The LOCKSS Program is hiring two leadership positions

The LOCKSS Program is hiring two leadership positions, an Operations Manager and a Community Manager. Are you seeking an active, mission-driven role in digital preservation, Web archiving and scholarly communications? Join our digital preservation team with over 20 years of history at Stanford University Libraries.

The LOCKSS Operations Manager oversees delivery of digital preservation services in the Global LOCKSS Network (GLN), CLOCKSS Archive, and other LOCKSS-based digital preservation networks. They play a central role managing the LOCKSS Program’s portfolio of content processing pipelines, by coordinating between the LOCKSS Applied Preservation Services (APS) team and the LOCKSS Program’s publishing partners. They report to the LOCKSS Program Manager as well as CLOCKSS Archive leadership. For more information and to apply, see: https://www.lockss.org/operationsmanager

The LOCKSS Community Manager fosters partnerships with three of the LOCKSS Program’s key constituencies: libraries and memory organizations, scholarly publishers and content providers, and open source software developers. They play a pivotal role in facilitating business and technical conversations between LOCKSS Program staff and existing or prospective stakeholders, to cultivate digital preservation initiatives using LOCKSS technology. They report to the LOCKSS Program Manager. For more information and to apply, see: https://www.lockss.org/communitymanager

Both positions are full time, with possibility of remote (residing out of area) or hybrid (residing regionally and telecommuting multiple days a week) work arrangements. Salaries start at $100,000 per year, with higher pay ranges available for more senior candidates. The positions will be opened until filled, with a deadline of 21 March 2022 for inclusion in the first round. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter for consideration, and must be eligible for employment in the United States.

About the LOCKSS Program:

The LOCKSS Program makes the award-winning LOCKSS distributed digital preservation software platform, used globally by hundreds of libraries to preserve and provide authoritative access to digital content, including scholarly communications, Web archives, and institutional repositories. It also operates digital preservation networks like the Global LOCKSS Network (GLN), delivers digital preservation services to organizations like the CLOCKSS Archive, and supports other digital preservation initiatives, all powered by the LOCKSS software. It is an internationally recognized part of the Stanford University Libraries

(SUL) portfolio, having a major programmatic impact on the operations of memory organizations worldwide.

Thib Guicherd-Callin (he/him) <thib@cs.stanford.edu> LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Libraries