POSITION: "Digital Coordinator and Archival Liaison" at the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College (New Rochelle, NY)

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We at Iona College's Institute for Thomas Paine Studies are currently hiring for a new: Digital Coordinator and Archival Liaison

The Digital Coordinator and Archival Liaison (DCAL) will fill a critical dual role at the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies (ITPS). The DCAL will  focus on digital humanities projects, initiatives, and curriculum at Iona in collaboration with the ITPS Director and other interested parts of the campus community. The DCAL will also serve as the point person for the archival holdings affiliated with the ITPS, including the Thomas Paine National Historical Association (TPNHA) and Lapidus collections, with an emphasis on preservation, digitization, and access. The DCAL will work to raise the profile of the archival holdings and facilitate their digital engagement. For more about the collection, please see the ITPS research portal: http://theitps.org/. View more about the position here.

The position requires either an MLS/MLIS, MA in Digital humanities (or similar advanced degree), and/or a PhD in history/political science/literature relevant to the content of the TPNHA archive. The DCAL should have experience (two years +) working in archives, curation, and/or as a digital humanities/data science practitioner. 

Please submit any questions to the Director of the ITPS, Dr. Nora Slonimsky (nslonimsky@iona.edu). Please share widely! Thank you!