Job is Expired Digital Preservation Specialist

Regis University / Lowell

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

The Digital Preservation Specialist works under the Electronic Services Librarian to provide support for RUDR, the Regis University Digital Repository. This person works closely with the Digital Systems Librarian and uploads digital content to the repository, develops appropriate metadata, determines access controls, sets work priorities and identifies new projects based on user needs.

This position serves as library liaison for the Regis online theses and final projects. Interfaces with graduate department liaisons to receive and process theses/final projects via documented thesis/capstone workflow Checks for correct forms, scans and uploads files to the digital repository. Coordinates with staff in Technical Services to create MARC records.

Description of Community

In accordance with its Jesuit Catholic mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. Regis University does not unlawfully discriminate in either the provision of educational services or in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Within this context, Regis University does reserve the right to give employment preference to persons who demonstrate by word and practice a commitment to the University's mission and educational goals.
We reward excellence with a competitive salary and benefits package. Criminal background check required. EOE.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

ALA-accredited Master's degree in library science or equivalent advanced degree. Relevant experience in an academic library.

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Successful candidates will have experience or training with electronic media and varying digital file formats, especially in the area of access. Minimum two years experience in a library or related academic setting. Experience working with a digital repository and digital preservation; experience with Drupal and Fedora open source software preferred. Knowledge of multiple non-MARC metadata standards including Dublin Core, EAD, MODS, METS, LOM, and VRA. Basic knowledge of cataloging standards for bibliographic and authority formats (including MARC and RDA) preferred. Familiarity with linked data and semantic web concepts and techniques for search engine optimization. Experience with MarcEdit, html, xhtml, css, xml, and xslt preferred.

HR Contact Information

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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Date Posted

October 18th, 2012

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