Reporting to the Digital Preservation Manager, the Software Preservation Program Manager is responsible for growing and overseeing the implementation of software preservation and emulation related infrastructure and services within the University. A core focus of the Program Manager's work will be contributing to the development of one or more grant applications for growing software preservation and emulation infrastructure and services within the university. The Program Manager will also contribute significantly to the management of the Software Preservation Network (SPN) including exploring and/or planning for the potential transition of SPN from decentralized hosting to institutional hosting at Yale. A secondary responsibility of the role will be to oversee the implementation of the Emulation as a Service (EaaS) Technology for use in providing access to general collections materials within the Library System. The Program Manager will also undertake communications and outreach activities related to software preservation, emulation and the Software Preservation Network both within the Library and the University and within the wider national and international stakeholder communities. Additionally, the Program Manager will become proficient with Yale's project management tools, services and methodologies.
Posting Position Title: Program Manager 1
University Job Title: Software Preservation Program Manager
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability with digital preservation. Background/knowledge related to software preservation.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong oral and written communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to work with distributed groups of stakeholders.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability presenting to large and small audiences.
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