Job: Digital Collections Archivist at American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo is recruiting a Digital
Collections Archivist.

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The Digital Collections Archivist plays a leadership role in
digital initiatives, including building collections of
digitized and born-digital archival materials, and
facilitating access to those collections. The position holder
reports to the University Archivist and supervises the
RBSCL’s digitization staff. The Digital Collections Archivist
is responsible for managing the CONTENTdm-based Rare Books
and Special Collections Digital Library, setting standards
for digital preservation and metadata input, and providing
related training and supervision for RBSCL staff. The
position holder is also responsible for managing AUC’s
Digital Archive and Research Repository (a DSpace-based
institutional digital repository) and managing the RBSCL’s
Web Archive, based on the ArchiveIt subscription service. The
position holder also coordinates the RBSCL’s website, blog,
LibGuides, AUC Wiki, and social media sites, working
cooperatively with other library staff.

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