Hi all,

Following up on Andrea's email, the job listing for our affiliated NDSR
project in NYC is also now online. The Strategic Programs Specialist is a
FT, 3-year gig project managing NDSR and working on some other digital
stewardship and related initiatives.

(Position overview also pasted below)

As with the NDSR-Boston job, please feel free to promote it around and/or
forward the job posting to good candidates.



The Strategic Programs Specialist is a three-year, full-time, newly-created
position running from date-of-hire through December 2016. This position is
open to both new and experienced information professionals interested in
supporting libraries, archives, and cultural heritage through a variety of
programs, services, and new initiatives.

The positionís main responsibility will be as day-to-day manager of METROís
National Digital Stewardship Residency in New York (NDSR-NY) program, an
expansion of the NDSR program launched by the Library of Congress and
Institute of Museum and Library Services in 2012. The NDSR-NY program is a
three-year, IMLS-funded initiative to build a post-Masterís residency
program for new professionals to work on digital stewardship projects in
NYC-area libraries, archives, and museums. The Strategic Programs
Specialist will be responsible for working with NDSR-NYís Primary
Investigator on all aspects of the program.

The Strategic Programs Specialist will also participate in a variety of
other initiatives including programs offering services for local archives,
grant administration, collaborative projects involving linked data and
digital preservation, and the opportunity to conceive, plan, and run new
projects, workshops, and special events for the library, archives, and
museum communities.

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Goethals, Andrea <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Please excuse cross-posting.
> Want to play a key part in establishing a national residency program to
> build the next generation of digital stewards? Harvard Library is seeking a
> Project Manager to help test the National Digital Stewardship Residency
> (NDSR) model in the Boston area.
> The Project Manager will perform a wide range of management tasks in
> support of NDSR Boston<>, a
> joint Harvard Library and MIT Libraries project, funded by the Institute of
> Museum and Library Services (IMLS). NDSR Boston will test a residency model
> that is currently being piloted in Washington D.C.<
>> by the Library of Congress (LC)
> and the IMLS. NDSR Boston will give recent Master's graduates an
> opportunity to advance and apply their digital preservation skills and
> knowledge by working in paid residencies in Boston area institutions. The
> residency program is intended to build a community of professionals who
> will advance our ability to safeguard and make accessible digital content
> with enduring historical, scientific or cultural value. This position is
> essential to achieving that vision. This is a part-time (17.5 hours a week)
> grant funded position that runs through June 30, 2016.
> The Project Manager will work closely with an affiliated project<
>> awarded by the IMLS to Metropolitan New York
> Library Council (METRO) to test the NDSR model in New York.
> To see the full description and to apply go to Employment @ Harvard<
>>, click on 'Administrative/Staff Jobs
> (External Candidates)' and search on Auto req ID 31249B
> Please forward to anyone you think appropriate.
> thanks,
> Andrea
> _________________________________________
> Andrea Goethals
> Digital Preservation and Repository Services Manager
> Harvard Library
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> (617) 495-3724
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