The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative,
collaborative, enthusiastic professional for the position of Electronic
Records Archivist. Reporting to the University Archivist
and Head of University Archives and Records Management Services (UARMS), the
Electronic Records Archivist will have a particular focus on the management,
acquisition, appraisal, description, and preservation of born-digital
institutional records with historical, evidential, or administrative value to
the university. The Electronic Records Archivist will be
responsible for supporting UNC faculty, students, and staff with information,
training, and assistance in depositing digital materials into the Carolina
Digital Repository (CDR), and for working with the CDR Steering Committee and
with policy, programming, and other staff to define and implement repository
policies, workflows, and capabilities.

The Electronic Records Archivist will work closely with staff in the Carolina
Digital Library and Archives, Library Systems, Information Technology
Services, Enterprise Resource Planning, University Counsel, and other units to
ensure the appropriate management of born-digital records and that the CDR
aligns with the needs of the UNC community. Additionally,
the individual in this position will work with UNC faculty, students, and
staff to raise awareness and knowledge of the CDR. Working
with librarians, faculty, heads of the various academic, administrative, and
research units on campus, students, and other university staff, the Electronic
Records Archivist will identify materials that would be appropriate to include
in the CDR, explaining expectations, policies, and workflows, providing
services, training, and support, and investigating and resolving access
issues. The individual in this position will participate in
the development and implementation of policies and workflows that govern the
ingest and management of digital materials in the CDR, including those
regarding appropriate content, metadata standards, and access
conditions. Additionally, the Electronic Records Archivist
will contribute to the planning and development of the CDR, participate in the
testing of CDR functionality and the planning of needed changes, and ensure
that the CDR is aligned and integrated with other UNC systems as appropriate.

The Electronic Records Archivist will facilitate the acquisition and transfer
of born-digital institutional records to the University Archives, assisting
UARMS staff with outreach to University departments on the acquisition of
born-digital institutional records, and developing training for University
staff in the proper management of born-digital institutional
records. The individual in this position will also provide
expert advice and consulting to other Library staff on issues concerning born-
digital materials.

Additionally, the Electronic Records Archivist will supervise graduate
research assistants, interns, and fellows; will manage grant and other
externally funded support for born-digital materials and electronic records
management on an as-needed basis; and will represent the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and its libraries at appropriate conferences and
meetings relative to born-digital materials, electronic records management,
and institutional repositories.


Required: ALA accredited master's degree in library or
information science or advanced degree in archives administration, public
history or other relevant field. Coursework or experience
resulting in knowledge of principles and practices governing the management
and preservation of digital materials. Comprehensive
knowledge of electronic records management principles and practices, and
digital preservation theory and practice. Understanding of
principles of database management, enterprise architecture, and systems
analysis. Demonstrated project management
experience. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
with faculty, programmers, and library and curatorial
staff. Knowledge of metadata standards, reformatting
guidelines, grant writing, and issues pertaining to institutional
repositories. Superior interpersonal, communication, and
writing skills. Evidence of commitment to the archival profession by
memberships and participation in professional associations.
Record of ongoing professional development and

Preferred: Administrative and supervisory
experience. Superior problem solving
ability. Prior academic library or higher education work

Closing Date:2012-05-01

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