Digital Scholarship Project Manager

at Yale University
Location New Haven, Connecticut
Date Posted March 6, 2018
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.


General Purpose:  Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects for Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) in the Yale University Library. Oversees all aspects of digital scholarship project management. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects. Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks across a spectrum of technologies and digital services. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the Director of Digital Scholarship Services. Helps define, assess, execute and complete Digital Scholarship Services projects.  Serving as project team lead, coordinates activities among team of librarians, data specialists, developers, and other experts. Plans, tracks and communicates resources, tasks, and processes for DSS projects. Participates in development, maintenance and day-to-day oversight of projects in support of digital scholarship services. Collaborates with the Library IT central ITS to ensure that appropriate hardware, software and licensing support are available for DSS projects. Works with Assessment Librarian and DSS staff to document and share project metrics and progress. Keeps up to date on trends related to digital scholarship, research data, web publishing, educational technology, digital humanities, scholarly communication, digital collections, workflow design, open access policy, repositories and metadata, assessment and digital preservation.


Required Education and Experience: Requires a Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.



  • Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated project management expertise and familiarity with Project Management software.
  • Ability to operate within a complex work environment, working both independently and within a team setting.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and mobilize a team around shared goals.
  • Preferred Education and Experience: Master's degree in Library and Information Science.


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We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

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