* This is a career track position posted at Librarian levels 1 and 2.
Stanford Libraries is seeking an innovative Digital Archivist to develop and maintain a sustainable program for long-term curation of born-digital materials – including appraisal, transfer, and processing, as well as collaborating with staff across the libraries to test and implement discovery and access solutions. They will report to the Head, Collection Services & Born-Digital Program.
Determine and implement required processes and workflows, including appraisal, transfer, discovery, access, and preservation for stewarding born-digital materials
Process born-digital collections from the department's growing backlog
Defining specific processes and functionality required to enable integration between the digital repository, archival software (ArchivesSpace)
Contribution to definition and documentation of the born-digital curation process
Execute the assessment, processing, arrangement and description of born-digital and hybrid archives, including material Stanford's backlog and newly acquired materials.
Analyze metadata across all digital collections in order to harmonize conflicts and inconsistencies and make them function effectively in a unified discovery environment (ArcLight)
Work closely with metadata team re local policies, best practices, and common standards
Maintain close working relationships with DLSS staff related to the development of the SDR, data models, and the administration of its content, and the overall accessioning queue and process
Collaborate with colleagues and with the broader digital archivist community
Participate in large scale research and development projects related to born-digital curation, interoperability, and identity management, including the development of Stanford's linked data environment
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