Senior Library Assistant for Digital Initiatives, Tisch Library, Tufts University

at Tufts University, Tisch Library (view profile)
Location Medford, MA
Date Posted October 27, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Education Requirements Associate's degree
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $22.90 per hour, 35 hours per week.
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $25.00 per hour, 35 hours per week.
Hourly or Salary? Hourly


We have a wonderful opportunity for full-time work at Tufts University in Medford, MA for someone who is interested in increasing their knowledge of cataloging digital collections and digitizing print material.

About the position: Reporting to the Head of Digital Initiatives, the Senior Library Assistant for Digital Initiatives will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of digital content and metadata added to the institutional repository. They will also be responsible for original and complex copy cataloging of digital materials received in the library. The position is part of a collaborative team that implements policies and procedures to provide digital initiatives services at the University.

  • Hiring range: $22.90 – $25.00 per hour, 35 hours per week
  • Due to the pandemic, we are currently operating with flexible work arrangements.

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply.

View the full job description and submit your cover letter and resume at:

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

About Tisch Library: Tisch Library is a student-centered research library, dedicated to the support of teaching, learning, and scholarship in Tufts’ School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering.  We provide collections, subject expertise, and technology-rich research and learning environments, with a variety of services and programs to meet the information needs of our students, faculty, and staff. We seek experienced candidates who are excited to work with a community of students and faculty who are diverse in every way.

About RMRS and Digital Initiatives: The Resource Management and Repository Services division provides support for the creation, management, and preservation of scholarship. The division cultivates teamwork and collaborative relationships within and outside Tisch Library to provide high-quality resources and services for our users. Within RMRS, the Digital Initiatives department is working to create conditions for radical access to the digital objects, research data, and metadata stewarded by Tisch Library.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Paige Walker, Head of Digital Initiatives directly at p.walker[at]