Society of Southwest Archivists

Digital Engagement and Pedagogy Librarian | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)

  • 09 Jul 2024 7:56 PM
    Message # 13380104
    Jacalyn Pearce (Administrator)

    Reporting to the Head of Instruction, the Digital and Pedagogical Services Librarian will serve primarily as a member of Special Collections Teaching Team, involving the design and implementation of Special Collections' classes, their management, as well as individual course management. In addition, the librarian will also work with faculty and staff members from outside of the libraries to develop new and innovative approaches to primary source literacy. As a part of this work, the librarian will lead Special Collections' Faculty Fellows program, now in its second year, with the goal of developing faculty engagement with both Special Collections' materials as well as digital humanities-focused approaches to teaching and research. Such work might involve grant writing, program organization, as well as working across the university to understand better as well as implement innovative digital approaches to library pedagogy. The position also includes weekly public service shifts. This position holds the faculty rank of General Librarian.


    30% Instruction

    25% Digital Scholarship

    25% Faculty Fellows Program

    15% Service and Support

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited library program or related degree and experience.

    One year of related experience

    Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students and working with faculty. Experience with digital content delivery in the college classroom. Knowledge of digital humanities and digital scholarship work as it relates to libraries and archives. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Two or more years of related experience

    Experience with digital humanities projects and markup languages such as XML, EAD, TEI. Experience and facility with common digital scholarship methods, such as data visualization, textual analysis, geospatial and temporal mapping, text encoding, network analysis, digital publishing and exhibitions. Facility with information literacy and active learning pedagogy, as well as comfort with best practices for teaching primary sources within a special collections context.

    Salary: $50,000

    Please provide a cover letter, resume and (3) professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. Attach pdf document(s) under the "Resume/CV" section of your application. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application. However, official transcripts are required prior to hire.

    For more information and to apply, please visit this link. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact John Miles at

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