Digital Humanities Developer

New York, NY
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Created: August 22, 2016


Columbia University Libraries seeks a collegial, collaborative, and creative Digital Humanities Developer to join our Libraries IT staff. The Digital Humanities Developer will provide technology support for digital humanities-focused projects by evaluating, implementing and managing relevant platforms and applications; the Developer will also analyze, transform and/or convert existing humanities-related data sets for staff, engage in creative prototyping of innovative applications, and provide technology consulting and instructional support for Libraries staff.

This new position, based in the Libraries' Digital Program Division, will work on a variety of projects, collaborating closely with the Digital Humanities Librarian, the Digital Scholarship Coordinator, other Libraries technology groups, librarians in the Humanities & History division and project stakeholders. The position will contribute to building out flexible and sustainable technology platforms for the Libraries' DH programs and will
also explore new and innovative DH applications and tools.

Responsibilities include:
- Evaluate, implement and manage web and related software applications and platforms relevant to the digital humanities program
- Analyze, transform and/or convert existing humanities-related data sets for staff, students and faculty as needed
- Engage in creative prototyping and model innovative technology solutions in support of the goals of the Digital Humanities Center
- Provide technology consulting, guidance and instruction to CUL staff a well as students and faculty as required
- Conduct independent exploration of technology issues and opportunities in the Digital Humanities domain

The successful candidate will have great collaboration and communication skills and a strong interest in developing expertise in the evolving field of digital humanities.

Columbia University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.

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Published: Monday, August 22, 2016 13:29 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC