Library Human Resources

Preservation Unit- Digital Preservation Graduate Assistanship

Preservation Unit

Graduate Assistant in Digital Preservation


Position & Title

Pre-professional Graduate Assistant, Preservation Unit

45% Appointment (18 hours/week), available August 28, 2017 – May 15, 2017


Organizational Relationship

This position reports to the Digital Preservation Coordinator.


Major Duties & Responsibilities

Working under the Digital Preservation Coordinator, the Graduate Assistant in Digital Preservation supports the Preservation Unit’s growing role in managing the library’s digital preservation activities.  This GA works with content producers and the Medusa digital preservation repository technical team to plan and manage actions such as file packaging, staging, and ingest into the repository. 


Major duties will include:


For information on the Digital Preservation Program, see: 


Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications




Tracy Popp

Digital Preservation Coordinator

University Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

phone: (217) 244-0765