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Digital Scholarship & Research Librarian, Stonehill College (Easton)

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.

As part of the Research, Instruction, and Digital Scholarship team, the Digital Scholarship and Research Librarian will lead the library’s digital initiatives including the advocacy for and development of Open Educational Resources, the institutional repository, managing the Digital Innovation Lab and podcasting studio, web publishing, and other digital projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Research and Instruction:

·       Instruct students and faculty in library research and electronic database skills by teaching introductory, advanced, and specialized group and class sessions.

·       Have professional expertise in the use of a wide range of print and electronic research resources.

·       Prepare guides, finding aids, bibliographies, etc., in various formats.

·       Act as liaison for administrative committees across campus by recommending resources, researching, and promoting library resources and services.

Digital Initiatives:

·       Develop, manage, promote, and assess Stonehill’s digital projects and institutional repository (IR).

·       Promote and support Open Access and Open Educational Resources.

·       Devise, implement, and lead outreach activities with emphasis on promoting digital projects, the IR, and scholarly communications on campus.

·       Create learning opportunities for students through academic digital-born publications (e.g., Omeka, Scalar, WordPress).


·       Participate in professional development activities such as specialized training, professional conferences, and seminars, bringing back innovations and improvements to existing departmental programs and procedures.

·       Assist in the gathering of and analysis of research statistics.

·       Perform other duties as assigned to support the operation of the library and the Research, Instruction, and Digital Scholarship team.

·       Assist in the assessment of online programs and digital initiatives at Stonehill.

Education & Experience

A Master’s degree in library science (MLS/MLIS) or equivalent is required; 2-3 of reference experience in an academic library setting or equivalent is preferred.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and Diversity & Inclusion Statement via the URL link:

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.  Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.


Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$70,000.00 - $75,000.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, and Diversity & Inclusion Statement via the URL link:


2022-08-03 |  Quick link to this job