Digital Repository Specialist

West Lafayette
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Created: May 23, 2013


Purdue University Libraries seeks a highly motivated, intellectually curious, and reliable Digital Repository Specialist to support the creation of unique digital collections in Purdue University Libraries. Responsibilities of the Digital Repository Specialist will be split between the development of Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) Central, (a grant-funded online resource focused on the health benefits of the human/animal bond—H/AB) and, to a lesser extent, the licensing and upload of content to the Purdue e-Pubs institutional repository. The Digital Repository Specialist will collaborate with other Purdue Libraries and Press staff to establish repository guidelines, including policies and procedures and metadata standards. He or she will provide regular reports on progress and status and maintain both internal and user documentation.

This position will be funded for a period of three years from the date of hire with possibility of extension. Qualifications: MLS or MIS from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience Additional requirements as listed on the full job announcement

Application process:

The full job announcement and application details can be seen at: Review of applications will begin June 3, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to: Resumes or CV’s sent to this email address cannot be considered. Please put “HABRI/e-Pubs” in the title of all email correspondence. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. A background check is required for this position.


Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 13:25 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC