DIGITAL ARCHIVIST, MIT Libraries-Digital Archives Program, to increase capacity to address digital archives' programmatic needs and records management issues. Will acquire and process significant digital collections; provide advice and training regarding records management and transfer, appraise hybrid and born-digital collections, use digital forensics tools and techniques to triage material, and prepare objects for preservation; implement and manage the Archives-based web archiving program, serving as lead resource for digital records management issues; participate in reference and reading room service, mediating access to digital collections, coordinating on-demand digitization requests and programmatic reformatting, and providing advice on intellectual property issues; and conduct records studies and experiments in the Digital Sustainability Lab to assess, test, and improve workflows, processes, access, and use of digital collections.
A more detailed description is available at http://libraries.mit.edu/about/#jobs.
REQUIRED: an MLIS or its equivalent; graduate-level archives coursework or postgraduate digital archives or records management training coursework; a minimum of one year of professional experience as a practicing archivist; demonstrated knowledge of archival processing techniques for born-digital archives; experience using archival content management systems and technologies; experience applying metadata standards and schema for descriptive, structural, and preservation metadata; demonstrated skill with digital archives' tools, workflow implementation, and quality assurance; and the ability to understand, use, and innovate with community and ISO standards in a unique context. Job #14738-O
Application material must include both a resume and a cover letter.
Priority will be given to applications received by June 1, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.