Library Human Resources

Graduate Assistant, Preservation Unit

Preservation Unit

Graduate Assistant in Digital Preservation


Position & Title

Pre-professional Graduate Assistant, Preservation Unit

50% Appointment (20 hours/week), available August 16, 2015 – May 15, 2016


Organizational Relationship

This position reports to the Preservation Librarian.


Major Duties & Responsibilities

Working under the Preservation Librarian, 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




Kyle Rimkus

Preservation Librarian

University Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

phone: (217) 300-3842