Digital Preservation Librarian

Syracuse, NY
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Salary: starting from $50,000 - $75,000
Created: September 10, 2021


The Syracuse University Libraries invites applications from creative and inquisitive individuals to join our newly-formed Department of Digital Stewardship as our Digital Preservation Librarian.  The successful applicant will work closely with our small – but dedicated – cross-organizational Digital Library Program team to produce, manage, create access to, and preserve our digital content across a variety of platforms and services that comprise our digital library infrastructure. 

In particular, the Digital Preservation Librarian will lead the Libraries’ digital preservation efforts to ensure long-term preservation and persistent access to the Libraries’ unique digitized and born-digital content, act as the Libraries’ expert in digital preservation practices and processes, and serve as the platform manager for the Libraries’ digital preservation system (Preservica).  

A complete and detailed job description, with instructions on how to apply can be found here: 

The Syracuse University Libraries is dedicated to an inclusive and equitable workforce.  We are fully committed to hiring and developing diverse talent and believe deeply in equity, diversity of race/ethnicity, gender identity, abilities, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.  We are committed to reducing physical barriers in the workspace and ensuring that all applicants and employees receive reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of any given role. We strongly encourage those who share these values to apply and welcome applicants with a range of experience and qualifications. 

Syracuse University Libraries’ staff actively supports the research and teaching mission of the University. If you are looking for exceptional benefits and a place to grow a career that supports your professional goals, and if you value friendly, curious, and (frankly) amazing colleagues, then the Syracuse University Libraries is the place for you! 

Applications will be considered for any rank, commensurate with their experience. The minimum starting salaries for the various ranks of Librarian are: 

  • Assistant Librarian: $50,000/year 

  • Senior Assistant Librarian: $55,000/year 

  • Associate Librarian: $65,000/year 

  • Librarian: $75,000/year 

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on Monday, September 28 and priority consideration will be given to applications received by this date. 


Published: Friday, September 10, 2021 00:41 UTC

Last updated: Friday, September 10, 2021 00:41 UTC