November 20, 2023
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Princeton University Library (PUL) seeks a collaborative and innovative Librarian to lead and manage Library Open Access (OA) initiatives. The Librarian also provides expertise for copyright questions, including academic and OA licensing and use agreements for research data and code, for PUL employees and for Princeton researchers.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Research Data and Open Scholarship (RDOS), the Open Access and Intellectual Property Librarian is part of the Data, Research, and Teaching Services (DaRTS) division. The Open Access and Intellectual Property Librarian leads services and programs that support and foster OA publishing, partnering with PUL and campus stakeholders to advocate for and promote open research and scholarship. The Librarian develops partnerships within the library and across campus to promote the understanding of copyright, scholarly communications, and how they apply to both traditional scholarship and emerging data and computation areas. The Librarian is a visible leader on campus, nationally, and internationally, representing Princeton University and its interests with respect to OA and scholarly communications at conferences, workshops, and other national and international venues.
PUL is one of the world’s leading research libraries. It employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. The Library supports a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. Further information: http://library.princeton.edu
Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2024.
The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted only from the AHIRE system through the office of the Dean of the Faculty website: http://dof.princeton.edu/academicjobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Princeton University Library is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and advancing the University’s commitment to racial equity within our community and in the world. We encourage candidates from all diverse backgrounds and life experiences to apply for our positions. To find out more about PUL’s work towards greater inclusivity, equity, and diversity, please see PUL’s “About” page.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO is the law.
In collaboration with Data Services librarians, the Scholarly Communication team, and liaison librarians, the Head of Data Services leads a dynamic and evolving team to develop and deliver forward-thinking, measurable, campus-aligned programming, resources, and services to support researchers at every stage of the data lifecycle; scaffold scalable education and outreach programming and support for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty; and coordinate project support for data-intensive research. They will assist University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers in meeting the data management and sharing requirements of funding agencies and publishers. They will prioritize the development of strong, collaborative relationships with library subject specialists in data-intensive disciplines and with relevant offices, departments, and centers across campus. The incumbent will manage a small team of specialists focused on data management, spatial data and GIS, open science, data science, and data visualization.
The position is responsible for leading, managing, innovating, goal setting, marketing, and assessing all functions of the department in partnership with other departments within Data, Digital Strategies, and Scholarly Communication and across the Libraries. The Head of Data Services serves a critical role in ensuring the Libraries are poised to meet the research and student success goals outlined in the University’s strategic plan.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with the application, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information of three (3) professional references.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Clemson Libraries seek a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative Scholarly Communications Librarian to help advance the Libraries’ scholarly communications initiatives. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will provide leadership and expertise in the areas of scholarly communications, copyright, open access, and research impact. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will be a critical position to the Libraries’ strategic growth as an R1 institution and will help expand the Libraries’ data and research services that will further support Clemson strategic priority to double research by 2035. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will also provide specialized research consultations and instruction services in the areas of scholarly publishing. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will work closely with campus groups such as the Division of Research, the Office of General Counsel, and the Graduate School. Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and will work under the direction of the Head of the Open Scholarship Department. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will have a minimum salary of $70,000, with faculty rank to be determined based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.
A qualified candidate will have an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree (such as J.D.) in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. They must have a strong understanding of scholarly publishing, open access, copyright, institutional repository, and research data management, along with demonstrated knowledge of copyright law and policy, licensing, and other intellectual property issues in the context of higher education. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate ability to collaborate and establish partnerships with faculty, researchers, and other stakeholders, and have experience in promoting and advocating for data services and open access.
Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: [http://apply.interfolio.com/134573]. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Please address all required qualifications in your application package. Applications received by November 17 will be guaranteed consideration.
Clemson Libraries seek a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative Data Services Librarian to lead the Libraries’ research data services. The Data Services Librarian will play a key role in continuing and expanding the Libraries’ research data services that will further support Clemson’s strategic priority to double research by 2035. The Data Services Librarian will support faculty, researchers, and students in the discovery, use, organization, curation, preservation, and visualization of data. The Data Services Librarian will cultivate meaningful partnerships with campus groups including the Division of Research, Clemson Computing & Information Technology, and the Graduate School. This position requires a high degree of collaborative leadership and initiative and will be critical to the Libraries’ strategic growth as an R1 institution. Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service.
Qualified candidates must have an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree, as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, 1-2 years of previous experience providing research data services, knowledge of data-related resources, and a strong understanding of research data management principles, data curation practices, and data lifecycle.
The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience providing research data services, familiarity with software and tools for data analysis and visualization, previous management/
This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and will work under the direction of the Head of the Open Scholarship Department. The position provides a minimum salary of $90,000 based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.
For a more detailed position description and to apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/
The Operations Support Specialist provides primary support for specialist tools and workflows that promote the success of publishing and repository service users, both internal and external. In addition to providing direct operational support, you will provide feedback on business and user needs to improve upon existing workflows. Tools that the Specialist focuses on are Firebrand TMM, the enterprise book metadata management system, and Symplectic Elements, the University’s research information management system. Workflows include ensuring that information supply chain partners are robustly indexing original published content.
As a member of the Publishing Technology unit, the Operations Support Specialist reports to the Director of Publishing Technology, under the direction of the AUL of the Publishing Division of U-M Library.
The position may oversee graduate students and undergraduate student assistants.
This is a 3-year Term position with the possibility of renewal.
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$48,000.00 – $54,000.00
The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off (24 vacation days per year, and 15 sick leave a year), matched retirement contributions with immediate vesting, professional development opportunities, and more. TIAA and Fidelity Investments’ retirement benefits are available.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.