges.
Drexel is noted for its strong and extensive electronic book and
For a complete description and to apply, please go to
www.drexeljobs.com and search under keyword "archivist".