Digital Archives Specialist

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Created: July 6, 2013


The University Library is part of Melbourne Students and Learning and is organised into several programs: Research and Collections, Scholarly Information and eScholarship Research employing a total of more than 250 staff.

Research and Collections requires a Digital Archives Specialist, on a fixed-term contract for 12 months to develop and implement a new digital archive service and associated standards and procedures for the University of Melbourne Archives. Key to achieving this vision is making the transition from a traditional, primarily paper archive to a digital archive. In this role, you will work collaboratively with colleagues within the broader university environment to develop the digital archive capacity of the University of Melbourne.

You must have sound technical knowledge and skills in computing languages, approaches to and tools and systems for information management relevant to digital archiving. You will also display an ability to understand complex management, preservation and access requirements of archival collections and will be able to provide training and develop the digital skills of colleagues, contribute to strategic, planning and business documents.


Published: Saturday, July 6, 2013 20:54 UTC

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