Digital Projects Librarian/Archivist
University of Georgia

The Digital Projects Librarian/Archivist is responsible for metadata and
authority control, student hiring and supervision, quality control, and other
duties related to the development of digital resources for Digital Library of
Georgia (DLG) initiatives including but not limited to Athenaeum, the
University of Georgia's institutional repository
( The incumbent will also support the DLG's
participation in the Digital Public Library of America. The Digital Projects
Librarian/Archivist reports to the Director for the DLG and works closely with
the Scholarly Communications Librarian to provide technical support for the
University of Georgia Libraries' institutional repository Athenaeum@UGA which
is an important part of the scholarly communications program.

The award-winning Digital Library of Georgia is a GALILEO initiative based at
the University of Georgia Libraries. The DLG works together with Georgia's
libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions of cultural heritage to
provide access to the cultural and historical resources of the state of
Georgia. This primary mission is accomplished through the ongoing development,
maintenance, and preservation of digital collections and online digital
library resources. These may include materials such as original manuscripts,
typescripts, books, photographs, maps, sheet music, posters and broadsides,
newspapers, primary source materials on microfilm, audio, video, and other
formats. Each project is made available freely to the public as part of

ALA-accredited MLIS, or relevant Master's degree (ACA certification expected
in 5 years for continued employment); no professional experience required -
experience and knowledge can be attained through course work, projects, and
internships. demonstrated knowledge of MARC and non-MARC metadata formats,
standards and schema (e.g., RDA, DACS, AACR2, AMIM2, Dublin Core, METS, MODS,
EAD, etc.); working knowledge of resource description practices and an
understanding of controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, and ontologies;
experience using and aptitude for learning new technologies for metadata
management, delivery and metadata standards; experience working with
collection management systems such as Dspace, CONTENTdm or Archivists'
Toolkit; experience with XML or JSON; understanding of linked data and
semantic web principles and practices, including RDF and ontologies; knowledge
of current trends and issues in copyright and open access and other areas of
scholarly communication including trends, legal issues and best practices as
they relate to institutional repositories; demonstrated skills in project
management and problem solving; ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships; effective oral and written communication skills;
excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with diverse
faculty, students and colleagues.

Demonstrated skills with scripting languages and/or tools for data
manipulation (e.g.OpenRefine, Python, XSLT, etc.) preferred; experience
migrating and remediating legacy metadata preferred; knowledge of preservation
metadata standards such as PREMIS preferred; experience working with Hydra or
Fedora preferred; research data management and data mining experience
preferred; degree in history, public history or American studies preferred.

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