Job Opportunity: Emerging Professional in Digital Scholarship

  • Start date: Late summer/fall 2020
  • What: Emerging Professional in Digital Scholarship
  • When: Fall 2020 - Full time, 25$/hr

As the successful candidate for the position of "Emerging Professional in Digital Scholarship," you will receive training in multiple steps of the digital collection and software development process, working with librarians, library technicians, archivists, software developers and systems administrators to develop and promote digital collections and digital scholarship tools. You will help in the next big push to increase accessibility to some of our most sought after special-collections, all while developing an enviable portfolio to attract future employers.

You are comfortable with technology and excited by its possibilities, and you have the confidence and drive for continual learning. You are an advocate of open source and open access data, and are passionate about diversity and accessibility. We encourage applications from Government of Canada’s job equity groups (i.e. youth with disabilities, Aboriginal youth, visible minorities and new Canadians). Candidates must qualify for the Young Canada Works Internship Program. This position is also available under this platform as “Emerging Professional in Digital Scholarship" under the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage Program. See "Who can apply"

Located at the east-end of Toronto, Scarborough is ethnically diverse, full of beautiful natural scenery (part of Toronto’s ravine system) and home to a well-respected food scene. The University of Toronto Scarborough’s new Aquatics Centre and Field House opened in 2015 for the Pan Am/Parapan Am. Games, representing a major investment in amateur sport. UTSC is also accessible by public transit to the Durham regions as well as downtown Toronto.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, and a brief statement of interest through YCW, or by email to by July 20th. Questions about the role can also be directed to this address. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.