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Digital Scholarship Archivist
  • Job Number: 15364
  • Functional Area: Libraries
  • Department: Libraries
  • School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
  • Schedule: M-F

Job Description:
DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP ARCHIVIST, MIT Libraries, to coordinate, facilitate, and enhance activities to advance student, faculty, and public awareness and use of, learning with, and access to digital archives and special collections. Will assist with the coordination of digital collections’ workflows and the creation of digital assets from archives and special collections materials; and work with the Libraries’ technology tools and platforms to expand access to Institute Archives and Special Collections content through the website and other medium.

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Job Requirements:
REQUIRED:  master’s degree in library, archival, or information science; graduate-level libraries or archives coursework; experience with digital content development, social media, and the transformation of analog and digital content; experience with tools or practices essential in digital scholarship; knowledge of archives and/or special collections, digital humanities, digital scholarship, and pedagogy; experience engaging with user community at all levels; and the ability to cultivate and sustain productive relationships with faculty, students, and administrative and academic staff.   Job #15364-O

Applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017.  The position will remain open until filled.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.