Scholarly Communications Librarian, Colby College, Waterville, ME

Colby College Libraries seek a collaborative, enthusiastic, and engaged professional for the position of Scholarly Communications Librarian. This new position reports to the Assistant Director for Digital Initiatives and will be a key part of a newly imagined and evolving Digital Initiatives team. This is a position with teaching and liaison responsibilities aligned with the successful candidate’s research, expertise, and experience.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will develop a comprehensive scholarly communication roadmap, manage a project portfolio for the Libraries, and across campus, and build community around that work. The Librarian serves as the Libraries’ expert on scholarly communication including, but not limited to, alternative publishing models, intellectual property rights, scholarly visibility and impact, online identity management, open access, open educational resources, and equitable access to the College’s scholarly output.

In collaboration with the Digital Collections Librarian, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will share responsibility for the management and development of the College’s institutional repository, including seeking out and maintaining partnerships across campus to promote it. The position will collaboratively develop and implement educational programs, support metadata creation for digital assets, and serve as an advisor for researchers (as well as library staff) on issues of scholarly communications and digital scholarship.

Priority given to applications received by August 31, 2020.

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