The Coordinator for the Digital Preservation System will, with the Digital
Preservation Archivist, administer the back office environment of the
Library's digital preservation software, Rosetta. Within the software, the
Coordinator configures deposit procedures for various collections, manages
users, manages plug-ins, works with the technical metadata extractor, risk
extractor, migration tools, custom fixity, format identifier, etc.
The Coordinator will also work with the Digital Preservation Archivist to
implement preservation plans within Rosetta, regularly deposit files into
Rosetta, assess and approve files deposited by others throughout the
organization, and assist in staff training on the software.
Committees, Council membership, etc.: Temporary assignment to E-Research
Committee during Spring - Early Summer of 2013.
Duty: Administer the Library's digital preservation system for Library staff
and external users.
Tasks: Various software administration functions, including configuring
software, configuring deposit procedures for various collections, managing
users, plug-in management, management for the technical metadata
extractor/risk extractor/migration tool/repository task/field validator/PI
generator/access rights/custom fixity/format identifier/virus check,
submission and archival management as well as assist in creating preservation
plans for collections within the system.
Duty: Coordinate the deposit of files into Rosetta and assess and approve
files deposited by others throughout the organization .
Tasks: Ingest archival files into Library digital preservation system and
assist Digital Preservation Archivist with the management of archival file
deposits by Library staff and external producers. Manage the workflows of
various departments to insure files are deposited correctly and moved smoothly
between the operational and preservation repositories within the software.
Duty: Assist Digital Preservation Archivist in training staff on the use of
Library digital preservation system software.
Tasks: Assist in defining which staff members need which user roles within
software. Assist in the coordination and training of staff on a semi-regular
basis regarding their various roles within the system.
Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Communications, Art History or related field
plus 2 years experience large scale digital information management or
equivalency required. Must have demonstrated communications and human
relations skills. Specific skills in photography, video and audio production
are important elements of this position. A commitment to provide excellent
customer service required.
Preferred Relevant Education or Training:
Masters of Science in Information with specializations in Archives and Records
Management and Preservation of Information. Coursework related to digital
preservation also preferred.
Other Possible Relevant Education or Training:
Bachelor's degree in Information Studies, Communications, History or related
field plus 1 year experience working in digital preservation.
This position requires superior communication skills as the successful
candidate will be working a large number of users on a regular basis.
Experience Requirements: Rosetta digital preservation system user training is
preferred. Experience working on multiple digital preservation projects is
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