Digital Humanities Developer
Columbia University Libraries
New York, NY

 Columbia University Libraries seeks a collegial,
collaborative, and creative Digital Humanities Developer to join our Libraries
IT staff. The Digital Humanities Developer will provide technology support for
digital humanities-focused projects by evaluating, implementing and managing
relevant platforms and applications; the Developer will also analyze,
transform and/or convert existing humanities-related data sets for staff,
engage in creative prototyping of innovative applications, and provide
technology consulting and instructional support for Libraries staff.

This new position, based in the Libraries' Digital Program Division, will work
on a variety of projects, collaborating closely with the Digital Humanities
Librarian, the Digital Scholarship Coordinator, other Libraries technology
groups, librarians in the Humanities & History division and project
stakeholders. The position will contribute to building out flexible and
sustainable technology platforms for the Libraries' DH programs and will

also explore new and innovative DH applications and tools.

Responsibilities include:

- Evaluate, implement and manage web and related software applications and platforms relevant to the digital humanities program  
- Analyze, transform and/or convert existing humanities-related data sets for staff, students and faculty as needed  
- Engage in creative prototyping and model innovative technology solutions in support of the goals of the Digital Humanities Center  
- Provide technology consulting, guidance and instruction to CUL staff a well as students and faculty as required  
- Conduct independent exploration of technology issues and opportunities in the Digital Humanities domain  
The successful candidate will have great collaboration and communication
skills and a strong interest in developing expertise in the evolving field of
digital humanities.

Columbia University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and
strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider
this position.

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