Library Fellow for Digital Archives

Cambridge, MA
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Created: April 1, 2014


Activities of this position will expand and build upon established foundations of MIT's digital archives program. Work will provide opportunities to collaborate with Curation and Preservation Services; the Office of Scholarly Publishing, Copyright and Licensing; Information Technology and Discovery Services; Digital Library Application Development; Collections Strategy and Management; as well as the Digital Sustainability Lab.  Potential activities include:
  • Workflow analysis, implementation, and documentation related to digital archives management, building on existing work and addressing gaps;
  • Resource acquisition/ingest and issue resolution around file authentication, access and intellectual property rights restrictions, etc.
  • Assisting with analysis, understanding, and implementation of tools for processing and managing digital archives (ex. ArchivesSpace, Curator’s WorkBench (UNC), BitCurator, Archivematica) and the tools’ interactions with other software and systems.
  • Applicants must have an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or an advanced degree in a relevant subject/field received within the past two years and an articulated special interest in and foundation for gaining expertise in digital archives. See full posting with complete list of responsibilities and qualifications and application procedure under "Jobs" at:
Additional Salary Information: $53,500 minimum annual salary. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health, dental and vision plans, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance. Fellows will be provided a modest relocation allowance. An annual allowance will be provided for professional development with additional funds available for skill development as appropriate.

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