Digital Projects Archivist
Digital Projects Archivist
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 126295
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties:
The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Digital Projects Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 2-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections. Start date is targeted for January 2018.
As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will support the digital workflow and lifecycle of digital materials in on-going CDSC projects and provide support for digital platforms including, but not limited to: Mukurtu CMS, Scalar, Omeka, CONTENTdm and WordPress. The Digital Projects Archivist will work directly with faculty, students and staff on projects that vary in scale and scope related to curating collections, providing culturally appropriate access to collections, and producing widely available resources for teaching, research and scholarship in the University. This position will play a leading role in supporting the Plateau Peoples' Web Portal (Portal) in all aspects of the Portal project initiatives including 1) providing instructional support for tribal community users, community members, and institutional partners, 2) overseeing metadata creation, 3) updating and managing ingest of digital content from multiple institutions, 4) delivering training and support resources (online and in person) for the collaborative curation process and 5) assisting tribal staff with added content creation from digitized materials. The Digital Projects Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC and will work on grant-funded and ongoing projects.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Digital Projects Archivist:
Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development:
• Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills.
• Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
• Ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.
Posting Open Date: 09/28/2017
Posting Close Date: 10/29/2017
Open Until Filled: No
To apply, visit https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/34573
Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.