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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.

DescriptionSeeking a proactive, innovative, collaborative Department Head for Scholarly Communications, with additional responsibilities as Research Data Management Librarian. Will be responsible for directing work of department in addition to personal responsibility for development and delivery of research data management services. In addition to experience in scholarly communications, relevant experience could include directing similar research data management program within a research library or within a lab or research environment. 
  Develop strategic directions for Scholarly Communications Department and assess program progress that align with the library and campus strategic plans; lead and implement key initiatives associated with the Scholarly Communications Program;  Scholarly Communications Department daily operations and supervise, direct, and support program staff (currently 1 Scholarly Communications Librarian and 1 Open Access Publishing Manager).  
Consultation and Instruction:
  Along with program staff and librarians, consult with faculty, researchers, graduate students, and post-doctoral students/fellows on publishing choices, understanding publishing agreements, benefits of open access publishing, retention of rights, and overall management of intellectual property; lead library contributions to university- and campus-wide initiatives to develop and design policies, services, and infrastructure to enable faculty and students to preserve and make available their research data, thus maximizing the utility of it.  
Outreach and Collaborations:
 Coordinate with the IU Enterprise Scholarly Systems and Library Technologies team to ensure that the IU Bloomington campus repository scholarly content is well curated, discoverable, and preserved in the IU Digital Repository; collaborate with the IU Copyright Librarian on matters concerning copyright issues for faculty and graduate students and for managed content within the Scholarly Communications program.
To apply:
Review of applications will begin Friday, July 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 – Phone: 812-855-8196 – Fax: 812-855-2576 – Email:  For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to   Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
ALA-accredited Master’s degree or advanced degree in relevant field appropriate to management of scholarly communications and data management programs; two or more years of experience in management and staff supervision; ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position at IU.  
Experience that includes cross-disciplinary subject knowledge and a research background in data management in one or more areas of science, social sciences, or humanities; Experience working in agile development teams, preferably as a product owner or product council member, including experience with software development teams and other multi-disciplinary team projects.  
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Job Information
Job ID: 28676049    Library Type: Academic/Research (College/University)Entry Level: No Job Duration: IndefiniteRequired Travel: None