Electronic Records Archivist
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Vacancy ID #: NF0000026
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a creative, collaborative, enthusiastic professional for the position of Electronic Records Archivist. Reporting to the University Archivist and Head of University Archives and Records Management Services (UARMS), the Electronic Records Archivist will have a particular focus on the management, acquisition, appraisal, description, and preservation of born-digital institutional records with historical, evidential, or administrative value to the university. The Electronic Records Archivist will be responsible for supporting UNC faculty, students, and staff with information, training, and assistance in depositing digital materials into the Carolina Digital Repository (CDR), and for working with the CDR Steering Committee and with policy, programming, and other staff to define and implement repository policies, workflows, and capabilities.
ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in archives administration, public history or other relevant field
Qualification and Experience: Required ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science or advanced degree in archives administration, public history or other relevant field. Coursework or experience resulting in knowledge of principles and practices governing the management and preservation of digital materials. Comprehensive knowledge of electronic records management principles and practices, and digital preservation theory and practice. Understanding of principles of database management, enterprise architecture, and systems analysis. Demonstrated project management experience. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, programmers, and library and curatorial staff. Knowledge of metadata standards, reformatting guidelines, grant writing, and issues pertaining to institutional repositories. Superior interpersonal, communication, and writing skills. Evidence of commitment to the archival profession by memberships and participation in professional associations. Record of ongoing professional development and contribution. Preferred Administrative and supervisory experience. Superior problem solving ability. Prior academic library or higher education work experience.
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