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Job opportunity: Yale University seeks Digital Preservation Librarian

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Digital Preservation Librarian

Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Requisition:  46205BR
http://bit.ly/2z55u3L

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Position Focus: The incumbent will report to the digital preservation manager and will work within the digital preservation team to preserve the Library's digital content. The Digital Preservation Librarian will be an expert in the Library's Digital Preservation Systems and processes and a first point of contact for users of digital preservation services. The Digital Preservation Librarian will work with prospective content depositors and stewards of preserved content to ensure depositors can ingest content into the digital preservation systems, to ensure their content is appropriately preserved, and to ensure their content is appropriately accessible when requested.  The librarian will troubleshoot any workflow issues and work closely with the content stewards to ensure they have the resources and training necessary to ingest, manage and access their content. The librarian will use system reporting capabilities and risk identification tools to identify at risk digital content and develop, test, and implement approaches for ensuring continued access to that content, and will develop additional reporting capabilities. The Digital Preservation Librarian will also work with the digital preservation team and other stakeholders to document policies and procedures related to the digital preservation services we offer and work to ensure the system can pass regular audits.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  *   Master's degree for an ALA-accredited library school or related post-graduate degree. Librarians new to the profession are encouraged to apply.
  *   Demonstrable analytical skills and aptitude for desk-based research including the ability to reason insightfully when presented with a technical problem and present coherent argument for chosen way forward.
  *   Demonstrated technical understanding of digital preservation challenges and solutions. Knowledge and experience of managing and/or preserving digital content, or working in a related area.
  *   Ability to write simple programs/scripts and XML stylesheets and understand basic program code and XML.
  *   Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated analytical and organizational skills.
  *   Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.
  *   Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.
  *   Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: Experience working with the Preservica digital preservation system software. An understanding of file formats regarding long-term sustainability. Ability to write complex programs and a thorough understanding of a programming language. Experience of working on digital preservation research projects, and working in a research library, archive or research data center. Experience in software testing

The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers.  For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu<http://www.library.yale.edu>.

The Preservation Department:
Yale University Library's Preservation Department, started in 1971, is one of the oldest in the country. It has strong administrative support and has played a major role in the development of the preservation field. The Department has system wide responsibilities and consists of units covering conservation of special and circulating collections as well as exhibition preparation; reformatting of special collections materials and circulating materials; mass deacidification; and staff and user-education and consultation on wide variety of preservation concerns.  To learn more about the Preservation Department, please visit http://www.library.yale.edu/preservation/.

Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://bit.ly/2z55u3L.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
________________________________

Kelly Douglas

Staffing Support Specialist
HR Staffing and Career Development
Yale University
221 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
T:  (203) 432-0775
F:  (203) 432-6194

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