Job Openings: Digitization Technologist & Digital Repository Manager – University of Alabama

Digital Services at the University of Alabama is seeking excellent candidates for two new exempt staff positions: Digitization Technologist and Digital Repository Manager.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Digitization Technologist

The Digitization Technologist will analyze technical problems and devise solutions, as well as seek out methods for new and better functionality.
Research into improved methods of delivery and preservation support is expected.

The Digitization Technologist position requires an individual who is self-motivated, curious, and eager to learn and explore. The successful applicant will have a good base of understanding of a variety of technologies related to digitization and digital libraries, and will be capable of quickly processing and integrating new technical information and developments. This position requires strong analytical problem-solving capabilities and technical expertise. Command-line scripting capabilities are expected.

The Digitization Technologist will be involved in developing software support for digitization, preservation and delivery work flows.
Additionally, this position will be responsible for capture, quality control, optimization, gathering of administrative, technical, structural, and descriptive metadata, and tracking, archiving and storage of resulting digital objects.

The Digital Repository Manager

The Digital Repository Manager will be focused on the management and support of our growing repository of content, as well as development of support for new and better functionality. This person will research software developments in the field and potentially modify those we adopt to meet our own needs. He or she would be deeply involved in infrastructure development and support for long-term access. The Digital Repository Manager will analyze technical and work flow problems and devise and implement solutions.

This Digital Repository Manager will be involved in developing and managing software support for digitization, preservation and delivery work flows. Additionally, this position will be responsible for capture, quality control, optimization, gathering of administrative, technical, structural, and descriptive metadata, and tracking, archiving and storage of resulting digital objects.

For more information, or to apply, please go to http://staffjobs.ua.edu and search in the Working Title field within “search staff listings”.