Job is Expired Assistant Librarian - Digital Scholarship Librarian

University of Wyoming Libraries / Laramie, WY

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $52,000.00 per year   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Wyoming Wyoming

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:   
 Provide leadership for open scholarship, scholarly identities, research metrics, as well as open access publishing.  
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Provide leadership for open scholarship, scholarly identities, research metrics, as well as open access publishing.  Serve as the lead librarian for open educational resources (OER) support, including supervision of the open textbook grant program.  Participate in development of a new Digital Scholarship Center as part of the UW Libraries 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.  Collaborate closely with library and university faculty and departments (including the Office of Research & Economic Development, the Honors College, and the Office of Graduate Education) to identify opportunities for open scholarship.  Support the digital communications requirements of the university's undergraduate curriculum.  Coordinate with library systems staff and university IT to identify and support digital platforms related to student and/or faculty scholarship.  Provide training on open scholarship for librarians, staff, faculty and students.  This position reports to the Head of Digital Collections.  

Other Education Credentials

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with librarians, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of open scholarship and open educational resources
  • Demonstrated experience with open access platform(s) used to host and publish content (e.g., DSpace, ePrints, Digital Commons, OJS, or similar)
  • Knowledge of best practices for open access, copyright, licensing and accessibility

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Experience supporting faculty and students with scholarly consultation services
  • Experience providing instruction, research consultation services, and/or workshops in an academic library
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Application Requirements

REQUIRED MATERIALS:     

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

   HIRING STATEMENT:     

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

   In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu

Links

Academic Positions - Univ. WY: https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000057&tz=GMT-07%3A00

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Required

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $52,000.00 per year

Hours per week

Not specified

Evenings

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Weekends

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Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

January 22nd, 2019

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