[globaloutlookDH-l] Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian Position, Michigan State University Libraries

Kristen Mapes kmapes at msu.edu
Mon Sep 19 12:53:28 MDT 2016

Dear colleagues,

Please consider applying to work with a robust community of DH-ers at
Michigan State University! The following position is available at a
particularly exciting moment as the Library will be hosing a Digital
Scholarship Lab soon. An MLS/MLIS is required, and there is a minimum
salary of $52,000 with good benefits. Share this opportunity widely and
feel free to reach out to me with any questions


The Michigan State University 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 https://jobs.msu.edu
 posting number 3981. Closes at 5pm EST on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016.

Kristen Mapes
Digital Humanities Specialist, College of Arts & Letters
Michigan State University
479 West Circle Drive, Linton Hall 308A
East Lansing MI 48824
kmapes at msu.edu
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