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Digital Scholarship Coordinator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Salary is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and work experience. *Please submit a cover letter, CV or resume, summary of research project experience, and evidence of teaching excellence. Application review will begin by April 24, 2017.*

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Digital Scholarship Coordinator
Department Library
Regular or Temporary Regular
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year


Open Date 03/21/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary

Trinity College, located in Hartford CT, seeks to hire a Digital Scholarship Coordinator with expertise in digital methods, concepts, web-based tools, and project development across the divisions. The Coordinator will work with faculty and students to amplify excellent recent work in digital scholarship, and to develop new research projects. The ideal candidate will have completed advanced graduate work, and be well-versed in a liberal arts curriculum. Some teaching of undergraduates will be required to help faculty develop projects with our students, and expand student research opportunities and access to critical thinking about the digital sphere. This position will play a key role in helping shape a new program for digital scholarship including designing new physical space. The candidate will work within the newly-merged Information Services in both the library and IT.


● Serve as outreach consultant for faculty and student digital research projects in the humanities and social sciences. This will include initial consultation with faculty and students, identifying key support staff for such projects, and collaborating with instructional technologists and research education librarians toward completion and publication.
● May teach one or two courses a year that support the development of digital research projects.
● Model best practices in digital research and publication for faculty through a variety of outreach strategies, and in digital, multimedia, and traditional formats.
● As part of a newly-merged IT and library organization, work across teams to improve service to and expand the vision of faculty and students working on digital projects.
● Work in collaboration with other Information Services staff to foster the innovative use of technology and digital collections in teaching and research.
● Identify and help secure external funding for various digital scholarship initiatives at Trinity.
● Continue to hone and develop digital skills in regards to methods, concepts, and tools.



● Graduate study (Ph.D. preferred) in the humanities, social sciences, communications studies, science and technology studies (STS), library science, or a related field.
● Research and teaching experience required.
● Technical knowledge of a computational methodology and platforms preferred.
● Experience working with undergraduates. (Supervision preferred, but informal leadership is also welcome.)
● Demonstrated project management skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Salary is commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and work experience.

Please submit a cover letter, CV or resume, summary of research project experience, and evidence of teaching excellence. Application review will begin by April 24, 2017.

Posting Number S00471

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents