Digital Scholarship Technology Manager

Digital Scholarship Technology Manager

Drew University seeks applications for a Digital Scholarship Technology Manager. This position is 12-month, full-time with an anticipated start date of Summer 2018.

The Digital Scholarship Technology Manager is a new position designed to advance the digital humanities (DH) and digital scholarship (DS) at Drew University. Reporting to the Director of Instructional Technologies, the incumbent will work in collaboration with technologists, librarians, faculty, and students. An initial focus will be Digital Drew, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen inclusive, integrative, project-based digital pedagogies across the institution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports technologies used in the university’s digital humanities (DH) and digital scholarship (DS) initiatives, including but not limited to web hosting and web applications available from Drew Domains;
  • Provides direct support and consultation to faculty involved in digital projects;
  • Conducts training workshops on current and emerging DH tools;
  • Supervises and mentors part-time student Technology Fellows;
  • Participates in DH outreach and advocacy initiatives;
  • May participate directly in DH projects, in collaboration with faculty, instructional technologists, librarians, staff, and students;
  • Participates in development of DH/DS lab facilities, computing, hardware and peripherals, and software;
  • Stays current in the field of DH and disseminates information to the campus community.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience; or a Master’s degree and two years of relevant experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
  • Significant experience with current-generation DH/DS web applications and tools (Omeka, WordPress, etc.) in teaching and research environment
  • Experience with web hosting services and application management principles and tools, including but not limited to cPanel and DNS management
  • Ability to train, supervise, and mentor student technical assistants
  • Experience with DH lab facilities and services
  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and problem-solving, skills for successful partnerships with instructional technologists, faculty and staff, and students
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative on assigned and new projects, and to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience conducting training workshops
  • Experience with digital humanities projects

Preferred:

  • Supervisory experience
  • Presentation and teaching experience
  • Experience using virtual systems and cloud computing

Application:
To apply, submit the following materials to HR0718-2@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject. For full consideration, please submit all materials by August 10, 2018.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • 3 professional references

About Drew University
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center.

 

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.