Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a research or corporate archives setting; experience with ingest, metadata creation, and preservation of born-digital materials, including workflows and methodologies; demonstrated knowledge of archival standards and best practices for appraisal, processing, arrangement, and description of organizational and/or personal papers; working knowledge of the use and application of DACS, EAD, MARC, and other archival descriptive and content standards.
- Demonstrated evidence of excellent attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks, and to work independently, meeting a high standard of work;
- Demonstrated ability to bring projects to successful completion;
- Evidence of strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Photoshop or other image editing software and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills (including strong writing skills);
- Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment;
- Ability to safely move heavily-laden book trucks, bend and lift heady boxes, and climb and reach on step stools
Highly desirable: An undergraduate or graduate degree in one of RAND’s core research areas; knowledge of permissions issues related to providing access to digital content; familiarity with administration and troubleshooting of forensic acquisitions hardware and software, including BitCurator, FTK Imager, and BagIt; experience with MS SharePoint; and familiarity with a variety of collection management tools and digital asset management systems a plus.
Master’s degree in Library Science, Archival Science, or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution with a concentration in archival studies, equivalent degree focused on the intellectual control and organization of archival collections, or equivalent experience.
Experience: Minimum of 3 years' experience as outlined.
Special Note: The anticipated start date for this position is June 5, 2017.
NOTE: You must apply online on the rand.org website for consideration.
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