University of Georgia
The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a Digital Archivist who will be
responsible for working collaboratively with the staff of the Media Archives
to manage existing digital holdings, acquire and normalize born digital
content, manage future migration of digital assets, transfer analog media to
digital files as needed, manage and maintain the Collective Access database,
develop, manage and assess digital preservation policies and procedures.
Additionally, the Digital Archivist will monitor and plan for additional
digital storage on a regular basis, and will be expected to assist in
developing other sources of outside funding for ongoing or new digital
projects. This position reports to the Director of The Walter J. Brown Media
Archives and Peabody Awards Collection.
The Brown Media Archives is one of the largest electronic media archives in
the country. The Archives includes over 300,000 television
and radio programs, 5 million feet of newsfilm, folk music field tapes, home
movies, Georgia related broadcasting, and large collections related to the
University of Georgia. The Peabody Awards Collection is the keystone of the
collection, containing virtually every entry submitted for this prestigious
award, and constitutes one of the foremost and most diverse sound and moving
images collections in the world. The Brown Media Archives staff is also
responsible for the management and care of the audiovisual collections
associated with the Hargrett Rare Books & Manuscript Library also housed in
the Russell Special Collections Building.
To view a full description of the position and application instructions,
please go to http://libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/digitalarch.html.
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