Electronic Records Archivist

College Park, MD
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Created: December 21, 2016


The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking an Electronic Records


As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore
area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students
and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of
Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the
university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service
to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent
membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to
the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s
ascendancy in academic excellence.

This position plays a leadership role in developing strategies and services
for managing and preserving electronic records. The person in this role
will be critical in developing the capacity for Special Collections and
University Archives (SCUA) to acquire, preserve and provide access to
born-digital materials.

The Electronic Records Archivist will work across SCUA to develop policies
and procedures for appraising, acquiring, preserving, and managing
electronic records. This position will play a significant role in
stewarding the permanent electronic records of departments and units within
the University of Maryland and will work with them to transfer them to the
University Archives. The successful candidate will serve as a consultant
for campus and other select organizations on the proper management and
disposition of electronic records. This position will also contribute to
the development of a technical infrastructure to the support the
preservation and access to electronic materials in the University of
Maryland Libraries.


* Master’s degree in archives, digital curation and/or records management
or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Demonstrated knowledge of archive, digital curation, and records
management principles and practices, particularly as they relate to
electronic records.
* Project management experience
* Demonstrated familiarity with archival and preservation standards
relevant to the archival control of digital collection materials (EAD,
* Familiarity with tools and best practices for appraising, ingesting, and
managing electronic records
* One year experience working in an archival/special collections setting

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.lib.umd.edu/

How to apply


Kate Dohe
Manager, Digital Programs & Initiatives
Digital Systems and Stewardship
University of Maryland Libraries
B0223 McKeldin Library
7649 Library Ln
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301.314.2558


Published: Saturday, March 18, 2017 15:45 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, March 18, 2017 15:45 UTC