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Digital Collections Archivist, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA


Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) at Mount Holyoke College seeks a diverse pool of applicants for the full-time position of Digital Collections Archivist. Reporting to the Head of Archives and Special Collections, this position offers the opportunity to join a department that is committed to developing user-centered and transformative approaches to archival work.

As a member of the ASC department, this person will provide technical expertise to expand and care for the digital tools that enable students, faculty, staff, alums, and researchers to use our distinctive collections more widely. The work of this position will include collaborations with the Digital Library and Academic Technologies department and other departments at LITS, Mount Holyoke College, and the Five Colleges. Each member of the ASC department actively promotes the commitment of the College and LITS to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility by developing and supporting diverse and inclusive collections. The Digital Collections Archivist will coordinate development of metadata to support the discovery and management of digital content, such as digital scholarship, digitized collections, born-digital archives, and research data. The position leads the implementation, management, and assessment of discovery and repository tools for digital collections.

If you: have knowledge and management of digital collections and services; demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in daily work and the workplace culture; demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize, and complete multiple projects; exhibits excellent and creative interpersonal communication, organizational and problem-solving skills, and strong oral and written communication skills; are flexible and capable of working successfully individually and in teams in an evolving library environment; and are an enthusiastic, people-oriented individual with creativity and a passion for supporting a collaborative work environment.

The salary range for this position is $60,000 – $62,000. Mount Holyoke College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information:

How to apply:

You can find a full description, including qualifications, for this position and apply online at: . Application review will begin on June 1, 2022.