Digital Preservation Technical Specialist
National Library of New Zealand

The National Library of New Zealand is looking for an experienced Digital
Preservation Technical Specialist to provide high level technical services and
specialist advice related to digital preservation.

You will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the
Library's digital preservation programme. This is a core role in ensuring the
ongoing operations of the Library's ingest, maintenance, management and long-
term preservation activities in support of the Library's digital collections.

You will be a member of a team of 7 staff within the Preservation Research &
Consultancy team and be expected to:

  * be responsible for all aspects of configuration, business support and system fault identification and resolution for the digital preservation programme systems;
  * work very closely with Technology Services and Solutions (TSS) in ensuring the integrity of the overall digital preservation environment and with the Government Digital Archive Programme (GDAP) at Archives New Zealand;
  * work with all relevant parties on preparation of requirements and implementation of enhancements to deposit mechanisms, applications and work processes;
  * work with content owners / producers and National Library staff to create deposit procedures appropriate to the content including the migration framework programme of ingest into Rosetta.
You will have substantial practical experience with digital preservation and
demonstrated expertise in managing applications. You will have strong inter-
personal skills with particular emphasis in the role on engagement with the
business and with TSS and ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in
information technology, computer science or information science or its

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 11 April 2014

For more information please contact: Steve Knight (Programme Director
Preservation Research) on [log in to unmask]

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