24 November 2017

Wellington, New Zealand

$85,163 - $115,220


Preserve the digital memory of government

Manage content of the government digital archive

Build relationships in an evolving field

Working with a small team your role will be critical in supporting the smooth transfer of digital information into the government digital archive and ensuring it is available for future generations.  Specifically, you will:

  • Manage digital preservation strategies and processes
  • Manage, prioritise and resolve complex issues relating to the digital archive and long-term preservation of digital content
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to further the effectiveness of the government digital archive and digital transfers

To succeed you must have:

  • Deep working knowledge of digital preservation theory and best practice
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience in identifying and validating file formats (using for example DROID, JHOVE etc.)
  • Ability to communicate complex technical ideas in simple language

 Archives New Zealand welcomes applications from people who are skilled and experienced in digital preservation.

Applications close: 5PM, Friday 24 November 2017; NZ time

 For more information please contact: Mike Chapman on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 027 570 2239


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