Director of Distinctive Collections & Digital Scholarship

at The Claremont Colleges Library (view profile)
Published February 6, 2023
Location Claremont, California
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $98,000
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $112,000
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The Claremont Colleges Library is recruiting for an exciting new leadership position: Director of Distinctive Collections & Digital Scholarship. Please consider applying and sharing with colleagues who might be interested!

The successful candidate in this position will show an understanding of the relationship between traditional special collections and current digital initiatives taking place at The Claremont Colleges Library (TCCL), a vibrant, innovative and inclusive center for research, teaching, learning, and scholarship serving students, faculty and staff of The Claremont Colleges community. They will articulate a vision of the application of digital strategies to preserve, enhance and expand access to distinctive print-based collections and primary source materials while also building awareness of and support for digital archives and digital repositories.

Reporting to the Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library, and serving as a member of the Library’s senior leadership team, this position requires a capacity to thrive and respond effectively to the changing, and unique, needs of The Claremont Colleges, a distinctive consortium comprised of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions located forty miles from Los Angeles in the college town of Claremont, California. In addition to supervisory responsibilities for TCCL’s Digital Initiatives Coordinator and Digital Production Lead, the position has oversight over three main units within the newly-formed DCDS division: Digital Scholarship, Scholarly Communications and Open Publishing and Special Collections and Archives. The distinctive and unique collections of the Asian Library are also included within this division.