Scholarly Communications Librarian
University of Idaho
Assistant professor; tenure track, full faculty status, rank and
responsibilities; permanent 12-month appointment.
The University of Idaho Library invites applications from innovative and
service-oriented individuals for the position of Scholarly Communications
Librarian. This position will serve as point of contact for scholarly
publication at the university, with particular focus on academic library
copyright issues, open access, and author rights. Working closely and
collaboratively with library and university employees, the Scholarly
Communications Librarian will manage the university's institutional
repository, support open access publications, ensure compliance with federal
mandates, and promote scholarly and professional achievements.
Required: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library program; demonstrated
ability to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs; experience with
applications used in organizing and presenting digital
information; excellent organizational skills and a
demonstrated ability to handle complex analytical and detailed work; excellent
oral and written communications skills; ability to interact effectively with
audiences of diverse technological backgrounds; ability to work independently
and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment; and engage in research
and scholarship required for academic rank and tenure requirements.
Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible
candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
Desired: Experience working in an academic library, two or more years of
professional library experience, working knowledge of institutional
repositories, standards, copyrights, and applicable intellectual property
policies; and demonstrated ability to lead workshops and classes.
IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL: be intellectually curious with a desire for continuous
learning, enthusiastically contribute to the university's research and
teaching programs, explore emerging technologies as potential library
applications, and be committed to the ideals of faculty service.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank; the
salary is listed at $48,000 - $50,000 plus full fringe benefits. For complete
information regarding benefits, please refer to this website:
TO APPLY: To be considered, applicants must complete the online application
available at the University of Idaho's Human Resources site:
Candidates will be asked to submit: letter of application, curriculum vitae,
and the names and contact information for at least three references.
START DATE: July 1, 2014
Direct questions for additional information to
Linnea Marshall, Chair of the Selection Committee
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 442350
Moscow, ID 83844-2350
Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/13001/