Digital Archivist

Rochester, NY
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Salary: $53,600.00 - $85,800.00
Created: January 19, 2023


Job Responsibilities

RIT Archives has an exciting and dynamic opportunity for someone interested in establishing and building out a digital preservation and digital archiving program. This key strategic position will work closely with the University Archivist and staff from across library departments to create policies and procedures for the management of born-digital and digitized records.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Managing the lifecycle of born-digital and digitized records by developing, documenting, and implementing digital archiving workflows, procedures, and policies.
  • Processing and providing access to born-digital archival collections by appraising, organizing, and describing into finding aids.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to staff on the preservation and transfer of born-digital and digitized materials.  
  • Cross-training and collaborating with colleagues from across the RIT Libraries and RIT on workflows relating to born-digital and digitized materials, including digital archives management and digital preservation.
  • Serving as RIT Archives point person, in close collaboration with Metadata and Digital Scholarship Services, for Luna, the libraries’ Digital Assest Management platform, and ScholarWorks, the libraries’ digital repository.
  • Managing the RIT Archives’ Archive-IT web archiving program.

Required Qualifications

  • MLIS from an ALA accredited program or a MA in public history or museum studies.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working in an archival setting and working with born-digital and digitized materials.

Initial review of applications will begin on February 2, 2023

Preferred Qualifications

Society of American Archivist’s Digital Archives Specialist Certificate

How To Apply

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