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Job: Digital Archivist at New York University

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The Digital Archivist, reporting to the Director of Collections & Research
Services and the Director of Digital Library Technology Services, will lead
New York University Libraries' efforts to manage the existing born digital
holdings and expand the capacity to collect born digital content, ensure
effective acquisition, appraisal, description, preservation, future migration,
access to and security of digital components of collections acquired by the
Libraries.

  
**Primary responsibilities will include:**  
Establish a set of best practices for managing born digital material within
collections held and acquired by NYU: identify and engage the resources
(hardware, software, vendors, peer institutions) available to perform
migration from (obsolete) media containing born digital material; develop and
document procedures for the routine migration, description, and management of
born digital materials during accessioning and/or processing; work with staff
in the Digital Library technology Services department to establish and apply
specifications and procedures for ingest into NYU's digital repository; train
staff as necessary; lead efforts to locate born material in previously
processed collections and develop plans for their retrospective
management.Enhance the Library's capacity to responsibly
acquire born digital materials: evaluate proposed acquisitions with born
digital components; develop and document techniques and procedures for
acquiring born digital content directly from the creators, transferring them
directly into the Library's repository; coordinate acquisitions of born
digital content, acting as a liaison between the creators and the Library's
curatorial, archival, and technical staff; when necessary and possible, work
directly with content creators to advise on record keeping practices that will
facilitate the eventual transfer of their materials; propose and investigate
potential acquisitions.Develop and oversee workflows and advise library units
on the integration and description of born digital materials in collections.
Directly support processing of collections with a substantial volume of born
digital content.Work with other NYU Libraries departments,
such as Library Information Technology Services, Knowledge Access and Resource
Management Services and Digital Library technology Services, to assess
existing technical infrastructure to support work with digital material and to
identify and implement tools and processes. Enhance processes for acquisition,
description access, preservation, and future migration of born digital assets.

  
**Required Experience:**  
Minimum three years experience working in an archival repository in a
professional capacity. Demonstrated experience with born digital archiving and
records management practices, and related systems and automations techniques,
including auditing/checksum routines, write blockers, file format
identification, and media conversion. Strong command of archival theory and
best practices, especially as they relate to the particular issues posed by
born digital content. Knowledge of DACS. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of historical research methods, especially the use of archives.
Demonstrated ability to work with databases, data mapping and migration of
data from one database system to another. Experience writing policy and
documentation and conducting presentations and trainings.

  
**Preferred Experience:**  
Experience with open source archives management software desired. Familiarity
with digital repository systems, particularly DSpace. Knowledge of an
experience with Unix or Linux server platforms, as well as Windows and OS X
operating systems, preferred. Knowledge of scripting languages such as Ruby or
Python helpful. Familiarity and experience with disk imaging and email
archiving tools and techniques preferred.

  
**Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:**  
Demonstrated knowledge of current preservation strategies and standards for
born digital materials required. Demonstrated knowledge of digital archival
and records management principles and practices, as well as the systems and
automation techniques utilized. Demonstrated knowledge of specifications for
open source digital repository systems and related technology including
auditing/checksum software, write blockers, file identification, and media
conversion. Deep understanding of archival theory and management required.
Knowledge of current developments regarding born digital materials within
archives, special collections and preservation professions is expected.
Demonstrated familiarity with data structure standards relevant to the
archival control of digital collection materials (EAD, Dublin Core, METS,
MODS, PREMIS, XML/XSL) and other data structures relevant to the archival
control of digital collection materials. Successfully demonstrated experience
training staff. Project management experience. Must possess excellent written
and oral communication skills, including effectively communicating technical
issues to non-technical staff. Must have strong project management, analytical
skills and problem solving abilities.



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