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Job: Chief Archivist at Open Society Archives

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Chief Archivist
Open Society Archives
Budapest

The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives at Central European
University is inviting applicants to the position of Chief Archivist. OSA
(https://www.ceu.edu/unit/osa ) is one of the most important Cold War and
human rights archives in the world. OSA, one of the initiators of the Budapest
Open Access Initiative, is fully committed to free and open access. OSA is
looking for a highly talented, innovative, socially committed and
technologically skilled person with foresight and impeccable integrity.

  
OSA invites professionals, who are passionate about new archival and library
theories, technologies, new trends in digital media, digital humanities, open
access, and who are highly knowledgeable about emerging IT solutions. We are
looking for a good, dedicated person, who is a partner in turning archives
inside out, to make sources of the past available to the wider public, who is
open to intellectual, social and professional challenges and adventures.

  
The Chief Archivist supervises the professional staff, works closely together
with and reports to the Director of OSA, and represents the Archives at
professional bodies and fora (ICA, IFLA, etc.). This is an unusual opportunity
for individuals interested in leading a highly dynamic, unorthodox and
international professional activist community, with a special focus on working
together with non-profit and intra-governmental organizations actively engaged
in building open societies, protecting human rights. The Archives is working
on new technologies and methodologies in authenticating documents, historical
and forensic evidence. The Chief Archivist guides and advocates for the
ongoing development of physical and digital collections, services, and
programs to the Central European University community and the Open Society
Foundations (OSF) Network globally.

  
Core Responsibilities

  
• Provide intellectual and technological vision; Supervise and lead
technological innovation and digital preservation projects to continue the
implementation of the trusted repository model for long-term open access to
OSA collections;

  
• Provide senior leadership in advancing progress of CEU's and OSF's
substantive and technological strategic goals

  
• Supervise the metadata & digital curation initiatives to carry out a
comprehensive program for access to OSA collections

  
• Oversees and updates policies, procedures, and priorities for collection
development, processing projects, access provisions for digital and physical
special collections, creating a body of resources that supports OSA's
professional strategy

  
• Promote awareness of the latest professional trends- and staff expertise
into university teaching, research and learning activities

  
• Develop partnerships to address issues and challenges facing archival and
library collections, records management, and data curation in an uncertain
digital environment

  
• Participates actively in outreach activities

  
Required Qualifications

  
• Graduate degree (preferably Ph.D.) in either information technology, or
archival/library science, with demonstrated deep knowledge and interest in
social sciences and humanities;

  
• Experience in working in challenging position at an archival or memory
institution;

  
• Demonstrated skills to effectively supervise and lead the work of an
international team of professionals;

  
• Proof of innovative leadership in an academic-archival setting;

  
• A persuasive and evolving record of intellectual accomplishments;

  
• Good interpersonal and management skills;

  
• User-oriented approach as demonstrated by public programming, user
education, and other community outreach activities

  
• Proficiency in English, knowledge of another language of OSA's main
collections is an advantage: Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak,
Romanian or Bulgarian

  
Compensation:

  
Commensurate with experience. However, we offer a competitive salary, as well
as a dynamic and international academic environment.

  
About CEU

  
Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university
specializing in the social sciences and humanities, public policy and
management. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and
Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art
research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of
open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and
other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master's and
doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1400 students from 100 countries. The
teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 40
countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the
world.

  
The language of instruction is English.

  
About OSA

  
OSA is part of Central European University (CEU) in Budapest (www.ceu.edu),
probably the most multinational graduate institution in Europe, engaged
primarily in the humanities and social sciences. OSA is a complex institution
of memory that supports scholarship, is engaged in research, is the initiator
of high visibility public programs, and is in charge of the Evidentiary and
Documentary Practices specialization at the History and Legal Studies
Departments at CEU. Some members of the Archives staff are on the faculty of
CEU, are engaged both in research and teaching, and advise the University in
matters related to information technology and digital humanities.

  
  
  
How to apply:

To apply applicants are asked to submit a short CV, naming two referees,
together with a motivation letter Please send your complete application
package to: [log in to unmask] Please include the following job code in the
subject line: 2016/023. CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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