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Job: Digital Preservation Analyst at University of California, San Diego

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Digital Preservation Analyst
University of California, San Diego
San Diego

The UC San Diego Library is seeking an experienced digital preservation
analyst to play a central role building and maintaining national digital
preservation systems, to ensure future generations will have open access to
our digital cultural materials. This person will be integral to several
important digital preservation enterprises including Chronopolis, the Digital
Preservation Network (DPN) and significant digital curation efforts on the UC
San Diego campus. This position will also have the opportunity to work with,
and influence, UC, national and international preservation developments.

  
The successful candidate for this position:

• will have the opportunity to play a major role in the development and
management of systems which provide the underpinning of a nationwide digital
preservation network;

• will be instrumental in ensuring that culturally relevant digital materials
are preserved for future generations;

• will work with top Research Universities from around the world, and be part
of a vibrant multicultural group of people;

• will engage with researchers across disciplines, helping define preservation
services appropriate to their needs.

  
The Digital Preservation Analyst reports to the Research Data Curation (RDC)
Program Director within the UC San Diego Library. The RDC Program's
preservation mission is to preserve and ensure continuing access to objects
under the stewardship of the Library, and to help define campus and national
preservation goals. The Library also manages Chronopolis, a distributed
digital preservation network, and is a founding participant in the Digital
Preservation Network (DPN).

  
This position will provide leadership in all aspects of digital preservation,
including local campus, UC and national and international initiatives. The
position will also work closely with the Library's Information Technology
Program, and its Digital Library Development Program, to define and maintain
appropriate digital preservation standards for campus content.

  
The position includes the following duties:

  
• Project Management:

 Works under the direction of the RDC Program Director to manage Chronopolis,
including the definition of services and deliverables, and providing customer
service.

o Maintains timely, regular, and consistent communication with Chronopolis
partners and customers.

 Leads daily interaction with DuraCloud technical and managerial staff to
ensure proper Chronopolis interactions.

 Leads daily interaction with DPN technical and managerial staff to ensure
proper Chronopolis interactions.

 Manages repository and digital preservation projects, including cross-
functional projects with partners and collaborators.

 Manages overall project work within defined time, budget and scope.

 Manages multiple projects concurrently.

 Identifies new projects and stakeholders.

 Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and
recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing
action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-
service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends;
determining system improvements.

 Facilitates the definition of project missions, goals, plans, tasks,
tracking methodology, and resource requirements; resolves or assists in the
resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas;

  
• Documentation:

 Documents business requirements and service agreements, and creates detailed
functional specifications.

 Documents systems functionality.

 Creates reports for administrative and operational needs.

 Develops guides and presentations as system user resources.

 Documents specific requirements and agreements for partners.

  
• Training:

 Develops and provides training to end users on system processes and
functionality.

 Develops and provides generalized training for digital preservation.

  
Required Qualifications:

• ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science, or equivalent
combination of an advanced degree with relevant experience.

• Four years of professional experience with digital objects, including
knowledge of standards and best practices in the related field.

• Strong technical expertise with digital objects, preferably in a library or
cultural heritage organization.

• Strong organizational and project management skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work with people from
all organizational levels and outside partners.

• Experience working with information technology professionals.

• Excellent oral, written and presentation communications skills.

• Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

• Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

  
Preferred Qualifications:

• Professional experience with digital preservation, including knowledge of
standards and best practices in the field.

• Experience in a cultural heritage organization.

• Knowledge of metadata standards including PREMIS.

  
About Chronopolis:

Originally funded by the Library of Congress National Digital Information
Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the Chronopolis digital
preservation network has the capacity to preserve hundreds of terabytes of
digital data--data of any type or size, with minimal requirements on the data
provider. Chronopolis comprises several partner organizations that provide a
wide range of services. The partners include:

• UC San Diego Library

• San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego

• National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

• University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)

  
The project leverages high-speed networks, mass-scale storage capabilities,
and the expertise of the partners in order to provide a geographically
distributed, heterogeneous, and highly redundant archive system.

  
More information on Chronopolis can be found at
http://libraries.ucsd.edu/chronopolis/

  
About the Digital Preservation Network (DPN)

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) was formed to ensure that the complete
scholarly record is preserved for future generations. DPN uses a federated
approach to preservation. The higher education community has created many
digital repositories to provide long-term preservation and access. By
replicating multiple dark copies of these collections in diverse nodes, DPN
protects against the risk of catastrophic loss due to technology,
organizational or natural disasters.

More information about DPN can be found at dpn.org

  
Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate
professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic
personnel. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide
and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active.
Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic
environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social,
economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with
disabilities.

  
Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate
with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California
pay scales.

  
Closing Date: Application consideration begins August 17, 2014 and will
continue until the position is filled.

  
To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to https://apol-
recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00582

  
Please provide the following:

• A short application letter addressing your interest in this positions and
applicable qualifications.

• A resume of education and relevant experience.

• The names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your
qualifications and/or suitability for this position.

• A personal statement summarizing your past or planned contributions to
diversity; guidance for preparing diversity statements can be found at:

http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp

  
AA-EOE: UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong
institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

  
LEARN MORE

  
More information about this recruitment: http://libraries.ucsd.edu/jobs/

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