Ball State University is seeking applications for its Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager position:

The minimum salary for this position is $70,000.

The Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager is a vital member of the Digital Scholarship and Special Collections unit of University Libraries, providing leadership to develop and advance initiatives and programs in areas related to scholarly communications, open access publishing, copyright compliance, and fair use.  The person hired for this position will manage the University Libraries Copyright and Scholarly Communications Office and contribute to the operation of the University Libraries' Office of Digital Research and Publishing, launched as an area within the University Libraries in 2018, by leading the development of programs and collaborative services related to open access scholarly publishing, copyright compliance and fair use, and research data management.  The Office of Digital Research and Publishing advances the creation, dissemination, and preservation of high-quality online scholarship created at Ball State University through collaborative opportunities, workshops and instruction, consultative services, and technology solutions.

The Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager will play a crucial role in both building new programs and sustaining existing, successful initiatives.  This work will include advancing an open access journal publishing program through the Open Journal Systems platform, developing a program to mint Digital Object Identifiers for University scholarly content, guiding the continued growth of the Cardinal Scholar Institutional Repository, and continuing the successful delivery of consultative services to faculty and students regarding copyright and fair use best practices in research and teaching.  Through managing these programs, the Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager will advance meaningful, inclusive, and innovative scholarship and pedagogy at Ball State University.

For a full job description and to submit an application, please visit this link on the Ball State University employment opportunities site:  Please note that applications can only be accepted via this link/site.

I'm excited for the opportunity to welcome this new employee to the department and I look forward to providing an innovative and inclusive work environment that will support the selected candidate to thrive in their work and career.

Michael Szajewski
University Libraries
Assistant Dean for Digital Scholarship and Special Collections
Ball State University                        765-285-5078    Office
Muncie, IN   47306                          765-285-8149    Fax

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