DescriptionReporting to the Library’s Brooke Russell Astor Director of Collections Strategy, the Humanities Curator:
- Initiates outreach activities to promote teaching, learning, and scholarship using the Library’s collections.
- Serves as a resource and facilitator for digital humanists working on projects and recommends collections for acquisition.
- Working closely with colleagues both internally and externally, collaborates on the development and production of digital publications, scholarly projects, and educational resources that showcase the Library’s collections.
- Serves as a change agent, partner, and resource for subject librarians and special collections curators involved in facilitating digital projects.
- Provides research and reference consultations with individual library users, particularly those using primary resources.
- Creates a wide variety of content for outreach, such as instructional materials, data visualization and analysis, and copy for exhibits and publications.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Master’s degree in the humanities; PhD preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years of professional employment in a research setting such as a library or university.
- Substantial knowledge of research and digital tools in the humanities and successfully demonstrated experience with a digital humanities project.
- Demonstrated understanding of archives and archival description/metadata.
- Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, oral, and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively with the general public, educators and students, advanced scholars, independent researchers, and a wide variety of staff.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
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Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:25 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC