||Assistant Professor/Director Digital Curation
|| Mary Larson
(Contingent upon available funding):
||mostly M-F 8-5
|Faculty Appt Period:
||The Director of Digital Curation will contribute to achieving the strategic goals of the Special Collections division. This position will provide leadership in the areas of access, preservation, and discovery of digital resources.
|Special Instructions to Applicants
||A resume is required to complete the application process.
|Education & Experience
ALA-MLIS or Master's in a related discipline.
Professional archives/library experience
Proven leadership and management excellence, as well as staff supervisory experience
Prior work processing born-digital collections, providing digital preservation services, and creating and curating online access and discovery of digital resources
Demonstrated knowledge of metadata standards and controlled vocabularies
Experience converting materials from analog to digital formats and knowledge of relevant archival standards
A successful Director of Digital Curation will possess strong organizational and leadership skills; excellent communication ability; collegiality and excellent interpersonal skills; and an appreciation for diverse constituencies.
Ph.D. in related field.
Previous work curating digital exhibits
Experience in the area of digital humanities or digital history
Coding proficiency in Python or a similar language
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