Baton Rouge, LA: Librarian II (Digital Archivist, East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Job Opening Title: Librarian II (Digital Archivist)

Employer Name: East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Job Location: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library

Application Deadline: December 16, 2021

Salary Range: $19.7664 Hourly / $41,114 Annually

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The digital archivist oversees all digital initiatives in the Special Collections Department. The digital archivist contributes to the Department’s and Library’s overall mission by preserving and making accessible historically significant born-digital and digitized materials that shed light on important events, people, and places in East Baton Rouge Parish. To that end, the digital archivist will work with the head of Special Collections to acquire and process hybrid and born-digital collections and make them accessible to patrons. They will develop long-term solutions and strategies that address digital preservation needs. In addition, the digital archivist will provide in-depth research assistance and instruction for patrons doing local history and genealogy research, education on how to manage personal archives and digitize personal materials, and play a significant role in the Department’s outreach efforts by putting together physical and online exhibits and representing the Department and Library at community events and media spotlights. Please follow the link to submit for the Librarian II position.

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