The University of Calgary is hiring for two full time fixed-term positions to support migration of the audio and video materials in the EMI Music Canada Archive. This preservation project, supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will run until September 2020.
The Migration Operator will be running the tape machines to get content migrated off original carriers. More details on the Migration Operator position: http://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/2364659-migration-operator-archives-and-special-collections-libraries-and-cultural-resources
The Conservation Assistant will be primarily imaging the boxes, track sheets, etc, as well as assisting with quality control, metadata, and outsourcing. More details on the Conservation Assistant position: http://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/2364760-conservation-assistant-archives-and-special-collections-libraries-and-cultural-resources
It's exciting stuff, so please check out the postings, spread the word to anyone who might be interested. Application deadline is December 15.
About the preservation project: https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2017-10-05/15m-grant-andrew-w-mellon-foundation-supports-urgently-needed-research-media
Assistant Archivist, Special Collections
Libraries and Cultural Resources, University of Calgary
TFDL 530G, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
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