Digital Scholarship Librarian Opening

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 12:00am

The Digital Scholarship Librarian (DSL) provides strategic direction for the University of Minnesota Libraries in developing and sustaining new models of support for digital scholarship, primarily through coordination of the Digital Arts Sciences & Humanities (DASH) initiative. The DSL guides campus scholars on the integration of digital technologies and methodologies in research and teaching, including developing workshops and other events and overseeing development and execution of specific digital scholarship projects. The DSL facilitates a DASH operations cooperative composed of members from multiple campus units, including Liberal Arts Technologies & Innovation Services (LATIS) in the College of Liberal Arts, and manages an overall portfolio of projects. The Digital Scholarship Librarian has responsibility for shaping additional partnerships in support of the DASH initiative. The DSL works in close collaboration with liaison librarians, special collections curators and archivists, program leads on data curation and publishing services, staff in LATIS, and other campus units.

Required Qualifications include an  American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science OR equivalent combination of advanced degree (e.g., PhD in a humanities discipline) and relevant experience; familiarity with the current state of Digital Humanities within the academy; recent project management and/or design process experience Experience with digital humanities technologies, such as web development (HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript), text mining, GIS, visualization tools, Omeka, WordPress, and programming (Python, Java) preferred.

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