In the fall 2012, the Brown University Library will open a state-of-the-art Digital Scholarship Lab, which will feature a high-resolution tiled video display wall, surround sound, and the ability to interact with the wall using peripheral devices. The Digital Scholarship Lab will provide the facilities for scholars across the disciplines to engage with research data using advanced visualization software, to examine and compare high-resolution digital content, and to experience audiovisual media in a setting unique on Brown’s campus. The Lab will complement other visualization resources on campus, including the Center for Computing and Visualization’s CAVE and the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. The Data Visualization Coordinator oversees the operation of the Digital Scholarship LabRead More →

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Director of Curation Services The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan provides social science data to researchers and policymakers around the world. An international organization with over 700 member institutions, ICPSR offers access to data for research and instruction, training in methods of quantitative analysis, and a data preservation service to ensure long-term availability. The Director of Curation Services will develop and maintain a comprehensive approach to data management and digital preservation. She/he will lead a team with responsibility for policy implementation and planning across the data lifecycle,Read More →

The position below is with the Wolfsonian Museum at Florida International University (FIU), with the Wolfsonian in Miami Beach, Florida. The Wolfsonian and all of FIU are great partners and colleagues, and folks at UF work with them frequently. Visual Resources Photographer The Wolfsonian – Florida International University The Wolfsonian – FIU is seeking a full-time Photographer to capture images of two and three-dimensional art objects from its extensive and diverse collection using high-end digital equipment. The photographer’s work is essential to the mission of the institution and is central to our ambitious digitization plans to bring this unique and one-of-a-kind collection out into theRead More →

The posting below is copied from the Archives & Archivists (A&A) email list. Florida State University Libraries Digital Archivist Assistant or Associate Librarian (rank to be based on qualifications) The Florida State University Libraries seeks a Digital Archivist to develop, implement, and provide leadership for digital initiatives involving Special Collections materials and services. The Digital Archivist will be creative, dynamic, and articulate and be skilled in digitization, metadata, project and website management, and digital preservation. The Digital Archivist will report to the Associate Dean for Special Collections and Archives. Responsibilities:  Collaborate in planning, creating, and managing digital collections o Implement quality control procedures o PrioritizeRead More →

Full job posting on the University of Michigan’s website and copied below for ease. Special Projects Librarian, Library Information Technology (Three Year Term Appointment) Basic Function and Responsibility: The Special Projects Librarian assists the Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology (AUL for LIT) in the coordination of major digital initiatives within the University Library. The Special Projects Librarian works with the AUL for LIT, as well as with key staff, in the delivery and management of digital library content and services, and will assist in the research and development of new library technologies. The Special Projects Librarian will assist in conducting the work of the LITRead More →

TAMU is an excellent school and the Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture has already done a great deal of stellar work. The full posting is on TAMU’s IDHMC website, and also copied below for ease. Job Posting Texas A&M University seeks to hire at the level of Associate or Full Professor a dynamic scholar with an established record in digital humanities research and academic leadership to participate–as Associate Director–in establishing an interdisciplinary Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture. The Institute has been designated one of eight Texas A&M Initial University Multidisciplinary Research Initiatives (and thus is the recipient of substantial start-up funding). The new appointmentRead More →

The full job posting is on the Simon Fraser University Library site and copied below for ease. DATA CURATOR Simon Fraser University Library is seeking a highly flexible, collaborative and innovative individual,  committed to providing the best possible service to faculty and students, to undertake a range of  project-based and operational activities that will advance the SFU Library’s strategic objectives for  expanded research data curation and management services. SETTING: Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a comprehensive university with approximately 22,000 undergraduate  students, 5000 graduate students, 950 faculty and 1500 staff. Ranked by respected national surveys as  one of Canada’s top three comprehensive universities for the pastRead More →

Full job posting is copied below from: DIGITAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIAN – 942036 EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY JOYNER LIBRARY J.Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University (ECU) seeks a knowledgable, creative, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Digital Collections Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Library Technology, the Digital Collections Librarian will work closely and collaboratively with Special Collections, Library Technology, Collections and Technical Services, and others to ensure that Joyner Library’s digital collections are an integral part of the library’s collections and services. The individual in this position will serve as a member of a team of librarians and staff at ECU’s Joyner and Laupus Libraries committed to effectively managingRead More →

Job posting from: University of California – Los Angeles Job Title: Digital Projects Coordinator Job Number: 1088058 Date Posted: 01/04/2012 Application Deadline: Open until filled Job Description Reporting to the Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, the Digital Projects Coordinator will oversee the digital research and teaching initiatives of the Center. The Coordinator will work closely with the Center Director to develop and steward a number of digital initiatives, including web-based research projects, publishing platforms, and courses with digital components. In particular, the Coordinator will facilitate the “HyperCities — Mapping Jewish Los Angeles” project and serve as the point-of-contact for the HyperCities project in general.Read More →

From: Digital Preservation Librarian How to Apply Email a cover letter and CV as attachments to, addressed to: Jane Havens Head of Library Human Resources 404 Hatcher Graduate Library North University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190 For further information, call 734-764-2546 between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday-Friday. Job Summary The University Library at the University of Michigan seeks a dynamic and engaged Digital Preservation Librarian to provide leadership and coordinate the library’s activities to preserve the library’s growing collections. The University Library ( has been actively building digital collections since 1997. The library’s Digital Library Production Service ( was a pioneer inRead More →