Digital Preservation Librarian, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

The Dartmouth College Library seeks an innovative, service-focused professional to join a collaborative team in Preservation Services to enhance the Library’s capacity to preserve and provide access to all our commercially acquired and locally produced digital materials.  Working closely with the head of Preservation Services and Library staff involved in the acquisition, creation, description, security, and management of information resources, the Digital Preservation Librarian explores, adapts, implements, and manages emerging digital preservation policies and strategies in support of Library digital collections and publishing initiatives.

Reporting to the head of Preservation Services, this librarian will create and manage a robust digital preservation program for the Library’s digital collections.  The librarian will collaboratively define requirements and specifications, including file formats and standard preservation metadata, for digital materials the library creates or acquires; establish and maintain policies, workflows, and procedures that support long-term preservation and access to digital materials; and coordinate repository workflows including ingest, archival storage, data management, administration and access.  The librarian will also coordinate workflows with external services that support the digital preservation program, and act as a technical liaison on preservation issues to vendors providing digital preservation services.

Review of applications will begin as of 16 September 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. For the complete job description and to apply online go to:<> and refer to position #101195 or go to:

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