31 August 2017


$70,661 - $95,600


Are you passionate about supporting the researcher of the future?

Are you experienced in collecting, storing and providing access to born-digital content?

Do you have a track record of exploring and innovating with digital collecting tools and technologies?

The work at The National Library of New Zealand is all about collecting, storing and preserving important things that are precious to New Zealand. In the Digital Collections Services Team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders by helping to manage contemporary born-digital collections for the future.

The Senior Digital Archivist is a significant role that supports and improves the Library's efforts to collect and manage the born digital documentary heritage and tonga that is important to research in New Zealand.

In this role, the successful candidate will act as subject matter expert for the systems and processes used to acquire and manage born digital collections. The successful candidate will lead efforts to assess, test, and improve workflows, processes, access and use of born digital collections. The successful candidate will also manage the work of the Digital Archivist, perform ingest and technical appraisal, and lead or coordinate efforts to resolve complex born digital ingests. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the curatorial, arrangement and description, and digital preservation teams within the Library on issues relating to born digital collecting, preservation and access.

Applications close: 5PM Thursday 31 August 2017

For more information and to apply, please visit the vacancy page.

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