Reporting to the digital archivist, the digital archives assistant is
responsible for supporting workflows for the management of born digital
archival records. The digital archives assistant with image
digital media and be responsible for migration of digital files into access
and preservation formats. Additionally, the digital archives assistant will
assist the Manuscripts & Archives Division's staff in the analysis and
description of digital assets.

This position is temporary for six months.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Forensic disk imaging of digital media

Restoration and migration of digital files contained in disk images

Basic analysis of digital files held contained in archival collections

Key Competencies

Organizational skills




Bachelors degree, BA or BS, from an accredited college or university
(coursework in Library and Information Science MLS preferred)

Demonstrated knowledge of digital forensic tools and techniques

Demonstrated knowledge of procedures and practices for the arrangement and
description of archival collections

Familiarity with Unix, Macintosh and PC operating systems, XML, and relational
database systems

Work Environment

Office environment with daily competer work

Physical Duties


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