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Digital Archivist - CLEARANCE

Description:
We are looking for a Digital Archivist is responsible for the digital materials given to and created by the Enterprise members and units including the creation of metadata records and for policies regarding the creation, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access to these materials. The Digital Archivist is responsible for initiating and maintaining outreach, reference, and collection development activities for the Enterprise and other archival collections related to joint special operations history and culture.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Helps to ensure the accessibility of the digital resources of the Enterprise and other special collections by determining the appropriate intellectual organization and digital storage structure, analyzing the intellectual content of the source material, and conducting historical research for the preparation of metadata descriptions.
Designs and manages digital collections by establishing the metadata schema, controlled vocabularies, and exercising quality control of the software, equipment, and metadata records.
Creates policies and procedures for managing born-digital materials for ingest, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access.
Helps to preserve the intellectual and artefactual value of physical archival material by determining the need for performing conservation procedures such as, document cleaning, repair, deacidification, and humidification.
Provides access to archival collections by compiling finding aids, creating collection-level records or metadata description, creating finding aids or controlled vocabularies to assist online researchers, and maintaining a database on collections and storage space allocation.
Strong research and writing experience is important.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Education: A Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program or a graduate degree in history (or related discipline) is required. Significant graduate-level coursework in archival administration/theory is required.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience in processing digital archival collections,
including experience in creating metadata descriptions, digitization, and care of born-digital
materials.
Certification: Digital Archives Specialist Certificate from the Society of American Archivists is preferred.
BS+3-5 YRS or MS+0-3 YRS
Preferred Skills: Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required. Familiarity with cataloging, various computer applications, and establishing metadata descriptions required.
Some travel is required for this role.
 
Job Number: LL-165862
Job Location: Fort Bragg, NC
Rate: up to $35/hr
Per Diem: Split
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 3 months
Start Date: 8/19/19
Input Date: 08/06/2019
Last Updated: 08/16/2019
Firm Name: MIDCOM CORPORATION
Attention: Lavie Lam
Address: 1275 N MANASSERO ST
City, State: ANAHEIM, CA 92807
Phone: 714/630-1999
800 Phone: 800/737-1632
Fax Phone: 714/459-7055
Email: lavie.lam@cenergyintl.com
Website: www.midcom.com

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