[Humanist] 28.917 job at the Graduate Center, CUNY

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 917.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:23:18 -0400
        From: "Matthew K. Gold" <mattgold at gmail.com>
        Subject: Job: Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Dear Colleagues,

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York is hiring a
Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives. Please help us spread the word
by forwarding this ad to anyone you think might be interested in


Job Opportunity: Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives, Graduate Center, CUNY

To apply, please visit the CUNYFirst website

Application materials must be submitted online by May 21, 2015. To see
an online version of this ad, please visit

The Graduate Center (GC) defines the standard of contemporary graduate
education: rigorous academic training and globally significant
research. lt is recognized for outstanding scholarship across the
humanities, sciences, and social sciences, and is integral to the
intellectual and cultural vitality of New York City. Through its
extensive public programs, The Graduate Center hosts a wide range of
events - lectures, conferences, book discussions, art exhibits,
concerts, and dance and theater that enrich and inform.

The Graduate Center has been heavily engaged in digital humanities
work. The school builds community platforms for scholarly engagement,
visualizes cultural patterns in social media, explores innovative ways
to access digital humanities tools, collaborates with others to create
new forms of the book, hosts a digital humanities speaker series,
encourages doctoral students to integrate technology and pedagogy,
rethinks networked teaching and learning, sponsors innovative student
projects, and supports digital fellows who work on and foster a range
of exciting projects.

Based in the Provost's Office and reporting to the Advisor to the
Provost for Digital Initiatives, the Deputy Director of Digital
Initiatives will join an institution with strong support for digital
work and will be part of an enthusiastic and collaborative community
of faculty members, graduate students, and staff working together to
explore new digital humanities projects and opportunities.

Duties include but are not limited to:

- Directs the preparation and submission of 2-3 new grant proposals
per year, and to maintain the management of successfully funded

- Directs administration of the GC Digital Praxis Seminar, which
introduces new doctoral and master's students at the GC to digital
humanities texts, projects, and practices;

- Works with the GC Digital Fellows Program and the Provost's Digital
Innovation Grants program, directing the arrangement of workshops and
training sessions to help students improve their skills;

- Manages the GC Digital Scholarship Lab and related equipment;

- Serves as a liaison to academic programs, centers, and institutes
partnered with GC Digital Initiatives;

- Directs initiatives associated with digital projects that are part
of the Graduate Center's Performance Management Process.

Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.

A preferred candidate should have:
- Extensive experience building and engaging communities around digital projects
- Experience working in a higher education institution
- Ph.D. degree in area(s) within the humanities and social sciences
- Past success working collaboratively in interdisciplinary environments
- Extensive project management experience
- Experience with a technical area of digital humanities, such as data
visualization, text analysis, digital pedagogy, geospatial humanities,
data curation, network analysis, or scholarly communication
- In depth familiarity with the most recent scholarship in the digital
- Extensive experience with grant writing and management including
financial and activity reporting
- Ability to monitor grants, budget, and expenditures to ensure that
targets are met
- Two years of supervisory experience including handling personnel and
recruitment actions
- A commitment to open-source code, open-access scholarship, and
public education

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible
dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also
offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees
must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for
health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who
meet the eligibility criteria.

Please apply by visiting this link on CUNYFirst:

Click on "Apply Now" which will bring you to the registration screen.
If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have
a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Make sure to upload a
cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (name, title,
organization, and contact information) by the closing date, May 21,


Go to http://cuny.jobs/ and search for Job ID 12661. Follow the
directions above and send all materials in by by the closing date, May
21, 2015.

Matthew K. Gold, Ph.D.
Executive Officer, M.A. Program in Liberal Studies
Associate Professor of English & Digital Humanities
Advisor to the Provost for Digital Initiatives
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
http://cuny.is/mkgold | @mkgold

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