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    From: Cynthia Heider <>
    Date: Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 12:11 PM
    Subject: [globaloutlookDH-l] Hiring: Head of Digital Scholarship at Penn

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    Penn Libraries ( is currently hiring for a
    key position on its Research Data & Digital Scholarship team. Please
    circulate widely! The search committee will review applications on a
    rolling basis.

    *Position title:* Head of Digital Scholarship

    *Location:* Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

    *Budgeted pay range: *$74,476.00 – $98,753.00 annually

    *Job description summary: *

    Reporting to the Director of Research Data and Digital Scholarship (RDDS),
    the Head of Digital Scholarship is responsible for the administrative
    management of libraries’ digital scholarship initiatives including those
    related to digital projects, digital humanities, public digital
    scholarship, and affiliated areas. In collaboration with the Research Data
    and Digital Scholarship team and disciplinary specialists, they will:
    • coordinate project support through the RDDS sub-team, Digital Projects,
    Publications, and Partnerships.
    • develop and deliver forward-thinking, measurable, campus-aligned
    programming to support researchers; and
    • scaffold scalable education and outreach programming and support for
    graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty.
    • prioritize the development of strong, collaborative relationships with
    library subject specialists as appropriate and with relevant campus
    partners, such as the Price Lab for the Digital Humanities.

    The incumbent will manage a small team of specialists and students focused
    on digital projects and public digital scholarship.

    *For more information*, including duties, qualifications, benefits, and
    directions for applying, please visit

    Kind regards,

    Cynthia Heider

    Cynthia Heider (she/her)

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