The Mansfield Library at the University of Montana (UM) seeks a creative, collaborative, and knowledgeable individual for the position of Digital Archivist. Reporting to the Head of Archives and Special Collections, the Digital Archivist supports the teaching and research missions of the University of Montana by taking a lead role in implementing and overseeing the management and preservation of digital content warranting long-term retention by the Mansfield Library. The Digital Archivist also assists with the acquisition by Archives and Special Collections of collections with digital content, provides general research and reference assistance within the Archives and Special Collections, and assists with the unit’s general outreach activities. The Digital Archivist may also engage in specific outreach related to personal digital archives and digital content preservation, including serving as a resource to university employees and offices seeking guidance in managing their own electronic materials.
This is a tenure-track library faculty position, with a twelve-month appointment. The individual selected for this position must be able to meet the library’s unit standards for tenure and promotion.