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The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

We are currently recruiting for a Digital Scholarship Librarian to join the DePaul University Library. The successful candidate will join a library that has played a leading role on campus in the development of DePaul’s new Digital Humanities program ( and the use of library publishing services to advance open access in undergraduate research and faculty-led initiatives ( With the establishment of the Scholar’s Lab ( in 2013 and coordination of digital project services in 2015 (, the DePaul University Library serves as a catalyst for digital scholarship efforts across the curriculum.Digital scholarship – digital humanities, GIS, e-science, and “big data” – is an area of strategic interest and potential growth at DePaul, and this will be an extraordinary opportunity for a librarian with expertise and initiative to make a mark on the service program of our library, and to work with campus and community partners to show how the library contributes to the strategic goals of the institution. Existing partnerships in teaching, digital project development, and collaborative technology and space planning, will allow the Digital Scholarship Librarian to join an active network of librarians, faculty, and IT specialists on campus, as well as to take advantage of the broader potential found in local initiatives such as the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (
If you have a passion for interdisciplinary digital scholarship and innovative pedagogy and research methodologies, as well as for exploring the intersections of information literacy and fluency in the information technologies needed to support scholarly work with images, text, and data, and if you are interested in joining a vibrant and collaborative library community in the City of Chicago, we hope you will visit DePaul HR to learn more about the position and to submit an application:
*select “External Applicants” and then select “Digital Scholarship Librarian” (Position No. 1814)
This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. To ensure best consideration, please submit your application by December 16, 2015.
About DePaul University:
Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission (also known as the Vincentians), DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the United States and currently enrolls almost 24,000 students in 10 schools and colleges offering 300 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations. One of the largest private, not-for-profit universities in the nation, DePaul’s faculty teach across multiple campuses in Chicago and its suburbs. DePaul University has been recognized in national publications for its diversity, service-learning programs, and sustainability efforts, and is the home to nationally recognized academic programs in the College of Business, the College of Computing and Digital Media, and The Theatre School. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked DePaul as one of the country’s “most innovative schools” (
About the DePaul University Library:
The DePaul University Library is comprised of the John T. Richardson Library, the Loop Library, and library service programs delivered to DePaul’s suburban campuses. The DePaul University Library is a partner in a number of campus programs, including the first-year experience (Chicago Quarter), the Teaching Commons, and the Graduate Certificate in the Digital Humanities. In 2013, a major renovation of the Richardson Library facilitated the launch of the Richardson Library Information Commons, a technology-enhanced space including individual, group, and collaborative work spaces, Learning Commons and Scholar’s Lab. The DePaul University Library is housed in the Division of Teaching and Learning Resources, which includes the DePaul Art Museum and Faculty Instructional Technology Services, and is an active member of local, regional, and national consortia, including CARLI, Chicago Collections, the Center for Research Libraries, the Library Publishing Coalition, the Coalition for Networked Information, and the Catholic Research Resources Alliance. In 2015, DePaul joined the Federal Depository Library Program as one of its first “digital depository” members and contributed to the design and launch of Explore Chicago Collections (, which has been described as “a game-changing collaboration between libraries, universities, & museums.”
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