The UC Humanities Research Institute is seeking a talented and motivated individual with
diverse experience in academic research and administration in the digital humanities.
The Project Manager for Digital Humanities Research and Engagement will be responsible
for helping to coordinate the HASTAC Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition as
well as assisting in the development of programs and funding for a UC-wide digital
The Digital Humanities Project Manager will work closely with the UCHRI Director and
Associate Director and staff to conceptualize and implement a UC-wide initiative on digital
humanities, pedagogy and engagement. Candidates will draw on previous training and
experience in digital humanities and new media to work and think strategically with UCHRI
and the DML Competition and Research Hub staff, to develop UC and external networks
and funding opportunities, and to build and manage existing and future digital programs and
projects to further the mission of UCHRI.
Candidates should have demonstrated experience developing and administering programs,
events, and collaborative research projects, preferably in a higher education setting; solid
grounding in the principles and practices of research and development in digital humanities;
experience with new media and technology applications for research and pedagogy in
higher education; strong oral and written communications skills; and experience working
with diverse campus and public constituencies. Some experience managing grants
desirable though not required.
Candidate needs to be passionate about the humanities and able to think strategically
about the intersection of the humanities, technology and public engagement in order to
advance the mission of UCHRI.
Interested candidates should apply with a cover letter explaining their interest and outlining
their particular skills and experience, a resume, and links to writing samples, websites,
and/or digital projects.
Salary: Range $45,012 - $52,326
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
100% time contract position; one-year appointment renewable, contingent on funding.
Final candidate subject to background check.
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Please attach your resume.
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