Digital Humanities Librarian, University of Rochester

Saturday, November 8, 2014 (All day)

TITLE: Library Professional II (exempt)

FUNCTIONAL JOB TITLE: Digital Humanities Librarian

SUPERVISOR: Assistant Dean of Information Technology, Research & Digital Scholarship

TIME STATUS: Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY: The River Campus Libraries (RCL) seeks an innovative and creative librarian to join the Digital Humanities (DH) Center team, a highly collaborative and innovative unit that supports faculty research and teaching across the humanities disciplines in the University of Rochester’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of contemporary digital humanities scholarship, and have experience with one or more DH methodologies, i.e. text analysis, mining, and/or scholarly encoding, data visualization, social network analysis, 3-D game development, or digital archives. They will also have experience teaching and/or collaborating with faculty members in the design of digital humanities courses and curriculum, creating and managing digital projects, and engaging in faculty research that extends scholarship into the digital space. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for IT, Research, and Digital Scholarship, the DH librarian will have a history of creating strong collaborative relationships with students, graduate students, IT stakeholders, library staff members, and faculty. Working in the Digital Humanities Center requires the ability to manage working on both fast paced, highly experimental, and short-lived projects, as well as long-term, large scale projects that span several years. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, good problem solving skills, and the ability to manage ambiguity are essential.

VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AT: http://www.library.rochester.edu/digitalhumantieslibrarian

 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/ Reference ID: 186268

Application deadline is November 8, 2014.

Please ALSO send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Kelley Kitrinos Rush Rhees Library University of Rochester Rochester, NY 14627 RCLHR@library.rochester.edu

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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