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Digital Projects Assistant, Wolfbach Library at the Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

The Wolbach Library at the Center for Astrophysics (CfA) is seeking a Digital Projects Assistant. The successful applicant will support research and outreach activities associated with the development of an open metadata schema for small satellite missions and the installation of satellite ground stations at public libraries. Find out more about this project here


The Digital Projects Assistant position is a Less-than-Half Time appointment with a flexible schedule. This position is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and reports to the CfA's Head Librarian.


The Digital Projects Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Documenting research and outreach activities.
  • Documenting stakeholder feedback provided throughout the iterative development of the metadata schema and installation of ground stations.
  • Assisting with background research on existing tools and technologies that could be incorporated into the metadata schema.
  • Assisting with crosswalks associated with the schema development process.


Application materials:

  • Resume
  • A letter describing why you are interested in this position and what you would bring to the project


Please send application materials to: giancarlo.romeo@cfa.harvard.edu


Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2019.


Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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