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Repository Manager


  • University of Connecticut Library
  • 10/11/18
  • Storrs Mansfield, CT
  • 06268
  • Full-Time
The University of Connecticut is seeking a creative and innovative digital information and preservation professional to manage the UConns long-term digital repository and the Connecticut Digital Archive. The CTDA (https://ctdigitalarchive.org) is a statewide digital preservation repository headquartered at UConn, serving more than 40 cultural heritage institutions and preserving more than 1 million objects. As the principal point of contact between content managers and the repository both inside and outside the University, the Repository Manager works with a diverse set of stakeholders and collaborators to create the public face of the repository and creatively develop and implement new tools and programs to attract and train users and to support user services.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Repository Manager is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and configuring user-facing tools and information resources for the repository program that relate to management, metadata, content, and training. Working with the software support vendor, University IT, and other stakeholders, the Repository Manager collaborates in the creation and setting of development priorities for the digital repository program and is responsible for the maintenance of policy/procedure documents relating to content and participant administration. The Repository Manager creates and provides training materials, workshops, etc. to disseminate information about services and processes. The Repository Manager reports to the Head, Archives and Special Collections who has general responsibility for the digital preservation program.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters degree with a concentration in a field relevant to the position, such as archives, metadata management, public history, library/information science, or records management.
A minimum of three years experience managing digital content in an academic or cultural heritage setting.
Working knowledge of OAIS repositories and information packages.
Working knowledge of MODS and DC metadata schemas.
Demonstrated ability to create and implement training and educational programming for digital library programs.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of content owners and technologists.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, provide and respond to feedback, and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Islandora repository management software
Experience with Drupal
Experience with Fedora Commons repository software
Advanced knowledge of metadata schemas such as MODS and DC
Experience with scripting, regular expressions and/or other data manipulation techniques
MLS with concentration in digital preservation or digital content management.

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