University of California: Manager, Digital Preservation Technology

University of California

Position: Manager, Digital Preservation Technology

Deadline: Applications requested by September 9, 2007.

Job #: 20070337

Salary: $64,300 - $ 95,850 (Maximum of Range)

The California Digital Library (CDL) at the University of California (UC) seeks an innovative, collaborative leader in the field of digital preservation technology for a new position, the Manager of Digital Preservation Technology. The Manager will be involved in strategic planning, technical design, implementation, and operations needed to meet the rapidly expanding demands of the UC community for persistent digital asset management. The Digital Preservation Group at the CDL is a dynamic group of information specialists and programmers that provide cutting edge programs, services, and technologies to ensure long-term access to the digital information that supports and results from research, teaching, and learning at UC. The groups' work encompasses the development of a Digital Preservation Repository, web archiving efforts, preservation of large-scale digitization projects, and large-scale data replication and transfer projects with other institutions.

Reporting to the Director of the Digital Preservation Program, the Manager of Digital Preservation Technology is responsible for strategic technical design, development, and maintenance of the Program's initiatives. The incumbent has lead responsibility for the supervision of the technical staff who support digital preservation services at the CDL. The incumbent will build and maintain a variety of strategic partnerships with technology centers at the UC and with the broader digital preservation and digital library community. In addition, the position will support technical innovation to meet the needs of the Program, define architecture guideline, and implement new systems within these guidelines. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the maintenance of the digital preservation infrastructure, and, in partnership with other CDL programs and communities, for the co-development of new infrastructure components.

The University of California (UC), one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The UC Office of the President is the corporate headquarters to the ten campuses, five medical centers and two Department of Energy National Labs and enrolls premier students from California, the nation, and the world. University benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance effective on the first day of employment, a generous sick, vacation and paid holiday program, an excellent retirement savings and investment plan, and more.

To apply for this position, please be prepared to attach your resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

HOW TO APPLY: For a complete job description or to apply for this position, please visit the University of California Office of the President employment website at or you may use the following quicklink for this position -

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.