The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of Scholarly Communication Librarian, a tenure-stream position in the University Libraries’ Department of Open and Digital Scholarship Services. The Scholarly Communication Librarian provides leadership in advancing scholarly communication programs that align with library and university priorities and the campus-wide Open Access (OA) policy. This position provides strategic direction for and promotion of CU Scholar, the University’s institutional repository (IR), and actively collaborates with library and campus colleagues on efforts to increase and enhance open content. The Scholarly Communication Librarian conducts outreach efforts and liaises with subject librarians, working groups, and campus partners in order to increase the accessibility and visibility of campus scholarship and to promote an institutional culture that values and rewards openness. The ideal candidate will lead efforts to develop and expand initiatives that provide open and sustainable access to CU Boulder research and will provide expertise on OA, copyright, author rights, and ongoing developments and trends in scholarly communication.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is recommended that applications be submitted by March 5, 2017, in order to receive full consideration.