The Rutgers University Libraries seek a motivated, innovative, and service-
oriented librarian to
fill the position of Digital Humanities Librarian on the New Brunswick campus
of Rutgers, The State University of NewJersey.
The Digital Humanities Librarian will
* Provide leadership and instruction within the Libraries on the creation and curation of digital objects for thehumanities in all formats, fostering collaboration among scholars, technologists, and information specialists.
* Utilize the infrastructure of RUcore (Rutgers Community Repository) to archive, preserve, and present digitalresources.
* Collaborate with campus stakeholders to integrate digital resources, methodologies, technologies, and analyticaltools in the humanities disciplines.
* Partner with faculty and library subject specialists to incorporate digitized and born-digital resources intohumanities research and teaching activities.
* Engage and collaborate actively as liaison to students, faculty and staff of the departments of Italian, French, andComparative Literature, providing instruction and research consultations, and developing print and digitalcollections in support of teaching and research.
* Participate and teach in a proactive user education program and provide a full range of in-person and virtualreference service.
This tenure-track position reports to the Associate University Librarian for
Research & Instructional Services and is amember of the New
Brunswick Libraries Faculty, a team of librarians committed to providing
first-rate public services toa diverse academic community.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to continual
professionaldevelopment through scholarly research
including publications, presentations and participation and leadership in the
workof relevant professional associations.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Library or Information Sciences from an
ALA-accredited institution or its fluency in
Italian and/or French; and experience with digital projects and humanities
education and researchare required. An advanced degree in
Romance languages or literature; demonstrated knowledge of XML, TEI,
MODS,METS, GIS or other formats and technologies supporting
humanities research; library experience, including
collectiondevelopment and public services related to the
humanities; and proficiency in additional languages are preferred.
Thesuccessful candidate will possess excellent
communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collegially in
ateam-oriented environment. Demonstrated commitment to
fostering diversity is required. Candidates who have
hadsuccessful experience in the design and delivery of
services for diverse populations will be given preference.
Thesuccessful candidate must be eligible to work in the
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