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Head of Digital Archives


Position Summary

Reporting to Assistant Director of the Rose Library for Collection Strategies, the Head of Digital Archives is a key managerial position within the Rose Library, overseeing a team responsible for the Rose Library digital collections, systems, metadata and tools.  The Head of Digital Archives provides leadership and expertise in stewarding and ensuring long term preservation and access of the Rose Library’s born digital and digitized collection material.  The Head of Digital Archives leads the planning, development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of the services provided for digital collections, ensuring an integrated and coordinated approach to acquiring, processing, preserving, and delivering digital material. The incumbent is responsible for program development to support the management, discovery, and delivery of digital content. The Head of Digital Archives is responsible for born digital collection material, including accessioning, processing, and setting policies and workflows. The Head of Digital Archives, in partnership with Library, Technology Digital Strategies and the Digital Preservation Program Manager, will integrate Rose collections in the Emory Library’s digital library program, ensure the digital preservation of the Rose Library’s digital assets, and contribute to the development and implementation of digital library systems, policies, and practices.

Requisition/Job Posting #49903