MSU digital scholarship outreach librarian position job posting

Michigan State University Libraries has an opening for a Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian. Minimum salary is $52,000 and the deadline to apply is 5pm on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016. Please help spread the word, or — even better — consider applying!



Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 2:41 PM
Subject: Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian, Librarian I posting

The MSU Libraries currently has a posting for a Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian, Librarian I, posted on MAP (MSU Applicant Page).

Posting 3981: Reporting to the Head of the Digital Scholarship & Curation Unit, outreach, branding and coordination of digital scholarship services will be a significant and immediate focus for this position. Growth and assessment of services are longer-term goals. Liaison with campus units currently involved in digital scholarship is a critical component of developing library services relevant to the MSU community.

The Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian will work with a team, including another digital scholarship librarian, to create externally-facing services in anticipation of a new Digital Scholarship lab. Services will be defined, including documentation of workflows, limitations, policies, procedures, and protocols. This person will be expected to investigate and implement software in support of service management, client relationship, and project tracking. This person will also create the content for a robust web presence and catalogue of digital scholarship services by partnering with Web Services and User Experience. Additional responsibilities, based on interest and experience of the candidate, may include humanities data curation, text & data mining, E-Science projects, high-performance computing, GIS, licensing, project management, or repository development.

You may view the posting and the additional details at posting number 3981. Closes 5pm on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016.


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