Digital Archivist

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Created: September 22, 2015


  • Create and maintain websites, applications, and databases including editing websites and developing multimedia.
  • Accession, arrange, describe, and otherwise process manuscript, photograph, audio-visual, oral histories, electronic records, and other research materials.
  • Develop and manage digital projects and services.
  • Provide reference services to researchers.
  • Research, plan, and execute tours, exhibits, and other outreach efforts.
  • Continue education through attending conferences, seminars, and professional meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience with Adobe products, Microsoft Office, and ContentDM
  • Demonstrated experience with web design and related software including Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress
  • Programming experience using HTML, CSS, PHP, ASP, PERL and JavaScript
  • Experience with various database systems including MS Access, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL
  • Excellent visual, communication, and public speaking skills

Minimum Qualifications
  • Successful candidates are expected to have a master’s degree in History or Library Science with an emphasis on digital collections or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
  • Ability to lift and carry 35 to 40-pound boxes is mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have archival experience in collecting, processing, description, preservation, and digitization of digital collections.
  • Must have experience with managing digitization projects.

Application Deadline
October 4, 2015

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