The University of Georgia is seeking candidates for the position of Head of the Arrangement and Description Unit for the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. This position is responsible to the Director of the Russell Library for a growing collection of over 18,000 linear feet of manuscript and archival material and makes a significant contribution to meeting Russell Library’s goals and standards. The Head of Arrangement and Description’s duties are divided as follows: 50% collection management, 15% Georgia Disability History Alliance collaboration and collection curation,15% donor relations, acquiring collections, and records management with organizations, 10% supervising Arrangement and Description Unit staff, 5% collaborating with Russell’s Oral History and Media Unit and Access and Outreach Unit, as well as other Libraries’ departments, and 5% participating on committees and in Russell planning, decision-making, and implementation of departmental goals and standards. Additionally, this position participates in reading room and reference service to patrons and works closely with the Head of the Access and Outreach Unit and the Head of the Oral History and Media Unit on special and ongoing projects. This position is a member of the University of Georgia Libraries’ non-tenure track faculty.
Position Summary: Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Distinctive Collections and Digital Engagement, the Preservation and Digital Archivist is responsible for all aspects of the University’s archival collections including: acquisitions, preservation, arrangement and description, outreach, technology, and digital projects. Develops a digital records practices. The incumbent provides archival reference related to the University Archives collections. Continue reading
Full-Time (4 vacancies)
Apply by September 25, 2017
These positions are located in the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Technology Policy Directorate, Library Services.
The position description number for these positions is 349867.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbents of these positions will work a flextime or compflex work schedule.
These are non-supervisory, bargaining unit positions.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
The Digital Archivist is a newly created position that preserves and makes accessible a wide-range of historically significant digital materials found in the many small and large manuscript collections and University records. Preeminent among the collections and an early priority for this position is the sizeable digital component of the Senator Harry Reid Papers. The incumbent will work closely with the Harry Reid Archivist in processing this collection. Continue reading
The Digital Curator will work to help properly collect, manage and prepare data, observing local standards and protocols. The Curator, with training and support from the Digital Project Team, will normalize and prepare the data for ingest into the Library Institutional Repository, using a variety of software systems to maintain and organize data, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro™, Open Refine, and a variety of custom tools. Continue reading