Texas A&M University
Digital Archivist (Texas A&M University Libraries, Texas)
Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to
join the Texas A&M University Libraries as a Digital
Archivist.This is a non-tenure track "clinical" faculty
position.Successful candidates will be expected to engage
in professional service activities, consistent with the Libraries' and
University's requirements for promotion.
Reporting to the Director of Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, the
Digital Archivist will establish and maintain a digital archiving program in
collaboration with the University Archivist, Digital Preservation Librarian,
Cushing archivists and curators, and other Libraries units.
processing, describing, and providing access to born-digital and digitized
archival and special collections materials; demonstrate initiative and
innovation in developing and implementing processes for archiving current and
legacy electronic and digital materials including document, image, and
audio/video files, email, web sites, social media; and digital primary
materials acquired on formats such as tape, floppy disks, hard drives, Compact
Discs, and mobile devices.
Additional responsibilities include acquiring and maintaining legacy hardware
and software that may be necessary for providing access to digital
Working with the University Libraries Preservation unit, the Digital Archivist
will aid in the development, documentation, and implementation of a digital
preservation plan as it pertains to Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
collections.The Digital Archivist will educate and raise
awareness of digital archives issues and concerns within the Libraries, as
well as contribute to Cushing outreach activities to the campus and community.
The individual also participates in committees and administrative groups, as
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