The position of Community History and Digitization Specialist is a two-year, grant-funded position created in partnership between the Boston Public Library and Northeastern University.
Under the provisions of a grant in support of the Northeastern University Library Boston Research Center (BRC), the Community History and Digitization Specialist will assist in cultivating and maintaining relationships with select community organizations in East Boston, Chinatown, Roxbury, and the South End in order to develop community-driven research projects using archival and other historical materials. This potentially includes identifying and delivering historic records and data sets into proper workflows for deposit into the Massachusetts Digital Commonwealth’s statewide repository system, the Northeastern University Library’s repository system, or other online platforms. The position also will perform any and all phases of work in support of grant-related neighborhood programming and outreach services in Boston Public Library (BPL) locations and in designated neighborhood locations.
Boston Public Library Community History Supervisor.
As assigned, professional and support staff.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: PSA / P / 2
Hours per week: 35