Digital Preservation Specialist

at U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (view profile)
Published April 23, 2024
Location Location negotiable (see "Additional information" section), United States of America
Category Public or Governmental  
Job Type Full-time  
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $86,962
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $140,713
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade GS-12


The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has a position available in the Digital Preservation unit at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration for a GS-0301-12 Digital Preservation Specialist.

As a Digital Preservation Specialist, you will:

  • Analyze, develop, and propose appropriate strategies, risk criteria, and standards for the preservation of electronic record holdings.

  • Perform assessments and develop recommendations for software tools and system functionality for digital preservation operations, including format characterization, format conversion, auditing and reporting, and machine learning that can assist in the automation of preservation risk assessment and identification of trigger conditions.

  • Conduct research and prepare information on a variety of topics related to digital preservation for a diverse audience of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Prepare presentations, publications, social media postings, etc. on topics related to digital preservation initiatives and operations.

The job is telework eligible per Agency policy. See “Additional information” in the job posting for more information. 

Application: (General public posting) (Federal employees and veterans)