Library Fellow for Digital Archives
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Activities of this position will expand and build upon established foundations
of MIT's digital archives program. Work will provide opportunities to
collaborate with Curation and Preservation Services; the Office of Scholarly
Publishing, Copyright and Licensing; Information Technology and Discovery
Services; Digital Library Application Development; Collections Strategy and
Management; as well as the Digital Sustainability Lab.
Potential activities include:
* Workflow analysis, implementation, and documentation related to digital archives management, building on existing work and addressing gaps;
* Resource acquisition/ingest and issue resolution around file authentication, access and intellectual property rights restrictions, etc.
* Assisting with analysis, understanding, and implementation of tools for processing and managing digital archives (ex. ArchivesSpace, Curator's WorkBench (UNC), BitCurator, Archivematica) and the tools' interactions with other software and systems.
* Applicants must have an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or an advanced degree in a relevant subject/field received within the past two years and an articulated special interest in and foundation for gaining expertise in digital archives. See full posting with complete list of responsibilities and qualifications and application procedure under "Jobs" at: http://libraries.mit.edu/about/.
Additional Salary Information: $53,500 minimum annual salary. MIT offers
excellent benefits including a choice of health, dental and vision plans, a
retirement plan, and tuition assistance. Fellows will be provided a modest
relocation allowance. An annual allowance will be provided for professional
development with additional funds available for skill development as
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