Director of Digital Project Management - Columbia University Libraries

Posted on August 29, 2017


Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the Director of Digital Project Management.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Technology and Preservation, the Director is a member of the Libraries’ Leadership Council and will lead the newly formed Digital Project Management Division in coordinating large, complex, and/or significant digital projects. These projects typically involve many Library divisions, Columbia University IT and other campus divisions, as well as external partners and collaborators such as Fedora/Hydra technology communities and Chinese Academic Digital Associative Library (CADAL). Examples of projects include Carnegie grant, ArchiveSpace, Research Information Systems, Voyager replacement, telephony and network refresh. Columbia University Libraries is one of the top five academic research library systems in North America. The collections include over 13 million volumes, over 160,000 journals and serials, as well as extensive electronic resources, manuscripts, rare books, microforms, maps, and graphic and audio-visual materials. The Libraries employs more than 400 professional and support staff and hosts over 4.7 million visitors each year. The website of the Libraries is the gateway to its services and resources:

Columbia University has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum and throughout University life. Columbia welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the University’s educational mission. We invite applicants who have demonstrated creative approaches to empowering and mentoring staff, leading projects, solving problems, and developing user-centric programs, services, or collections. We offer salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For immediate consideration, please apply online at:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Supervising a staff of 3.5 professionals the Director will:


Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:


commensurate with experience


New York, NY, USA


To Apply

Apply on-line at