8 January 2020

Vienna, Austria

From US $37,012 p/a

Fixed Term

Job description

The Digital Archivist contributes to the formulation and implementation of processes for the digital management of IAEA archives and records. This entails the identification of appropriate metadata standards for the description of physical and digital records, including photographic and audio-visual material; the definition of digital preservation and digitization workflows in accordance with international best practices; and the implementation of these processes through a combination of hands-on work, communication and training.

The Digital Archivist is:

  1. a technical analyst who researches and monitors archival and digital content metadata standards to ensure the application of best practices across archival and information systems and projects;
  2. a collaborator who can implement metadata, digitization, and digital preservation workflows and relevant procedures in close cooperation with colleagues
  3. a team member who can assist the delivery of projects relating to metadata, digitization and digital preservation;
  4. a liaison who can build relationships across the IAEA to promote the application of best practices.

Salary information: The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $37012 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment  which currently amounts to US $ 15212, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and  repatriation expenses; 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance.


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