The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking individual for the position of Congressional Processing Digital Archivist to oversee processing, access, and preservation of born digital and digitized materials in the Senator Richard C. Shelby collection. The Congressional Processing Digital Archivist will also be responsible for managing day-to-day collection digitization activities for the congressional collection, including batch upload to CONTENTdm and/or Omeka S, with a focus on accuracy and productivity. This position will play a pivotal role in improving discovery and accessibility of born digital and digitized materials for the benefit of researchers. The successful candidate will be committed to More Product Less Process (MPLP) workflows. This is a clinical faculty appointment reporting to the Head of Special Collections and working collaboratively with librarians, archivists, and staff in W.S. Hoole Special Collections. This is a grant-funded clinical faculty position with an initial one-year contract, and the opportunity for additional annual appointments for up to three years.
The Congressional Processing Digital Archivist will be responsible for assessing born digital and digitized files for content, research interest, and restrictions and determining appropriate levels of processing and descriptive metadata to prepare for researcher access. The Congressional Processing Digital Archivist will identify and review all files for restricted or sensitive data, and will appraise, organize, and describe born digital materials in a finding aid. This position will be responsible for creating engaging online exhibits showcasing the unique digital assets in the Senator Richard C. Shelby collection.
How to apply
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Published: Friday, December 22, 2023 07:19 UTC
Last updated: Friday, December 22, 2023 07:19 UTC