Job posting | Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Minnesota

Jason Roy jasonroy at UMN.EDU
Tue Feb 16 16:42:46 EST 2016

*Digital Scholarship Librarian*
*University of Minnesota Libraries, Twin Cities*

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)

For complete description, qualifications, and to apply, go to:

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Jason Roy
Director, Digital Library Services
p. 612.625.0028

University of Minnesota Libraries
223 Elmer L. Andersen Library | 222 - 21st Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN


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