Job Opportunity–Tucson, Arizona

The University of Arizona is seeking a Multimedia and Digital Collections Archivist. This position will provide leadership, project management, and oversee the creation, reformatting, transfer, development, and production of Special Collections analog/digital audio and video collections and other related materials and related projects.

The position is charged to work collaboratively and closely with the Digital Initiatives Archivist to develop and implement policies, procedures, and workflows and will work with Delivery, Description and Acquisitions (DDA) and the Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship (ODIS) to create and assign metadata standards for related digital multimedia projects and initiatives. He or she, in partnership with the Digital Archivist, will be responsible for the management and preservation of electronic records and born-digital content.

This position will be expected to work collaboratively to build partnerships in the Special Collections Department, University Libraries and UA campus; will be responsible for developing and implementing policies for accessioning, appraisal, preservation, and description of, and access to, analog and digitally born digital audio/video collections by Special Collections. This position will also assist with outreach, including digitization of multimedia collections (whole, in part, and in various formats for use of online and on-site interactive exhibits, and maintaining online presence via finding guides.)

For more details on job responsibilities and qualifications, please visit the University of Arizona website at, Job #F20249. Position is open until filled. First Review Date is November 30, 2015. Submittal of your application materials before the first review date guarantees consideration for the position. Application materials mailed/emailed to the department will not be accepted.

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