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Digital Scholarship Librarian

  • Washington State University Libraries
  • 02/17/20
  • Pullman, WA
  • 99164
  • Commensurate with qualifications and experience / Yearly
  • Full-Time
To apply:

As part of a larger functional team, comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, the Libraries Systems Office, and Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will provide leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of digital scholarly initiatives. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will support scholarship and teaching utilizing existing and emerging platforms including Scalar, Omeka, ArcGIS, StoryMaps and Mukurtu CMS. The position will be the main point of contact for the sustainability of the Plateau Peoples Web Portal and other joint library and CDSC projects. This full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections at the Washington State University Libraries in Pullman, Washington.

Required Qualifications:
Masters degree from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire; excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills; ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with faculty and students in support of digital scholarship; experience working with or supporting a Content Management System (CONTENTdm and Mukurtu CMS preferred); documented experience managing complex projects on timelines; experience in teaching or delivering training to a range of constituents; familiarity with current trends in digital library initiatives and digital curation and digital preservation; experience with grants; strong attention to issues related to digital access and publishing within a university setting; and commitment to working with diverse communities.

Applications must be received by February 24, 2020. See job posting for additional details:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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