Digital Preservation Librarian

Birmingham, AL
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Created: February 14, 2022


We are looking to hire a new DIGITAL PRESERVATION LIBRARIAN in the University Libraries of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). If this position does not appeal to you, please pass it along to someone to whom it may.

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Opportunities To Do Meaningful, Impactful Work:
- We are redesigning and upgrading our digitization and digital preservation processes. Part of your job will be to evaluate our current infrastructure and processes, and figure out ways to improve them.
- The Digital Preservation Librarian will be an essential member of the Digitization and Digital Preservation team, a team that is working toward:
    *Implementing cloud-based infrastructure for digital preservation
    *Increasing UAB Libraries' capacity for Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship
    *Becoming better stewards of digital historical and cultural heritage assets

Opportunities To Grow Your Career:
- UAB Libraries aims to be a Learning Organization, where mistakes are seen as opportunities for growth.
- In this position, you will develop new skills in librarianship and information technology.
- We know that you may not be at UAB forever, and we want to prepare you for the next destination on your career path.
- With UAB's Educational Assistance program, you can earn another Master’s or PhD while you're here.

Work for a Public R1, Be a Part of Something Positive:
- UAB, one of the top public R1 universities in Alabama, was recently named "America's Best Large Employer" by Forbes Magazine
- UAB has won several awards for diversity, and in 2019 was voted among the best colleges for LGBTQ students.
- There is still plenty of work to be done, though. Join UAB as we work on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and join UAB Libraries as we work to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of Birmingham and UAB.

Work-Life Balance, Life in a Small City:
- Birmingham has been attracting startups and technology firms in recent years because of our beautiful climate and relatively low cost of living.
- We have all of the cultural and entertainment options that you'd expect from a large city, but without the smog and sprawl.
- In the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Birmingham is also perfect for outdoor enthusiasts

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