Digital Curation and Preservation Librarian

Clinton, NY
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Salary: Minimum salary $60,000 commensurate with experience
Created: July 27, 2022


We seek a collaborative, creative, strategic thinker to join Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) at Hamilton College in the role of Digital Curation and Preservation Librarian. This individual will lead efforts to curate, and preserve Hamilton’s digital collections and scholarly output. Reporting to the Associate Director, Digital Initiatives and Technology, the incumbent will work alongside diverse faculty, student, librarian, and IT colleagues across campus and within open-source communities on projects that advance our systems used in research, teaching, and learning.

The Digital Curation and Preservation Librarian supports the digital collections workflow and implements the digital preservation roadmap, making recommendations for best practices and system implementation for the curation of digitized and born-digital material. The incumbent will manage preservation of our digital collections, and provide expertise in the area of preservation on collaborative projects within LITS and across the campus. As part of the unit supporting digital scholarship, the person in this position will also provide preservation expertise to digital scholarship projects as needed. This is the perfect professional opportunity for someone who would enjoy partnering with others to help guide Hamilton’s digital future and enhance scholars’ ability to pursue new avenues for learning and research.

LITS, and Hamilton College, have a strong commitment to the ongoing professional development of its employees, supporting and encouraging our staff to seek opportunities to expand and strengthen their skills.

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