Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative and motivated professional to
work with a team of vibrant library faculty to envision and implement the
library's technology initiatives. Reporting to the Director, Office of Library
Technology, the Head of Digital Scholarship will manage scholarly
communications and copyright initiatives, lead institutional repository
planning and outreach, and oversee digital production and data management
strategies. This is a 12-month tenure-track position with
faculty rank and status.
ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent.
Familiarity with issues related to scholarly communications, copyright,
digital repositories, and metadata description.
Experience in library technologies and applications.
Project management experience.
Background in copyright law and/or rights management.
Ability to collaborate with diverse groups and communicate ideas effectively.
Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity.
Salary and Benefits: Highly competitive salary and faculty rank based on the
successful candidate's qualifications and experience.
Location: Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-
oriented research university in a college-town setting along a dynamic
Southeastern corridor. Ranked as one of America's Top
Universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is an inclusive, student-
centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of
collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally
located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, Clemson is
located in one of the fastest-growing areas of SC, and a short two-hour drive
to major destination cities in Charlotte and Atlanta. The
upstate SC region provides a highly desirable quality of life setting in which
to pursue professional goals.
Application process: Prepare a letter of interest to the search committee
directly addressing the requirements for the position, and attach a personal
resume and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three
professional references. Submit the package electronically
as a single attachment in MS word or PDF format to
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will be guaranteed consideration.
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