For the past twenty-five years, Jason Ensor has worked at the forefront of digital technologies, developing world-class business transformation projects, programs and strategies that apply leading-edge technologies and practices to the assembly and delivery of high quality data resources and business processes. With expertise in public-facing digital business — and extensive experience in the full consulting lifecycle of digital business development, project delivery and service management — Jason has built a reputation for co-creating, supporting and fostering the innovative use of digital technology within higher education institutions and public sector business.
A highly productive professional, Jason is ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Foundations certified, PRINCE2 (Projects in Controlled Environments) Foundations and Practitioner accredited, Management of Risk Foundations and Practitioner certified, and Managing Successful Programmes Foundations accredited. He is a 2018 graduate of the Western Sydney University Inspire Leadership program and a 2019 Mentor for the Western Sydney University Professional Mentoring program. He holds a Doctorate in Communication Studies plus a Research Masters and a Postgraduate Diploma in Australian Studies, and a Bachelors in Communication Studies. He is an experienced business professional in data science, online business development, digital scholarship and academic publishing. With a deep practical and theoretical knowledge of information architectures, digital trends and data practices in higher education and the public sector, Jason is a distinguished scholar and speaker who has presented regularly in national and international forums.
In 2017-2018, Jason was Visiting Professor in Digital Humanities at the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria, Canada, and Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies, Radboud University, The Netherlands. In 2018, as an Australian book historian, he convened the 26th conference for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, an international scholarly event held for the first time in Australia.
Jason is currently Manager, Engagement Strategy & Scholarly Communications, at Western Sydney University Library where he provides senior-level advice to the planning, development and delivery of quality digital services in support of the University’s teaching and research programs across eight campus libraries.
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