Managing Director, Public Knowledge Project and Head

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Created: March 31, 2020


Simon Fraser University Library invites applications for the Head of
Digital Publishing and Managing Director of the Public Knowledge Project
(PKP). Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, Digital Strategy and
based at the W.A.C. Bennett Library, Burnaby campus, this full-time
continuing position will be responsible for both managing PKP operations
and supporting SFU faculty, staff, and students as Head of the Digital
Publishing division within the Library.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management of
PKP’s day-to-day operations, finances, and employees. The PKP Managing
Director is the chief advisor to the PKP Advisory Committee and develops
and maintains productive working relationships with university, national,
and international bodies and organizations. This position also co-leads the
federally-funded Coalition Publica project with Érudit at the Université de
Montréal. Working closely with the PKP Director, Associate Directors, and
staff, the Managing Director ensures the Project remains innovative and is
constantly looking for new ways to fulfill its mandate of opening access to

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