Two New Job Openings – Black Bibliography Project (BPP)

The Black Bibliography Project (BPP) is hiring two new positions: Project Manager and Black Studies Subject Specialist Librarian. Both jobs are funded by a three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Application review for both openings will begin on 20 October 2022, with the goal of filling the positions by mid-December.

Project Manager (based at Yale University)
The Project Manager will lead efforts to implement the data models designed in the project’s pilot phase and to scale up instruction and data-gathering. The position will also be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the BBP. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a related field and significant familiarity with African American literary studies. Click here for more information.

Black Studies Subject Specialist Librarian (based at Rutgers University)
The Black Studies Subject Specialist Librarian (non-tenure track) will carry out data curation related to the publication histories of Black print of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as to the relationships among Black writers, publishers, and readers. Qualifications include a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school and/or an advanced degree in relevant academic disciplines; academic background or professional experience demonstrating expertise in Black Studies; and familiarity with reference and instruction in an academic setting. Click here for more information.