Digital Preservation Coordinator-- The University of Texas at Austin

Post date: August 9, 2022

The University of Texas Libraries seeks a collaborative, detail-oriented, and highly motivated Digital Preservation Coordinator to develop and lead digital preservation activities for the Libraries. The ideal candidate will bring strong technical skills to operate independently in Linux command line environments; an understanding of data integrity, its importance, and the skills and practices that maintain it; and a desire to lead improvements to our digital preservation infrastructure and workflows.

Reporting to the Head of Preservation & Digital Stewardship, this position provides technical expertise and performs operations supporting digital preservation workflows, including LTO (Linear Tape-Open) tape archive administration and distributed storage management; disk/server space administration; digital forensics software/hardware configuration and management; and support for processing of born-digital archival collections. The Digital Preservation Coordinator will collaborate closely with staff in the Preservation & Digital Stewardship unit, Libraries IT, and team members in our special collections and archives units.

See the full job posting here: https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UTstaff/job/Digital-Preservation-Coordinator_R_00021459

Salary Range

$55,000 + depending on qualifications

The University of Texas at Austin offers a wide variety of employee benefits, including:

  • A robust and competitive health insurance package (employee medical insurance premiums covered at 100%, dependents 50%)

  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays

  • Retirement plan with employer contributions immediately upon hire

  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and childcare expenses

Please see our Prospective Employee Benefits webpage for more information.