Associate Archivist for Digital Preservation

Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Salary: $22.12/hour
Created: October 28, 2022


Cranbrook Archives seeks a motivated information professional to join a dynamic team committed to sustaining and interpreting Cranbrook Educational Community's remarkable legacy. Critics have called Cranbrook “the most enchanted and enchanting setting in America” and in 1989, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. For more information about the campus and area, please visit our website:

The Associate Archivist for Digital Preservation works closely with the Head Archivist to ensure long-term viability of the Archives’ digital content, playing a significant role in building and sustaining strategies for continued preservation and access. This position will liaise with Cranbrook’s Information Technology team, bringing technical expertise in digital preservation infrastructures needed to maintain preservation standards and mitigate the risk of loss of historical content. Required (minimum) qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library or Information Science school
  • Documented knowledge of archival practices and methodology
  • Demonstrated application of studies in a workplace environment
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of digital preservation challenges and solutions
  • Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to interact well with both technical and non-technical colleagues in a team environment
  • Ability to write simple programs/scripts and understand basic program code

This is a part-time, 30 hour/week position with benefits.
Application review begins immediately; position open until suitable candidate found.
For full position details and application, visit Cranbrook Employment.

How to apply


Deborah Rice
Head Archivist
Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research

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