Alt-Ac and DML opportunity: UCHRI seeking Digital Humanities Project Manager

Alt-Ac and DML opportunity: UCHRI seeking Digital Humanities Project Manager
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day)

Position Title: Digital Humanities Project Manager
Department: Humanities Research Institute
Req No.: 2012-0678
Location: UCI Campus - Irvine


Job Summary:
The UC Humanities Research Institute is seeking a talented and motivated individual with diverse experience in academic research and administration in the digital humanities. The Project Manager for Digital Humanities Research and Engagement will be responsible for helping to coordinate the HASTAC Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition as well as assisting in the development of programs and funding for a UC-wide digital humanities initiative.


The Digital Humanities Project Manager will work closely with the UCHRI Director and Associate Director and staff to conceptualize and implement a UC-wide initiative on digital humanities, pedagogy and engagement. Candidates will draw on previous training and experience in digital humanities and new media to work and think strategically with UCHRI and the DML Competition and Research Hub staff, to develop UC and external networks and funding opportunities, and to build and manage existing and future digital programs and projects to further the mission of UCHRI.

Candidates should have demonstrated experience developing and administering programs, events, and collaborative research projects, preferably in a higher education setting; solid grounding in the principles and practices of research and development in digital humanities; experience with new media and technology applications for research and pedagogy in higher education; strong oral and written communications skills; and experience working with diverse campus and public constituencies. Some experience managing grants desirable though not required.

Candidate needs to be passionate about the humanities and able to think strategically about the intersection of the humanities, technology and public engagement in order to advance the mission of UCHRI. Interested candidates should apply with a cover letter explaining their interest and outlining their particular skills and experience, a resume, and links to writing samples, websites, and/or digital projects.

Open until filled; for greatest consideration apply by October 31, 2012


Salary: Range $45,012 - $52,326
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Contract position.
100% time contract position; one-year appointment renewable, contingent on funding.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals
assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
Please attach your resume.

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