Digital Curation Librarian                 

Forsyth Library at Fort Hays State University (FHSU) in Hays, Kansas, seeks a creative and service-oriented colleague to build, curate, and promote the academic library’s unique digital collections and to partner with others across campus in a variety of academic digital initiatives, including development of the FHSU Scholar’s Repository hosted on Digital Commons, online exhibits hosted on Omeka and locally digitized collections in ContentDM. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position with an appointment expected at the rank of Librarian I or II, a salary dependent on experience and qualifications, and an anticipated start date is January 9, 2017.

Required Qualifications: 

Preferred Qualifications:

Application Procedures: 

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016 and continue until position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by November 15.  Required documents include:

1.      A letter of interest addressing required and preferred qualifications and experience.

2.      A resume or curriculum vitae.

3.      Unofficial graduate transcript(s).  Official copies will be required if hired.

4.      Contact information for three current professional references, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses.


Submit all application materials electronically to:


Mary Radnor,

Chair:  Digital Curation Librarian Search Committee

Forsyth Library

Fort Hays State University


Complete position description is available at:

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.


Jennifer Sauer, MLIS

Scholar Services and Electronic Resources Librarian

Forsyth Library: Explore-Collaborate-Create


Fort Hays State University

600 Park

Hays, KS  67601

(785)628-5262 (O)

(785)628-5415 (F)


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