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Humanist Archives: May 4, 2022, 8:29 a.m. Humanist 35.681 - Information Manager (National Humanities Center); postdoc (Notre Dame)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 681.
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    [1]    From: Joel Elliott <>
           Subject: Job: Information Manager (National Humanities Center) (37)

    [2]    From: Arnaud Zimmern <>
           Subject:  (35)

        Date: 2022-05-03 18:22:24+00:00
        From: Joel Elliott <>
        Subject: Job: Information Manager (National Humanities Center)

JOB SUMMARY: The Information Manager oversees the annual online residential
fellowship competition that brings leading scholars from around the world.
The Information Manager also guides how information and knowledge is
captured, managed, and shared across departments at the NHC. In addition to
managing the 8-month long competition, they will evaluate, improve, design,
and implement knowledge management initiatives and processes across
departments, as well as maintain ongoing operations and information
infrastructure in support of those initiatives. The Information Manager
works onsite in our architecturally stunning building and reports to and
works closely with the Vice President for Scholarly Programs and the Chief
Financial Officer and Operations Manager. The right candidate will
successfully work autonomously and collaboratively with staff, harness
technology to help solve problems, expertly lead multi-faceted projects,
navigate ambiguity, drive continuous improvement, champion accountability,
clearly and thoughtfully communicate with external reviewers, staff and NHC
leadership, and maintain organizational excellence in all efforts. The
right candidate will embrace our values and contribute to a respectful,
collegial environment for staff and scholars alike.

ABOUT THE CENTER: The National Humanities Center is a private, nonprofit
organization, and the only independent institute dedicated exclusively to
advanced study in the humanities. The NHC provides essential support for
the humanities, encouraging excellence in scholarship and teaching while
affirming the importance of the humanities in American life. The NHC’s
mission is accomplished through its residential fellowship program,
educational programming and public engagement. The Center is supported by
the generosity of individual donors, grants, corporate philanthropy, and
institutional sponsors. We are a warm and inviting community of diverse
staff and scholars with a rich history of meaningful contributions to human

Joel Elliott
National Humanities Center

        Date: 2022-05-03 13:08:09+00:00
        From: Arnaud Zimmern <>

The Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship and the John J. Reilly
Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame
invite applications for a postdoctoral scholar with a one-year (1)
appointment, renewable for a second year, ideally to begin August 1, 2022.

The fellow will serve as an integral member of the transformative
project Unlocking Digital Texts: Towards an Interoperable Text Framework 
(ITF), which aims to design new tools to enable a more layered and nuanced 
approach to the online presentation, analysis, and reuse of textual resources 
without having to worry about their underlying format or specialized 
supporting infrastructure.

The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team supported
by a New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions grant
jointly funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Arts 
and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in a project involving Notre Dame, 
the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and the Cambridge University Library.

The salary is $55,000 annually plus benefits, along with research and
professional development funding.

Details of the application and a link to apply can be found here:

Warm regards,

Arnaud Zimmern
Postdoctoral Fellow
Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship
Hesburgh Libraries
University of Notre Dame
250A Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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