Digital Archivist

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Created: April 28, 2016


The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a Digital Archivist who will be responsible for working collaboratively with the staff of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives to manage existing digital holdings, acquire and normalize born digital content, manage future migration of digital assets, transfer analog media to digital files as needed, manage and maintain the Collective Access database, develop, manage and assess digital preservation policies and procedures.  Additionally, the Digital Archivist monitors and plans for additional digital storage on a regular basis, and is expected to assist in developing other sources of outside funding for ongoing or new digital projects. This position reports to the Director of The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection.

The Brown Media Archives is one of the largest electronic media archives in the country.  The Archives includes over 300,000 television and radio programs, 5 million feet of newsfilm, folk music field tapes, home movies, Georgia related broadcasting, and large collections related to the University of Georgia.  The Peabody Awards Collection is the keystone of the collection, containing virtually every entry submitted for this prestigious award, and constitutes one of the foremost and most diverse sound and moving images collections in the world. The Brown Media Archives staff is also responsible for the management and care of the audiovisual collections associated with the Hargrett Rare Books & Manuscript Library also housed in the Russell Special Collections Building. To view a full description of the position and application instructions please go to:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Published: Thursday, April 28, 2016 18:33 UTC

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