Job Board

The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

Boston College Libraries is seeking a collaborative and enthusiastic individual to support the communication, outreach, and training needs of our digital initiatives. The Digital Publishing and Outreach Specialist will collaborate closely with Digital Scholarship staff to expand our digital publishing services that the Boston College Libraries offer.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide training and create outreach materials related to our journal publishing program and other digital initiatives. S/he will be responsible for presenting to groups across campus about these services and will work with the Digital Scholarship Group to create publicity materials. The successful candidate will have experience creating web and print outreach and publicity materials (e.g. blog and social media posts, posters, flyers) and will have an interest in open access publishing.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $42,400 to $53,000; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


●    Ability to provide strong attention to detail

●    Ability to document complex processes and to write training materials

●    Be collaborative and able to work across departmental groups

●    Show evidence of strong multi-tasking skills and ability to meet deadlines

●    Ability to provide group training presentations in software use

●    Basic familiarity with copyright principles

Strong writing and design skills and an ability to communicate effectively in multiple media

Demonstrate effective customer service approach.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with web publishing platforms, or an interest in learning some of this on the job.  Familiarity with academic libraries,  bachelors degree preferred

Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

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