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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.

Reference Number: 50-22525Posted Job Title: DIGITAL SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING LIBRARIANSchool Name/Org: University LibraryPosted to the Web: 04/08/2016Posted Job/Salary Grade: 025Employment Type: ExemptHours: 35.00Position Type: Full TimePosition Schedule: 9-5Months: 12Position Length: OngoingUniversity Overview    
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The University of Pennsylvania Libraries seek a creative, collaborative and enthusiastic librarian to join the Digital Scholarship team as the Digital Scholarly Publishing Librarian. Under the leadership of the Digital Publishing and Repository Coordinator and in collaboration with the Digital Scholarship and Data Curation Librarian, the incumbent will manage the day-to-day operations of the ScholarlyCommons service including: ingestion of new content; analyses and metrics across a broad array of materials; and the development and support of guides and documentation for public and internal uses. As part of a collaborative unit, the incumbent will serve as the first point of contact for questions about the repository and will participate in the creation of new methods for supporting scholarly publishing across formats.
– With guidance from the Digital Publishing and Repository Coordinator, manages the daily operations of the ScholarlyCommons, including content recruitment; copyright permissions and quality control of deposits; and compliance with metadata standards in consultation with specialists in other departments
– In collaboration with the rest of the Digital scholarship team, develop and supports workflows for supporting the creation and preservation of new forms of scholarship
– Participate in education and advocacy efforts, education and outreach on issues of author rights and the sharing and re-use of scholarly research and data
– Develop and maintain guides and documentation for internal and external audiences of the repository services
– Train and supervise student workers within the Digital Scholarship group
– Establish and produce the metrics to assess the impact of repository services; monitors user statistics and trends
-Master’s degree in library and information science or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, are required.
-Familiarity with the technologies and standards associated with digital scholarly publishing, open access, and institutional repositories
-The ability to work both independently and collegially, and to collaborate effectively 
-Knowledge of academic publishing and the role of open access platforms in disseminating research
-Demonstrated skill in managing, interpreting and visualizing data
-Experience coding in python or another scripting language preferred
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Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
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