The National Library of New Zealand is looking for an experienced Digital Preservation Manager to lead its digital preservation programme.
You will be responsible for the operational management of the Library's digital preservation programme. This is a formative role in the context of developing a long term digital preservation programme for the ongoing safekeeping of the Library's digital collections and New Zealand's digital patrimony.
You will lead a team of 6 staff within the Preservation Research & Consultancy team and be responsible for:
* championing digital preservation issues in the Department as well as nationally and internationally.
* contributing to the development of the strategic direction of the National Library with particular emphasis on the Library's digital collection building, preservation and access roles.
* working closely with digital preservation teams in the National Library and Archives New Zealand, with related teams within the department and with vendors responsible for infrastructure (hardware and software), storage and systems.
You will have substantial practical experience with digital preservation (with particular emphasis on digital collections in libraries, museums, archives or special collections). You will be an experienced people manager and ideally you will have a tertiary qualification in information technology, computer science or information science or its equivalent.
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 11 April 2014
For more information please contact: Steve Knight (Programme Director Preservation Research) on [log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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Peter McKinney | Digital Preservation Policy Analyst | Information and Knowledge
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