Digital Preservation Analyst
|Published||May 10, 2023|
|Location||Tucson, AZ, Arizona|
|Cover Letter Requirements||Required|
|Minimum Compensation in Local Currency||55,000|
|Maximum Compensation in Local Currency||Dependent on experience|
|Hourly or Salary?||Salary|
The University of Arizona Libraries invites applications for a Digital Preservation Analyst to support the University of Arizona Libraries digital preservation program as part of the Digital Preservation and Production Unit. The Analyst will report to and work closely with the Digital Preservation Librarian to expand, scale, support, and oversee workflows and services for the various streams of content stewarded by the University of Arizona Libraries. The successful candidate will also work in close collaboration with stakeholders in other departments including Special Collections, Technology Strategy and Services, and Research Engagement, to ensure that the full breadth of the Libraries unique digital assets are safeguarded and stewarded according to good practices. The Digital Preservation Analyst performs a sizable portion of duties in the Libraries’ Digital Preservation Lab, which is the site of significant innovation and stewardship, deploying forensic analysis of born-digital media to ensure both preservation and access for the libraries' distinctive special collections. The Analyst processes incoming and legacy born-digital media, such as optical media (CDs/DVDs), flash drives, external/internal hard drives, floppy disks, and other dynamic digital objects in support of their preservation and access. The Analyst will also be responsible for creating and maintaining documentation of workflows, setting up hardware and testing software, performing format analysis and migration, and conducting research as needed.