Know a tech-savvy humanist -- or are one yourself -- who'd be great at  
this job? The Columbia University  Libraries' Digital Humanities  
Center is looking for a Digital Scholarship Coordinator. The position  
reports to Barbara Rockenbach, Director of the Humanities and History  
Libraries, who can provide more information.

Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Humanities and History Libraries

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services

The Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications  
for the position of Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Humanities and  
History Libraries division. The Digital Scholarship Coordinator will  
provide leadership in incorporating technologies and new research  
methodologies into the scholarly activities of the humanities  
community at Columbia University. The Digital Scholarship Coordinator  
will work with colleagues from across the University to develop  
outreach strategies and partnerships with faculty and students  
supporting digital research projects in the humanities. The Digital  
Scholarship Coordinator will engage technologies emerging as critical  
to research and teaching in the humanities to meet the evolving needs  
of faculty, students, and staff. The Digital Scholarship Coordinator  
will assist in planning for the programmatic and physical expansion of  
the Digital Humanities Center, 
, within Butler Library, including the creation of a graduate student  
fellows program focusing on the digital humanities. The Digital  
Scholarship Coordinator will also assist in the identification of  
funding opportunities and preparation of grants supporting the  
programmatic needs of the Digital Humanities Center. The Digital  
Scholarship Coordinator will work closely with colleagues from the  
Humanities and History Libraries, the Digital Humanities Librarian,  
and the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, 
, and the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, 
.  The position will report to the Director of the Humanities &  
History Libraries division.

The successful candidate will have:

* experience in using technology in humanities scholarship and a  
demonstrated understanding of current projects and trends in the  
digital humanities

* an accredited MLS or advanced degree in the humanities or equivalent  
combination of education and experience

* experience developing and managing digital projects and articulating  
the opportunities of digital research to scholars in the humanities

* successful experience working effectively with faculty and students

* excellent interpersonal, collaborative,  and communication skills

* experience with the integration of digital media into web  
applications and/or collaboration systems

* teaching experience in a classroom or workshop environment

* interest in usability and user-driven design.

Humanities and History Libraries division collections and services  
directly support the research and learning activities of the  
departments of Classics, English and Comparative Literature, Film,  
French & Romance Philology, History, Germanic Languages, Italian,  
Music, Religion, and Theater. The division also actively supports the  
Center for Ethnomusicology, the Computer Music Center, the Comparative  
Literature & Society Program, the Institute for Research in African- 
American Studies, and the Institute for Research on Women & Gender,  
and provides primary library and research support services for the  
Core Curriculum, Columbia College, the School of General Studies, and  
the broader undergraduate population, in partnership with other  
library divisions.

One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides  
outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual  
community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia  
also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness  
of New York City. The University Libraries, grounded in collections of  
remarkable depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic  
resources and services. The Libraries at Columbia are committed to  
collegiality, professionalism, innovation and leadership.

We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and  
excellent benefits.

To apply for this position please visit the following link:

Columbia University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Rebecca Kennison, Director
Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
Columbia University
201 Lehman Library
International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
Tel.: 212-851-2812
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