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.

The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, invites applications and nominations for the position of Head, Digital Libraries and Publishing.  The position is responsible for leading a newly formed department that will advance the VCU Libraries Digital Collections, Institutional Repository, Publishing, and Open and Affordable Course Content initiatives.  The successful candidate will work with a team of five dedicated and accomplished professionals and multiple student employees to further develop sustainable progress in these areas in partnership across the libraries, university, and community.  They will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

Salary commensurate with experience, not less than $85,000. Review of applications will begin July 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  The complete position description is available at   To apply for this position go to VCU Careers Site.  Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We are hosting information sessions for interested applicants in advance of the July 31, 2022 review date.

Please consider joining one of these sessions to learn more about the position, meet the supervisor (Jimmy Ghaphery), and get answers to your questions about the position.

Join one of our info sessions via Zoom:

  • July 1, 2022 | 2pm ET
  • July 8, 2022 | 2pm ET
  • July 22, 2022 | 2pm ET

The attendee list for each Zoom session will be hidden and those asking questions may do so anonymously.  Live captioning will be provided.

To attend a session, please complete the confidential form to receive a Zoom link.