108 · Representative Documents: Job Descriptions
Head of Digital Information Systems and the University Archives
Library Access Integration Services, and the university's Technology Services department for
systems, electronic records, data warehousing, and related issues.
3. Develops resources needed to advance priority systems and digital resources programs and
projects in Manuscripts and Archives through internal budget and resource planning and grant
and development proposals.
4. Provides technical and project management leadership and coordination for systems and
digital resources development, implementation, and maintenance projects.
5. Directs the department's systems and user support activities to ensure that systems and
applications are reliable and that staff are fully trained in their use. Coordinates the use of library
and other external systems.
6. Recommends the selection and coordinates the work of outside vendors hired for systems
and digital resources projects.
7. Directs strategic planning for the University Archives. Establishes policies and procedures
for day-to-day operations, including accessioning, office of origin requests, and backlog
processing. Serves as one of the main points of contact with the Secretary of the University,
General Counsel for the University, and the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
7. Participates in departmental strategic and action planning, and in the formulation of
departmental policies and procedures by assembling information, drafting policy and procedure
memoranda, and making recommendations on proposed policies and procedures.
8. Makes recommendations on personal selection, staffing requirements, and equipment and
9. Participates in library planning activities and is active professionally.
10. May be required to assist with disaster recovery efforts. May be assigned to work at West
Campus location in West Haven, CT.
Required: MA degree in history, computer science, or related discipline and/or ALA accredited
MLS. Formal archival and records management, library science, computer science, or related
training or education. Five years experience in an archival, records management, library, or
similar environment with increasing responsibility for systems development, implementation, or
maintenance, including two years experience in a university archives setting. Experience with
EAD, MODS, METS, XML/XSL and other data structure standards relevant to the archival
control of digital collection materials. Experience with relational database systems, preferably