Oregon Historical Society
he Oregon Historical Society is seeking a creative, energetic, and technically
savvy Digital Archivist to develop and maintain the OHS Digital Vault, the
institution's new digital repository. The archivist will join a team committed
to collaboration, public service, and stewardship of the extensive and diverse
historical collections in the OHS Davies Family Research Library. The Digital
Archivist is a full-time (36.25 hrs per week), grant-funded position with an
expected duration of two years.
THIS POSTION DOES NOT OFFER RELOCATION ASSISTANCE.
The Digital Archivist is responsible for the development, implementation, and
upkeep of the OHS Digital Vault, an integrated digital repository for Oregon
Historical Society collections. Additionally, the Digital Archivist provides
key support to the OHS Research Library's efforts to acquire, describe,
preserve, and provide access to digital collections.
Required education, skills and experience for this position include:
A Master's Degree in library science (or equivalent) from ALA-certified
program or master's degree in history with archival training or equivalent
academic training and/or experience.
Two or more years' experience with digital collection management and
preservation, including working experience with digital asset management
systems and digital repository technologies.
Knowledge of current principles and methods of professional archival and
special collections library procedures.
Demonstrated experience processing, cataloging, describing, digitizing, and
preserving archival collections.
Demonstrated knowledge of digital preservation issues, strategies, standards,
and best practices.
Strong working knowledge of description and metadata standards including MARC,
RDA, EAD, DACS, Dublin Core, MODS, METS, PREMIS, PBCore and XML.
Knowledge of copyright, donor restrictions, and permissions issues related to
processing digitized and born digital material, and to analog archival
materials of all formats.
Specialized computer skills in collections management database creation and
management, management of data preservation storage systems, and digitization
of multiple archival formats.
Preferred education and experience include:
• Experience in project management.
• Experience with processing, describing, digitizing, and preserving visual
and media archival collections.
• Knowledge of US history and historical research methods, especially the use
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