Advanced knowledge of and experience using digital preservation and archival software such as Preservica, Archivematica, Open Archive, or Archon. Experience with web archiving resources such as Archive-It. Experience assessing collections for a small to
medium-sized organization for preservation and establishing a records schedule that reflects the archival priorities of that organization, preferably with scientific materials.
Experience managing personally identifiable or commercially-sensitive information in an archival setting and making decisions on access.
Technical facility, and the ability to learn new technical skills through research, training, and self-study; demonstrated ability to adapt to changing tools, methodologies in archiving, and requirements of the institute.
Ability to work with a diverse group of technical, scientific, and non-technical personnel within the institute and to communicate effectively with software vendors, contract services, and peer institutions outside the Institute.
Ability to work independently with minimal instruction; strong time management skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Experience with oral histories or personal interviews a plus.
Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instruction, to read and comprehend complex and specialized vocabulary, and to organize and perform work independently with minimal instructions.
Demonstrate supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, selecting, and training interns; planning, assigning, and directing archival work; carrying out archives branch goal development.
Proactive compliance with STScI and government safety and security policies and procedures in own work area is expected.
Candidates require an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science with a concentration in Archives or equivalent is required. A minimum of 2 years’ experience managing an archival program within an institution, university, or agency
is also required. Knowledge of astronomical materials and resources is desirable.
Experience assessing collections for a small to medium-sized organization for preservation and establishing a records schedule that reflects the archival priorities of that organization, preferably with scientific materials. Technical skills applicable to
working in a modern office environment, including knowledge of the Internet, word processing, database management, spreadsheet, and specialized archival software knowledge are required, specifically knowledge of standards for archival description and preservation
including DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF, etc.
Ability to work well with a diverse group of technical, scientific, and non-technical personnel. Ability to perform effective liaison with archives, libraries and data sources outside of the Institute.
Note: Substitution of additional relevant education or experience for stated qualifications will be considered.
Candidates must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident. ITAR clearance is required.
Interested applicants are requested to complete an on-line application through our website at
http://www.stsci.edu/jobs and attach a resume in the Resume Upload section. Please include #17-0162 in the file name. Your resume can include a URL to an online portfolio. Applications received by
November 3, 2017 will receive full consideration.
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