April 16, 2024

Production Assistant for Publishing Services

  • Ohio State University
  • Columbus, OH


Libraries | Research and Education

The Ohio State University Libraries publishes and hosts Open Access journals, archives the research and scholarship of campus partners, and promotes the open sharing of scholarly works created by Ohio State faculty, staff, and students. The Production Assistant for Publishing Services reports to the Production Services Manager and helps support the dissemination of research, scholarship, and creative expression in alignment with the Libraries strategic directions. The Production Assistant for Publishing Services assists with established production services for Open Access publishing in the Libraries and performs production work for publishing services across multiple software platforms (e.g. DSpace, Open Journal Systems, WordPress), on multiple simultaneous projects.

The Publishing and Repository Services unit includes a team of one librarian, three staff members, and student employees. The position requires attention to detail, sound judgment and decision making, and knowledge of related and applicable software programs. Specific responsibilities include: perform production tasks including layout editing, data input, and DOI registration; design, implement, and document workflows for multiple concurrent production projects; monitor and ensure the quality of data input; provide publishing software technical support for editors and creators of digital content; track projects in project database; schedule and supervise the production work of student assistants.

The Production Assistant for Publishing Services consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship ( as well as dedication to advance the work of the Research & Education unit. All other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Communications, or Art/Humanities or other appropriate field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Approximately 1-2 years of demonstrated experience with HTML and Microsoft Word. Familiarity with publishing process. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to assist with projects under minimal supervision and to meet deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with managing metadata. Experience with workflow development. Experience with CSS, or XML. Familiarity with accessibility standards and workflows to make PDF and web content accessible. Creativity and flexibility in using technology to solve problems. Supervisory experience.

Additional Information:

The posting range for this position is $19.52 to $22.00 per hour.

Please submit cover letter and resume with the online application. This posting will close after 14 days.

April 10, 2024

Data Services Librarian

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Amherst, MA

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Summary

Works in collaboration with the Data Services unit to develop and deliver forward-thinking, measurable, campus-aligned programming, resources, and services to support researchers throughout the data lifecycle; develop educational and outreach programming and support for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty; and coordinate project support for data-intensive research. Assists University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers and scholars in meeting the data management and sharing requirements of funding agencies and publishers. Assists in developing strong, collaborative relationships with library subject specialists in data-intensive disciplines and with relevant offices, departments, and centers across campus. The Data Services Librarian will be part of a team of specialists focused on data management, spatial data and GIS, open science, bibliometrics, data science, and data visualization.

For this position, the Data Services Librarian will have a specialization in at least one of the following areas: data visualization, bibliometrics and research impact, data science and statistics, or data curation.

Essential Functions

  • Delivers data services including writing data management plans, providing research impact training, providing data visualization expertise, developing guides, and teaching workshops
  • Provides consultations with researchers and research groups in partnership with liaison librarians on research data management planning, research impact, and other related topics
  • In collaboration with data services staff, designs and implements a sustainable framework to advance data services including writing data management plans, providing research impact training, providing data visualization expertise, developing guides, and teaching workshops
  • Participates in developing vision and direction for the Libraries’ Data Services including strengthening and promoting existing services and developing new services across all disciplines. Participates in assessment of campus-wide data needs and current support services and activities for continuous improvement, including the development of workflows.
  • Keeps apprised of key issues, trends, tools, technologies, resources, and methodologies for computationally centered, data-driven research (e.g., data science, bibliometrics/research impact, research data management, data literacy, visualization, text mining, etc.), and regularly incorporates this knowledge into planning and sharing of information with library colleagues and campus partners as relevant
  • In collaboration with data services staff and other staff in the division, develops information policies, services, and infrastructure informed by legal, regulatory, and federal requirements in cooperation with relevant university stakeholders, including the Office of Research and Engagement, Information Technology, and compliance officers
  • In collaboration with library colleagues, coordinates and manages requests for the compilation of research impact and measurement output through use of bibliometrics-based approaches (including altmetrics and other research metrics approaches) for researchers, administrators, and campus units
  • Partners with UMass Amherst’s Office of Research & Engagement, Research Administrators Advisory Board, Information Technology, and other relevant campus units on data management initiatives.
  • Serves on internal committees as assigned and may be asked to represent the Libraries on campus committees, Five College Committees, and Boston Library Consortium Committees, and/or at other selected professional meetings and conferences
  • Participates in professional development and continuing education activities, including service in professional and scholarly associations, and presenting and publishing on work-related topics

Other Functions

  • Works a flexible schedule, which includes some evening, weekend, and holiday hours
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required to meet the goals of the department, Libraries, and University

Organizational Values

  • Commitment to support justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) within the Libraries and across the institution
  • Ability to build and sustain effective working relationships and work collaboratively in a diverse and fast-paced environment
  • Purposefully promote a One Library environment for all that encourages inclusion, personal growth, respect, self-reflection, curiosity, and continuous learning
  • Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent with both law and with university policy

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in librarianship (from a program accredited by the American Library Association) or related field, or combination of an advanced degree in a relevant subject area and experience in libraries, archives, museums, or similar institutions
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience, such as providing data services, in libraries, archives, museums, or similar academic settings
    Demonstrated knowledge of data management, data curation, and preservation principles and practices, including issues and technical challenges related to format migration, preservation, metadata, and data retrieval
  • Familiarity with data sources such as ICPSR, Mergent, Roper, Social Explorer, World Development Indicators, etc.
  • Familiarity with bibliographic data sources such as CrossRef, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge providing specialized data services in at least one of the following areas:
    a. Data visualization, or b. Bibliometrics and research impact, or c. Data science and statistics, or d. Data curation
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, be self-directed, problem-solve, and demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, service excellence, innovation, and creativity
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain effective working relationships and work collaboratively in a diverse and fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, project, and time management skills to lead or coordinate multiple projects and work with minimal supervision
  • Evidence of commitment to support justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) within the Libraries and the institution
  • Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution to the library profession

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background that demonstrates proficiency with tools for working with data such as scripting languages (such as Python or JavaScript), statistical solutions (such as R, SAS, STATA, SPSS, etc.), or qualitative data tools (such as NVIVO, MAXQDA, etc.)
  • Working knowledge and understanding of bibliometric indicators such as author metrics, article metrics, journal metrics, humane metrics, altmetrics, etc.
  • Experience with data visualization software, such as VOSviewer, Sci2, Gephi, Tableau, etc.
  • Ability to present data through visual storytelling or narrative techniques
  • Successful experience on cross-departmental teams to accomplish projects and initiatives
  • Experience working with DMPTool (or similar tools) to prepare data management plans
  • Familiarity with data sharing policies for U.S. federally funded research and emerging best practices for compliance with funder requirements
  • Familiarity with geospatial data; data visualization tools, trends, and techniques; generative AI tools and/or machine learning
  • Experience teaching the evolving landscape of open and public data, data ethics, and data sharing
  • Experience teaching quantitative and/or qualitative software for working with data

Work Schedule

The regular working schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, day hours.
The incumbent of the position is expected to work on a flexible schedule, which includes some evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

This position has the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule, which is defined by the University as an arrangement where an employee’s work is regularly performed at a location other than the campus workspace for a portion of the week. As this position falls within the Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP) Union, it is subject to the terms and conditions of the MSP collective bargaining agreement.

Salary Information

Librarian III or IV
a. Librarian III salary floor: $69,500

b. Librarian IV salary floor: $78,900

Salary commensurate with experience.

For full information and to apply.


April 4, 2024

Editorial Coordinator

  • Stanford Libraries
  • Stanford, CA

This is a 3-year fixed term position.

Stanford Libraries seek an Editorial Coordinator to support the Stanford University Libraries publishing imprint. Stanford Libraries books showcase the Libraries’ extraordinary collections, making them visible to people across and beyond campus. We publish exhibit catalogs, annotated bibliographies, scholarly texts, essays and poetry, and keepsakes and miscellanea.

About the Position:

Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Editorial Coordinator supports all aspects of publishing at Stanford Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to engage in the full breadth of the publishing process, from assisting in the development of manuscripts to reviewing rights and permissions, preparing files, and tracking the production process, planning promotional efforts, and facilitating distribution.

The ideal candidate will be flexible, agile, collegial, good at setting priorities and adapting to changing needs, and passionate about making books. This is a 3-year term position.

Under direct supervision, assist with the publication of print and digital books that showcase the Stanford University Libraries’ collections.

Core Duties:

  • Communicate with authors, donors, faculty, library staff, and vendors as needed. (10%)
  • Convert and prepare files in accordance with vendor needs. (10%)
  • Prepare and maintain in-house style sheets. (5%)
  • Review permissions. (10%)
  • *Provide administrative support to the editor-in-chief. (5%)
  • *Assist with marketing plans/programs to meet business objectives, including coordinating with internal stakeholders. (5%)
  • *Draft, edit, and schedule select marketing communications for a variety of channels (i.e., web, print, email, online.) (5%)
  • Track due dates and deadlines. (5%)
  • Support distribution of published titles. (Track stock of backlist titles. 5%)
  • Undertake research and editing tasks as assigned. (5%)
  • *Assist in quality control of data and marketing materials. (5%)
  • *Support the planning and execution of events. (5%)
  • *Support the creation and launch of tools and processes to improve publishing efforts. Contribute to vendor selection, arrangements, and scheduling. (5%)
  • *Coordinate vendor estimates and invoice processing. (5%)
  • *Monitor, track and report publishing program effectiveness. (5%)
  • *Review and report program/publication data. (5%)
  • *Develop an understanding of organization’s major programs, services, events and products. (5%)
  • May work on digital and print projects, including the Stanford Libraries website.

* – Other duties may also be assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and creative.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently to meet expected
  • deadlines and schedules.
  • Demonstrated team player.

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:

 Experience in / knowledge of rights and permissions, copyright and fair use a plus

  • Familiarity with citation styles such as Chicago, APA, a plus
  • Familiarity with InDesign a plus

Pay Range:

The expected pay range for this position is $32.69 – $39.42 per hour.  Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Read the full job description.

March 28, 2024

Library Publishing Specialist

  • Purdue University
  • West Lafayette, IN

The Libraries Publishing Unit provides publishing support to the Purdue community, increasing distribution, access, and visibility of Purdue scholarship through open scholarship. Supporting the Libraries goal to broaden availability of open scholarship to advance equitable and financially sustainable access to scholarly resources, this position supports Open Access publication of original scholarship at Purdue University. As part of the Libraries Publishing Unit, this position manages and maintains continued publication series, provides guidance and training to editors, and serves as liaison between clients, vendors, and the Libraries Publishing Unit.

Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative individual to serve as Library Publishing Specialist. As a member of the Library Publishing Unit, the successful candidate will join a dynamic team seeking to reframe and redefine our Library Publishing Program.

The salary for this position is $41,400 – $57,500 commensurate with education and experience.

Please note that you will need to upload a cover letter for consideration.

About Us:

The Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies system on the West Lafayette campus includes six subject-oriented libraries, the Hicks Undergraduate Library, and the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center. Staff total nearly 150, of which 81 are faculty and professionals. The campus library system includes 3,317,331 printed volumes and electronic books; 227,814 electronic and print journals; and government documents and microforms in excess of 400,000. To complement the online collections, Libraries also houses more than 600,000 volumes in closed stacks that individuals can request for next-day delivery. In addition, any item held in the Big Ten Academic Alliance libraries can be requested directly and typically arrives within a few days.

When you join Purdue University, you join a community that keeps moving forward. For more than 150 years, we’ve been known for not only our groundbreaking work in STEM research, but also for our collective imagination, ingenuity and innovation. 

What We’re Looking For:

Education and Experience Needed

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Two (2) – Three (3) years of experience
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered

Skills Needed:

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and set priorities and deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of scholarly publishing trends, issues, and strategies, or current digital publishing standards and best practices
  • Openness and willingness to learn new technologies


  • Experience with metadata
  • Basic HTML or XML knowledge, or another markup language

Additional Information:

  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

Who We Are:

Purdue is a community built on collaboration, with global perspectives, Boilermaker pride and endless opportunity to live, learn and grow. Join us and contribute to our culture. 


March 20, 2024

Open Publishing Librarian

  • IUPUI University Library
  • Indianapolis, IN

IUPUI University Library, soon to be the IU Indianapolis University Library, seeks an Open Publishing Librarian to join its Center for Digital Scholarship (Center) in supporting researchers across the research lifecycle. This position is responsible for the management and maintenance of the institutional repository and open journal publishing program. The successful candidate will have broad knowledge of scholarly communication issues within higher education and experience in supporting open dissemination of research. This is a tenure-track position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024.

The Open Publishing Librarian reports to the Director of the Center and works closely with colleagues within the Center and across the Library to support the open dissemination of research. The Center is a highly collaborative and motivated group of individuals focused on changing IUPUI’s culture to adopt more open access knowledge practices through a variety of initiatives, services, and advocacy work.

Ranked among the top 100 most innovative schools by U.S. News and World Report, IUPUI is an urban research and health sciences campus with 18 degree-granting schools and more than 450 academic programs. Located in downtown Indianapolis, a multicultural and affordable mid-sized city, the campus serves more than 29,000 students.

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence.

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be someone interested in collaborating with others, flexible in their approach to solving problems, and with a desire to learn. There are multiple paths toward success in this position and each may look slightly different depending on the successful candidate’s interests and experience. We encourage you to communicate how your skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications in ways that may not be obvious. University Library is especially interested in promoting an environment of diversity and excellence throughout the institution and encourages candidates who are committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments.


  • Serve as the library’s coordinator for the institutional repository and open access journal publishing program
  • Support compliance with the IUPUI Open Access Policy
  • Serve as library’s resource person for questions related to the institutional repository, open journals, and open routes for research dissemination generally
  • Collaborate with Center librarians and staff on projects and initiatives that advance open access to knowledge created by IUPUI researchers
  • Supervise 1-2 FTE staff and/or student employees who support scholarly communication services
  • Support the shared work of the Center

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or an equivalent degree
  • Experience with digital publishing tools (e.g., DSpace, OJS)
  • Broad knowledge of scholarly communication issues within higher education
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to solve emerging and sometimes ambiguous problems
  • Commitment to open knowledge, open access, or open research practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Experience collaborating with faculty and other campus stakeholders
  • Understanding of issues associated with intellectual property and copyright in an academic setting

About IUPUI and University Library

IUPUI, an urban-serving institution with a mission and a vision focused on both diversity and community engagement, has been the recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from Insight into Diversity (the nation’s oldest higher education diversity publication) for twelve consecutive years. The campus has been recognized in recent years by Forbes Magazine as the #3 best employer for women in the state among universities, and the #4 best employer for diversity in Indiana. University Library is a Power of Libraries award winner and home to numerous award-winning professionals.

University Library is looking for librarians who will support our commitment to engage with the wider educational community through performance, professional development and service that are inclusive of the rich diversity of our campus and our city. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.

IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

Compensation and Application

The minimum salary is $57,000, with additional funding for professional development and travel. Benefits include 22 vacation days, 10 paid holidays, health/dental insurance options, and retirement contributions of 10% to a Fidelity Investments retirement plan. A start-up package includes $10,000 for moving and ongoing professional development expenses.

Deadline for applications is April 15, 2024. The position is available no sooner than July 1, 2024. Please forward a CV, contact information for four references (include name, title, telephone number, and e-mail address) and a letter of application discussing your ability to advance the library’s Strategic Priorities, and the individual strengths you will bring to the position. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to University Library Human Resources Specialist Joycelynn Marshall at the following email address:

March 12, 2024

Copyright Services Specialist

  • The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University Libraries is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the position of Copyright Services Specialist within Copyright Services. Copyright Services provides information and resources to The Ohio State University community on topics and activities related to copyright. Reporting to the Head of Copyright Services, the Copyright Services Specialist assists in the development of instruction, guidance, communications, and advocacy on copyright issues for the university and University Libraries.

The Copyright Services Specialist serves as the first line respondent for routine copyright questions and provides information and resources on copyright-related topics to faculty, staff, and students of the university, including consultation services and instructional presentations. The Copyright Services Specialist assists in the research of rights status for materials in University Libraries collections.

The Copyright Services Specialist consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship ( as well as dedication to advance the work of the Content and Access unit. All other duties as assigned.

Salary: The posting range for this position is $42,700 to $56,900 annually.

Job listing: Please submit cover letter and resume with the online application at of applications will begin on March 18, 2024.

March 8, 2024

Department Head for Open Scholarship

  • Clemson University
  • Clemson, SC

Clemson Libraries seeks a dynamic, driven, and collaborative Department Head for Open Scholarship to provide leadership and expertise at Clemson Libraries. The Open Scholarship Department includes services such as open educational resources, scholarly communications, experiential learning, research data services, and digital humanities/scholarship.  The department also houses two learning spaces: Adobe Studio & Makerspace and the Scholars’ Lab.  The department head will play an active and key role in continuing and expanding the Libraries’ research and experiential learning services that will further support Clemson’s strategic priorities.

The Department Head of Open Scholarship (OS) will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing a newly created open scholarship department that provides support for digital scholarship, digital literacy, data literacy, digital preservation, faculty research, Open Access initiatives and advocacy, and scholarly communications.  The department headwill also collaborate with faculty, administrators, and staff to create meaningful partnerships with campus groups including the Division of Research, Clemson Computing & Information Technology, Graduate School, the Office of General Counsel, etc.  This position requires a high degree of collaborative leadership and initiative and will be critical to the Libraries’ strategic growth as an R1 institution.


1.              An ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. 

2.              Two years of professional experience in at least one of the department’s functional areas. 

3.              Two years of management/supervisory experience with a demonstrated record of innovative leadership and navigating organizational change. 

4.              Two years of experience building campus and inter-institutional partnerships to promote and advocate for open scholarship and experiential learning initiatives. 

5.              Demonstrated experience in mentoring faculty and professional staff. 

6.              Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and a culture of innovation. 

7.              Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication and creative problem-solving. 

Preferred Qualifications 

1.              Experience leading an established digital/open scholarship department. 

2.              Three to five years of management/supervisory experience. 

3.              Experience writing grants and getting external funding to start or expand services. 

4.              Strong record of professional service and publications/presentations at a national level.

Salary and Benefits

Faculty rank and minimum salary of $95,000 based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Application Instructions 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and names and contact information for three references via Interfolio  Applications received by 03/22/2024 will be guaranteed consideration. 

February 8, 2024

Metadata and Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Michigan Publishing
  • Ann Arbor, MI

The Metadata and Digital Marketing Specialist supports marketing and sales strategies at Michigan Publishing (MPub), which is comprised of three units: the University of Michigan Press, Michigan Publishing Services, and Deep Blue Repositories and Research Data Services.

The Metadata and Digital Marketing Specialist plays a crucial role in enhancing the discoverability and marketability of MPub’s diverse publications – primarily books but also a small open-access journals list and innovative digital products. This position oversees marketing metadata accuracy across all Michigan Publishing products, including the University of Michigan Press’s regional trade, English Language Teaching textbooks, and scholarly imprints; the University of Michigan Press’s distributed clients; and Michigan Publishing Services’ imprints, distributed clients, and journals.

Across all imprints, MPub produces around 120 book projects a year, and the Metadata and Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for optimizing metadata across various platforms, ensuring accurate representation and maximum visibility in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.  The successful candidate will also collaborate on strategy and content creation for MPub’s web presences in order to increase visibility, reach, and brand awareness in alignment with the organization’s broader marketing needs.

This position reports to the Director of Sales, Marketing, and Outreach, under the direction of the AUL of the Publishing Division of U-M Library. The position may oversee graduate students and undergraduate student assistants.

What You’ll Do

Metadata Management (40%)

  • Ensure the accuracy and validity of MPub book, journal, and digital project metadata at the point of release to the supply chain.
  • Oversee larger-scale metadata cleanup projects as the Operations group identifies them.
  • Collaborate with representatives across all Michigan Publishing departments to enhance product metadata and increase discoverability and conversion.
  • Ensure that journal metadata is accurate and indexed in all appropriate locations.

Digital Marketing (30%)

  • Create, review, and/or audit content for digital channels
  • Utilize metadata feeds and in-house design tools to populate pre-designed marketing collateral templates (flyers, digital ads, etc.)
  • Create and manage Edelweiss catalogs and other digital catalogs.
  • Research and suggest SEO best practices, new indexing methods and aggregation partnerships, and metadata optimization to improve product discovery.

Website Administration (20%)

  • Serve as superuser of the Content Management System (CMS) for the press website.
  • Ensure training materials and CMS instructions are kept up-to-date.
  • Monitor and analyze website traffic and user behavior using web analytics tools to assess the effectiveness of online marketing strategies, identify trends, and provide data-driven insights for optimizing website performance.

Process and Systems Improvement (10%)

  • In collaboration with other members of the MPub team, revise and maintain workflow and associated Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documentation for recording metadata in Title Management.
  • Optimize existing workflows and explore new marketing and project management processes, tools, and systems, including for marketing analytics.

Required Qualifications*

  • 2+ years experience in digital marketing and/or metadata management
  • Some college education in areas of communication, journalism, public relations, business, education, or a related field
  • Excellent data analysis skills, including the ability to construct basic reports and queries, understand and optimize metadata
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects with multiple components
  • Practical judgment, professional attitude, and diplomacy in making and communicating decisions
  • Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
  • High level of computer literacy, including proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, or comparable)
  • Ability to travel occasionally; most travel is likely to be domestic, with the possibility of rare international travel.

Work Schedule

You will be full-time, 40 hours/week; typically Monday – Friday day-time shifts. The marketing team typically works a hybrid schedule with some days in office and some days of remote work.  Hybrid work of 1-2 days on site is preferred, but full remote work is possible.

Additional Information

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.

For questions about this posting or to request accommodations, please contact

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.