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 Peoplesâ€™ 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.
Master's 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.
About Washington State University
Washington State University (www.wsu.edu), one of two research universities in the state, was founded in 1890 as the state’s land-grant institution and has a current enrollment of approximately 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 7,000 faculty and staff. The University strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. WSU students come together from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds from around the nation and more than 90 countries. As a comprehensive, land-grant institution, Washington State University is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach to all constituents.