Providence, RI: Head of Archives and Special Collections, Providence College

Responsibility and authority for collecting and maintaining the historic record of Providence College in many formats and media through archival and records management activities and practices. Maintain and provide access to archival collections already held in the library, develop policies and procedures in line with archives and records management fundamentals to assist with collection development and to more systematically and regularly acquire collection materials from … Continue reading Providence, RI: Head of Archives and Special Collections, Providence College

Providence, RI: Collections Assistant (4 positions available), Brown University

Link to job posting. The Collection Assistants will provide direct care of the museum’s archaeological and ethnographic collections during a phased relocation to a new facility. Collection Assistants will join a project team consisting of a registrar, curators, photographer, conservator, and contracted art handlers to inventory, document, rehouse, and move the collection. Basic knowledge of preventive conservation strategies for cultural property in storage, on exhibit, … Continue reading Providence, RI: Collections Assistant (4 positions available), Brown University

Providence, RI: Assistant Curator for Digital Outreach, Brown University

Link to job posting. The Assistant Curator for Digital Outreach is a grant-funded term position (through June 30, 2020) designed to increase awareness and enhance accessibility of the John Carter Brown Library’s collection of cultural heritage materials on the early Americas. Continue reading Providence, RI: Assistant Curator for Digital Outreach, Brown University

Providence, RI: Director of Library Human Resources and Organizational Development, Brown University

Link to job posting. The Director of Library Human Resources and Organizational Development (Director) is a member of the Brown University Library’s senior leadership team, supporting the University Librarian and partnering with senior managers in the development and implementation of staffing and human resource strategy to ensure that the Library is equipped with the positions, staff, and skill sets required to advance Brown University’s mission. … Continue reading Providence, RI: Director of Library Human Resources and Organizational Development, Brown University

Providence, RI: Senior Library Specialist/Web Content Specialist, Brown University

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Performs skilled tasks in support of web content for activities of the Library. Maintains currency and reliability of web content. Continue reading “Providence, RI: Senior Library Specialist/Web Content Specialist, Brown University”

Providence, RI: Research & Instruction Librarian, Rhode Island School of Art and Design

In this entry-level position, the Librarian will work with a community of librarians to engage in research, reference, collection development, and instruction. We are seeking a colleague who has demonstrated (in scholarship, community engagement, education, or practice) creativity and curiosity within the field of librarianship. The Librarian will work collaboratively to shape and implement multiple literacy practices within the library and on campus. In this … Continue reading Providence, RI: Research & Instruction Librarian, Rhode Island School of Art and Design

Providence, RI; Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University

DIGITAL HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN

The Brown University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual to be the Digital Humanities Librarian.  The Digital Humanities Librarian plays a central role in the integration of digital tools, resources, and methodologies with traditional resources and approaches to research, teaching, and learning in the humanities. As part of the core staff of the Center for Digital Scholarship, the Digital Humanities Librarian will report to the Center’s Director and work together with fellow CDS staff, colleagues within Research and Outreach Services and Digital Technologies, and other staff to promote digital humanities activities in the Library and the University. The Digital Humanities Librarian will take a proactive approach to working with faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and fellow librarians and staff to collaborate on established digital projects and develop new, sustainable research projects, classroom support, and instruction in digital methods in the humanities. This position will also serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments in the humanities, providing instruction and collections development.

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Providence, RI; Scanning Technician, Brown University

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The Scanning Technician is a part-time 22.5 hours per week (60%) 3-year fixed-term position.  The technician is responsible for digital conversion of non-book materials using in-house equipment, ensuring quality control of those images, performing post-processing work and uploading files and metadata to the Luna image management system.  The incumbent works independently within priorities and processes established by Library management.  This position is production-oriented and is expected to meet targets of digitizing and uploading 2500 items per year at a minimum.

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Providence, RI; Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University

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The Brown University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual to be the Digital Humanities Librarian.  The Digital Humanities Librarian plays a central role in the integration of digital tools, resources, and methodologies with traditional resources and approaches to research, teaching, and learning in the humanities. As part of the core staff of the Center for Digital Scholarship, the Digital Humanities Librarian will report to the Center’s Director and work together with fellow CDS staff, colleagues within Research and Outreach Services and Digital Technologies, and other staff to promote digital humanities activities in the Library and the University. The Digital Humanities Librarian will take a proactive approach to working with faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and fellow librarians and staff to collaborate on established digital projects and develop new, sustainable research projects, classroom support, and instruction in digital methods in the humanities. This position will also serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments in the humanities, providing instruction and collections development.

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