Digital Scholarship Strategist

Muncie, IN
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Created: April 11, 2017


Digital Scholarship Strategist
Ball State University

Ball State University is inviting applications for a creative, resourceful professional for our open position as Digital Scholarship Strategist available July 1, 2017. The application deadline is April 19, 2017.

Major responsibilities: Provide support for digital scholarship, digital publishing, scholarly communications, and digital repository solutions that support faculty and student research; create content, and maintain services, programs, assessment, and online solutions critical to research support in the University Libraries.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in information science/management, MIS, MLIS or related field.

More than one year of experience with digital scholarship/humanities project management and utilization of digital tools in a research environment. Knowledge of research methods and technical applications in a digital publishing or repository environment. Strong technical, problem-solving and communication skills required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, demonstrated ability to collaborate well with colleagues. Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work some evenings and/or weekends.

Preferred qualifications: 2nd Master's degree or Ph.D. in related field. Experience with text mining, data visualization applications, augmented reality, and/or data management; experience with research analysis technologies to support digital scholarship, learning, and scholarly publishing; experience with grant writing.
The starting annual salary for this position will be $50,000.00.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Apply on-line at Include the following documents with your application: Resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through April 19, 2017. (Original/Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.)

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master's, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders - committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

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Bradley D. Faust, M.L.S.
University Libraries ... a destination for research, learning, and friends
Assistant Dean for Library v: 765 285-8032
Information Technology Services f: 765 285-2008
Ball State University e:
Muncie, IN 47306


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