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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.

The Claremont Colleges, a distinguished consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions, located just east of Los Angeles, California, seeks a Digital Scholarship Librarian (DSL). The Claremont Colleges Library is dedicated to promoting the vital role of scholarly communication in the liberal arts context. We provide innovative, engaging, and responsive services to support digital scholarly communications. The library collects and connects the resources that faculty and students need to advance teaching, learning, and research at the colleges.Under the broad direction of the Head of Scholarly Communication & Digital Publishing, the DSL will manage the operations of our institutional repository, Scholarship@Claremont. The DSL will collaborate with other librarians and staff to ensure that advocacy for and support of digital scholarly communication is central to the library’s profile. 
The DSL will develop educational and programmatic activities with consortial partners, and assess the scholarly communication efforts and needs of the Claremont Colleges. This librarian will provide guidance and support to faculty and students on copyright and intellectual property rights management issues. The DSL will represent the library in rapidly developing pedagogical, digital humanities, and other intercollegiate initiatives within the consortium.
Requirements include a MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent education and experience), and three years’ experience working with digital scholarship and publishing.
Salary is negotiable, full benefits package included. For the full position description and application procedures visit: Candidates applying by October 3, 2014 will be given first consideration.