Digital and Preservation Archivist

at Clemson University Libraries (view profile)
Location Clemson, SC, South Carolina
Date Posted September 7, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $61,000
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Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Digital and Preservation Archivist.  The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in digital archiving and electronic records management, as well as digital preservation for the Special Collections and Archives.  The unit is comprised of the Manuscript Collections, University Archives, Records Management, and Rare Books.  The Special Collections and Archives, distinguished for its strong collections in university history, agriculture, and textile history, is part of the Clemson University Libraries. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service.  This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives.


Responsibilities of the role include managing the digital conversion and online delivery of born-digital and digitized archival collections in collaboration with appropriate library partners, developing and implementing policies, standards, and procedures for the management of the digital content within the Special Collections and Archives, and integrating proper digital forensic tools to help ensure authentic and appropriately protected archival materials. The incumbent will also manage the conversion of analog formats and audiovisual materials and Coordinates with Records Management on the training of electronic records management and preservation.


Applicants should submit their CV, cover letter, and names and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio .The deadline for full consideration is October 1, 2021.


Clemson University is an AAO/EO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.