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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.

Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communication Librarian Libraries 
Smith College 
Smith College is accepting applications for a Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communication Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Teaching, Learning and Research, this position leads digital scholarship initiatives for the Smith College Libraries’ Teaching, Learning and Research (TLR) department, working closely with colleagues engaged in the development of digital scholarship at Smith. Promote the adoption of new models of scholarship at Smith by developing methodologies and tools of the digital humanities and social sciences for research, teaching and learning. Provide instruction and consultation services for digital projects, and serve on project teams. Facilitate the use of library content for digital scholarship creation by faculty and students. Serve as a resource for other TLR librarians who are engaged in digital scholarship; provides training and consultation. Keep abreast of new developments in digital scholarship and scholarly communication in the humanities and social sciences, and promote awareness among colleagues. As a member of the Teaching, Learning and Research department, conduct general reference, outreach, library instruction/information literacy, collection development and liaison activities. 
Education/Experience: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Advanced degree or background in a discipline of the humanities or social sciences preferred. At least 2 years of experience working with faculty or students on digital scholarship projects; teaching experience, especially on the undergraduate level; and experience with the provision of library reference and research assistance to patrons. 
Skills: Ability to select, implement and evaluate emerging tools of digital scholarship. Demonstrated familiarity with current issues of scholarly communication and the ability to convey these complex issues to a diverse audience. Demonstrated project management skills. A strong commitment to public service; knowledge of current issues and methods of library instruction/information literacy; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work flexibly, independently and collaboratively with colleagues and library users in a rapidly changing service-oriented environment. 
Review of applications will begin immediately. To review the job description and to be considered for this position, apply on-line at 
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