The employer seeks director of book and digital initiatives to manage the Society's Program in the History of the Book in American Culture (PHBAC) program and play a leading role in creating and administering digital projects.
The Director of Book History and Digital Initiatives acts as an ambassador for AAS to the larger academic community through conferences, programs and publication.
This position works closely with other staff to coordinate efforts to create and maintain digital access to collections including work with digital collaborations such as the Networked Early American Resouces (NEAR), the Advanced Research Consortium (ARC), and the Just Teach One African American Resouces initiatives.
This position will play a leadership role in crafting a strategic plan for the Society's PHBAC program and will oversee the development and execution of initiatives under that program including week long summer seminar program and the annual Wiggins Lecture series as well as developing new workshops and programs in the Society's new interactive long-distance Learning Lab.
Candidates for the position should have a demonstrated interest in digital initiatives
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