DescriptionBoise State University Albertsons Library is a creative and fast-paced library focused on supporting faculty and student research through the active development of ScholarWorks, the university’s institutional repository, and through the creation of new data management services. Applications are invited for a full-time 12-month, tenure-track Librarian and Assistant Professor position. Utilizing excellent communication skills, the Librarian will provide primary support to faculty in disseminating their work via ScholarWorks and will collaborate with other library and university employees to provide scholarly communications and data management services. The position reports to the Scholarly Communications and Data Management Librarian and works both individually and collaboratively with one Librarian Assistant.
- Managing ScholarWorks’ mediated-deposit processes, including securing appropriate permissions from both authors and publishers
- Supporting faculty in disseminating their scholarship including consulting on author rights, and creating and maintaining individual researcher pages
- Developing and managing unique repository collections
- Collaborating with library staff from various units to develop and deliver new scholarly communication and data management services
- Boise State University LibrariesServing as a liaison for at least one academic department, including providing library instruction
- Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program
- Minimum 1 year working with institutional repository systems
- Knowledge of relevant scholarly communications and intellectual property issues such as copyright, author rights, and publishing agreements
- Knowledge of relevant metadata standards such as Dublin Core, METS, MODS
- Familiarity with data management issues such as data management planning, metadata schemas, and federal data management requirements
- Demonstrated ability to meet criteria for promotion and tenure
- Experience working with the Digital Commons institutional repository platform.
- Experience providing consultation and outreach services regarding scholarly communication issues
- Experience providing data management services
Application Information: Send electronic cover letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to email@example.com (preferred method) or mail to:
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1430
Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
About the University: http://www.boisestate.edu/
About the City of Boise: http://www.boisechamber.org/
About the Library: http://library.boisestate.edu/
About ScholarWorks: http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/
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Published: Friday, May 9, 2014 20:04 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC