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Position Details
Req ID: req3923
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Director Digital Curation
Position Type: Faculty
Position Number: 211153
OSU Campus: Stillwater
Department: LIBRARY
Location Address:
Stillwater, Oklahoma
United States
Hiring Supervisor:  Mary Larson
Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):
$65,000, Salary
Work Schedule: mostly M-F 8-5
Faculty Appt Period:
Job Summary: The Director of Digital Curation will contribute to achieving the strategic goals of the Special Collections division.  This position will provide leadership in the areas of access, preservation, and discovery of digital resources.


Special Instructions to Applicants A resume is required to complete the application process.
Education & Experience
Position Qualifications: Required:

ALA-MLIS or Master's in a related discipline.

Professional archives/library experience

Proven leadership and management excellence, as well as staff supervisory experience

Prior work processing born-digital collections, providing digital preservation services, and creating and curating online access and discovery of digital resources

Demonstrated knowledge of metadata standards and controlled vocabularies

Experience converting materials from analog to digital formats and knowledge of relevant archival standards

A successful Director of Digital Curation will possess strong organizational and leadership skills; excellent communication ability; collegiality and excellent interpersonal skills; and an appreciation for diverse constituencies.


Ph.D. in related field.

Previous work curating digital exhibits

Experience in the area of digital humanities or digital history

Coding proficiency in Python or a similar language

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.