Digital Archivist/Librarian

Cambridge, MA
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Created: April 30, 2014


Schlesinger Library Digital Archivist/Librarian

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is seeking applications from highly qualified, diverse candidates for our Schlesinger Library Digital Archivist/Librarian.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

About the Position

The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America invites applications for the position of Digital Archivist/Librarian. Joining with the Library’s Librarian/Archivist for Digital Initiatives, the successful candidate will contribute to shaping the future of digital collections and services at the Schlesinger Library. The Digital Archivist will combine archival and management capability with extensive knowledge and advanced skills in library/archival technologies and programming.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Digital Archivist has shared responsibility for technical program management, digitization, and digital forensics, including but not limited to planning and oversight of digital programs and workflows, the enabling of data integration across local and external data sources.  Acts as liaison to library departments and participates in work groups to improve programs and services. Maintains budgets, statistics, and writes reports for internal and external sources, works efficiently and with follow-through, in a fast-paced, scholarly, research-library environment.

About the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Fellowship Program annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars. Academic Ventures fosters collaborative research projects and sponsors lectures and conferences that engage scholars with the public. The Schlesinger Library documents the lives of American women of the past and present for the future, furthering the Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society.

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and are committed to achieving our goals through the efforts of a highly skilled, diverse workforce.  With outstanding benefits, competitive pay, extensive learning opportunities, and a stimulating and attractive work environment, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University may be exactly the employer you have been looking for.  Learn more at 


Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 18:41 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC