Scholarly Communications Librarian

Augusta, Richmond County
Jun 12, 2014
Scholarly Communications Librarian Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Georgia Regents University (GRU) Job Opening ID: 8342 USG Applicant Clearinghouse Position ID # 24487 The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of the Georgia Regents University invites applications for the position of Scholarly Communications Librarian, a non-tenure track faculty position with an appointment as Assistant Professor. The primary focus will be to establish and grow a dynamic program to support scholarship for the health sciences campus. Required: Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association-accredited program Minimum of 2 years professional post-MLS experience or library equivalent experience Preferred: Familiar with current trends and emerging issues in scholarly communications Knowledge of current metadata schemas, standards, and institutional repository platforms such as Dublin Core, METS, DOI, ORCID, and DSpace. Familiar with data management issues such as organization standards, funding agencies requirements, and preservation Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as plan, coordinate, and implement programs in a timely matter Knowledge of relevant intellectual property and publication issues Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chair of Content Management, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will be responsible for planning, implementing, and leading outreach activities promoting the institutional repository and other scholarly communication initiatives to include issues related to intellectual property and open access of scholarly output at the University. This position will also develop and provide a data management plan consultation service and participate in grant support for research faculty. The successful candidate will provide best practice standards in the development of electronic theses and dissertations and coordinate efforts for new open access publications on campus. Intra-Institutional Responsibilities: The Scholarly Communications Librarian will serve as liaison for a health sciences college and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member. Extra-Institutional Responsibilities: The Scholarly Communications Librarian is expected to be active professional in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature. Salary and Benefits: The position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. How To Apply In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically at and upload a current curriculum vitae (CV). Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Woman and other minorities are encouraged to apply. Other Information Georgia Regents University is a tobacco free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Regents Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.