Digital Projects Librarian, School of Theology Library, Boston University, Boston MA


The Boston University School of Theology is one of about 15 university-based seminaries in the United States. Historically Methodist, the School of Theology serves approximately 300 students from a variety of denominational backgrounds.  The Theology Library works to support the School of Theology as it educates women and men in the fields of theological and religious life.  

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Head Librarian, the Digital Projects Librarian is responsible for managing and developing the digital collections of the School of Theology Library. 


Responsibilities include:

  •    identify and select significant items from the library's archival collections for digitization
  •    assist the library's archivist in processing the archival collections held by the library, especially those selected for digitization
  •    act as liaison to School of Theology faculty to identify and develop digital projects relating to faculty research and teaching
  •    oversee preparation of materials for digitization
  •    manage student staff involved in digitization
  •    select and/or design, and maintain appropriate presentation platforms for access to digital content
  •    promote the use of library digital resources by library patrons
  •    assist faculty with using digital collections in teaching and research



Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and minimum of 2 years of experience in creating and managing digital assets within a digital repository, library or archive.  Advanced degree or background in religious studies or theology preferred, but not required.


Salary & Benefits:

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