Project Manager, Archival Systems

New York City
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Created: January 7, 2014

Description

The Project Manager, Archival Systems, reporting to the Manager, Digital Publication and Access, Digital Library Technology Services, will lead New York University Libraries' efforts to complete three major initiatives: the migration from the Archivists' Toolkit software to ArchivesSpace, an open-source web application to manage descriptive information for archives, manuscripts, and digital objects; a redesign of the archival discovery portal, including presentation and discovery of archival materials; and the implementation of Aeon, an online request system designed for special collections and archives. This will be a two-year, fixed-term position. 

Qualifications/Required Education: MLIS, MS, or MA with concentration in archival administration, or equivalent experience. 

Preferred Education: 
Required Experience:
  • Three years of technical project management experience in a cultural heritage or research library setting.
  • Management skills in complex environments, including the ability to create and implement project plans and schedules, develop system design documents, establish high performance standards, and deliver quality results. 
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with open source archives management software desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
  • Min 3 years of technical project management experience in a cultural heritage or research library setting.
  • Management skills in complex environments, including the ability to create and implement project plans and schedules, develop system design documents, establish high performance standards, and deliver quality results. 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
  • Training in project management.
  • Experience with user testing or user-centered design.
  • Experience with vendor software design planning and deployment.
  • Experience working in public services in a research library or archives.

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