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Research & Digital Humanities Librarian

  • Allegheny College
  • Meadville, PA
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Summary of Position

The Research & Digital Humanities Librarian provides research guidance, information literacy instruction, and digital technologies collaboration and support for faculty, academic staff and students through the lenses of the Library, the Center for Research and Teaching Excellence and digital humanities initiatives. This Librarian will exhibit excellent collaborative relationships and customer service skills between stakeholders, connecting the areas of faculty development, educational technologies and academic research.

What you will do in this role:

* Provide faculty-centered research services in support of teaching pedagogies, research and scholarship by collaborating with the Center for Research & Teaching Excellence, and by working closely with the Dean of the Library, the Director of Faculty Development, and the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (URSCA).
* Provide research assistance at the Research Help Desk, in one-on-one research sessions, or virtually to faculty, staff and students in collaboration with other research librarians.
* Provide structured research support to all students and faculty. Including but not limited to, the senior comp project process and in associated scholarly communication areas.
* Plan and teach information literacy and library instruction classes in collaboration with other research librarians.
* Act as a liaison between the Library, the Center for Research and Teaching Excellence, Faculty development and humanities departments.
* Train and support faculty in the use of technology for digital humanities and other interdisciplinary digital projects; and promote digital scholarship through educational technologies and the research process.
* Provide guidance on best practice use of educational technologies and digital course design.


The expected minimum salary range point for this position is $51,000 annually. New hires are typically brought into the organization at a salary between the range minimum and the salary range midpoint depending on qualifications, internal equity, and the budgeted amount for the role. Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required
Minimum of 1-3 years required

Desired Qualifications

Master’s Degree preferred specifically MLS or MLIS
4-7 years preferred of relevant professional experience
Track record of achieving exceptional results.

Employer Statement

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. The College does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, creed, national/ethnic origin, ancestry, veterans, handicap or disability as those terms are defined under applicable law, or members of other underrepresented groups.

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Posted On: Feb 27, 2024 / This posting expires: May 28, 2024