We’re excited to announce that Boston College Libraries are hiring for two Digital Scholarship Librarian positions, each with a focus on either instruction or project management and execution. Applicants should indicate their primary area of interest.
The successful candidate will manage digital scholarship projects, lead instruction and consultation sessions on digital research, and provide design and technical support on project work. This role requires exceptional project management skills, strong technology skills, creativity, familiarity with research methodologies, and excellent communication skills. The ability to listen, articulate problems, and find effective technology solutions across a variety of disciplines, while working with a range of clients from novice scholars to senior faculty, is essential. This position will create and maintain project documentation for a growing corpus of digital scholarly production.
This position will work extensively with a cohort of liaison librarians to identify technologies and tools appropriate for disciplinary needs. The successful candidate should be comfortable working with a variety of digital methodologies and technologies, including but not limited to: text and data mining, digital exhibit creation and curation, mapping, and network analysis. The Digital Scholarship Librarian may supervise student employees.
The successful candidate will lead all aspects of our digital scholarship instruction program, including both the development of internal staff training and external-facing sessions and curricula. This position requires a collaborative approach to teaching and learning, excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and comfort with the breadth of digital scholarship tools and possible applications (text analysis, GIS/mapping, network analysis, digital exhibits, etc.) The ability to listen and engage with research across a variety of disciplines and a range of clients, from undergraduate and graduate students to faculty, instructors and staff, is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to identify areas of need based on assessment and data gathering and develop individual and group programming in response.
This position will work extensively with a cohort of liaison librarians to identify areas of professional development and create programming to support librarians. The Digital Scholarship Librarian may supervise student employees.
Please see the job posting for further details. We hope to hear from you!