[IRTalk] Fwd: [SCHOLCOMM] Job Posting: Assistant/Associate Librarian and Coordinator of Scholarly Communication

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 15:39:33 SAST 2016


*Hilton Gibson*
Stellenbosch University Library

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From: Jennifer Bazeley <jwbazeley at gmail.com>
Date: 14 July 2016 at 15:02
Subject: [SCHOLCOMM] Job Posting: Assistant/Associate Librarian and
Coordinator of Scholarly Communication
To: scholcomm at lists.ala.org

The Miami University (Ohio) Libraries (http://www.lib.miamioh.edu/) seek an
innovative and service-minded individual to collaborate with librarians,
faculty and other university partners as Coordinator of Scholarly
Communication. The Coordinator of Scholarly Communication leads the
planning, coordination, implementation and assessment of scholarly
communication services for the University community; provides expertise and
leadership for educating the campus community about emerging models of
scholarly publishing, open access and open scholarship initiatives, and
connections between information literacy and scholarly communication; works
with the University Office of General Counsel to provide guidance and
advocacy on issues of copyright, fair use, and intellectual property to the
university community.  Position reports to the Assistant/Associate Dean of
Libraries.  This position is continuing contract eligible with rank at
Assistant or Associate librarian dependent on qualifications and
experience.  Responsibilities include:  Creating awareness and promoting
scholarly communication issues as they relate to faculty, students,
librarians, staff, and other stakeholders; developing and supporting Open
Access publication initiatives; continuing to build and advance the
University’s institutional repository, including establishing or updating
policies and procedures; providing outreach and support for e-journal
hosting initiatives; providing copyright oversight responsibilities as the
Libraries’ campus representative and contact for library units dealing with
copyright issues; effectively communicating and educating the campus
community on OA issues; working closely with others in the Libraries and
the University community and actively promotes author rights, as well as
those of the creators, disseminators, and users of scholarly information,
under fair use; engaging in the scholarly communication community at the
local, regional, and national level.

Required:  ALA-accredited MLS; at least three years relevant experience in
an academic library or university setting; demonstrated understanding of
traditional copyright as well as CC and OA licensing issues, particularly
in relation to academic scholarship; demonstrated understanding of current
trends and issues in open access and scholarly communication; ability to
meet the Miami University criteria for advancement and promotion of
librarians as outlined in the Libraries Appointment, Rank and Promotion
System (LARPS); demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.
Appointment as associate librarian requires a proven record of
accomplishment in academic librarianship primary professional
responsibilities, productive service, and scholarly/creative achievement.

Desired:  A.B.A.-accredited J.D.; knowledge of commercial and open access
publishing platforms; knowledge of web accessibility standards; experience
with institutional repositories; experience with Open Educational
Resources; supervisory experience.

Submit cover, resume and list of three references to

Review of applications will begin on July 25, 2016 and continues until
position is filled.

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and
eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not
discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, military status, national origin,
pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran
status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and
activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all
reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be
directed to ADAFacultyStaff at miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information
on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at:
http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy
available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All
campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: July 12, 2016
Type: Administrative
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Employment Type: Full-time
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