Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

The University of Wyoming seeks applicants for a Scholarly Communication Librarian to join our growing Digital Collections office. The successful candidate will provide energetic leadership for scholarly communication initiatives and will manage the institutional repository (IR).

Responsibilities: Manage the Wyoming Scholars Repository (http://repository.uwyo.edu/) including daily operations, adding and editing content, creating policies and procedures, and assessing IR functionality and usage. Work both independently and in collaboration with liaison librarians, university faculty, and the Office of Research to develop and add new content to the IR. Serve as library resource on copyright, fair use and open access issues. Coordinate workshops and training in support of the IR and other scholarly communication topics. Monitor developments in scholarly communication, open access, and related initiatives and communicate their implications to library and university stakeholders. Work closely with Digital Collections staff for IR support and maintenance.

Review of applications will begin on February 29, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

For more information about the position and application procedures, please visit http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/hremployment/showjob.asp?jobid=11884

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